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Sencha Saemidori | Green Tea

  • Loose leaf Sencha Saemidori Japanese green tea
  • Steeped cup Sencha Saemidori Japanese green tea

Sencha Saemidori | Green Tea
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An excellent tea for the experienced. The aroma is thick and the cup has that deep, bitter grassiness that only the best sencha can rank as a compliment. Full-bodied, great texture, good for many steeps. A winner!

Produced in April 2021 from Makurazaki, Kagoshima, Japan. The Saemidori cultivar was recognized in 1991 and is home to this region, but popular throughout Japan. “Sae” = bright, “midori” = green – it’s a combination of the Asatsuyu and Yabukita cultivars. Makurazaki is a sea facing city off the southern coast of Kagoshima. Its mountainous terrain and mild climate make it excellent for growing high-quality tea.

Ingredients: green tea

Steeping Instructions

3 grams | 8 oz water | 175°F | Steep 3 min. 

Traditional Instructions

8 grams | 8 oz water | 160°F | Steep 1 min. 

Number of Cups

2 oz makes 19 cups, 4 oz makes 38 cups

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