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Trying a Bizenya – Hand Picked Fukumidori – Sayamacha White Tea For The First Time

for me, 2022 among many other things is about trying to allow myself to have as many new tea experiences as possible, of which I have luckily already had a few in just the first two months. Today I wanted to add to that list of new tea experiences in 2022 with another tea first… Continue reading Trying a Bizenya – Hand Picked Fukumidori – Sayamacha White Tea For The First Time

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Side By Side Matcha Comparison – Featuring Three Matchas From Naoki Matcha

These three matchas are from Uji (specifically the area near Joyo), Wazuka and Nisho. They are high-grade matchas that are suitable for both usucha and koicha and they have been named after the regions they come from Uji Harmony, Wazuka Hilltop and Nishio Bloom. Each of the matchas was shaded for around six weeks. Elevation… Continue reading Side By Side Matcha Comparison – Featuring Three Matchas From Naoki Matcha

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Dark Roast vs Light Roast Hojicha – How Roasting Times and Temperatures Affect Flavour Profile

Hey Everyone! Today's post is all about Hojicha which is a tea a lot of people associate with this time of the year so I thought that now was the best time to do this post and assist those of you out there who love hojicha in learning more about what goes into creating it… Continue reading Dark Roast vs Light Roast Hojicha – How Roasting Times and Temperatures Affect Flavour Profile

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Side By Side Matcha Comparison – Featuring Three Mystery Matchas From Happuan Souen

Recently I was asked by Happuan Souen, who is a Omotesenke instructor and Matcha Seller over on Instagram, if I would be willing to try out three mystery matchas and compare them and send my feedback to them. Two of the matchas are low-pesticide and one matcha is for the Japanese domestic market. When I… Continue reading Side By Side Matcha Comparison – Featuring Three Mystery Matchas From Happuan Souen

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Insights Into The Japanese Tea Industry – Tezumi Tea (Q&A -Part 2)

Happy New Year Everyone! I know I only posted yesterday and it been a hell of a long time that I've posted two days in a row but today I wanted to follow up on yesterdays Insights Into The Japanese Tea Industry post and get the second half of my Q&A with Tezumi Tea out… Continue reading Insights Into The Japanese Tea Industry – Tezumi Tea (Q&A -Part 2)