This Kabuse Sencha is shade grown like matcha and is itself an esteemed category of Japanese green tea, in between regular sencha and matcha. Yes, this is more like Gyokuro.
A great alternative to steeping Sencha leaves because of its mild flavor and grounding, yet energizing effect, and an excellent alternative to matcha, with a somewhat different taste.
Certified by JAS (Japanese Agricultural Organic Standard).
Harvested only once per year.
100% pure, Japanese fresh raw green tea.
You can make 40 cups from 1 tin (20g).
Medium-bodied tea with a mild flavor and a deep green color. Enjoy the delicate, subtle flavor of classic Japanese sencha.
Taste and Feeling
Brews easily with a full flavor, and gives you a sustained energy and calm mental clarity because you ingest the whole leaf in one cup, rather than steeping leaves in water until they lose flavor.
Green tea has been shown to inhibit cortisol synthesis, which means it lowers stress.
The antioxidants and polyphenols help your body counteract the stresses and toxins that come with modern life. It has also been shown that green tea may help prevent certain types of cancer, ease weight management, and improve skin complexion.
Cacao, apple, kiwi, banana, seaweed, breadfruit.
Full mouthfeel with thinner foam when prepared with chasen (traditional whisk).
・Hot & Cold: Place 1/4 tsp of tea powder per 8-10oz of hot water or cold water and mix or shake.
・Latte: Place 1 teaspoon Kabuse Sencha in a wide mug or bowl. Slowly whisk in 1 tablespoon hot water. Then add 1cup unsweetened milk (almond milk, soy milk, rice milk etc) and whisk. Sweeten with sweetener. You can also add ginger.