Recently I was given the chance to try an incredible matcha by the team over at Yunomi and I knew from the instant I took my first sip that I was going to end up writing a long form post about my experiences with this tea. The matcha in questions is a Modern Heritage Grade… Continue reading Tasting Sessions – Tsujki: Heritage Grade Uji Hikari Matcha
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
What is high mountain oolong / high mountain tea? What makes it so special? Why is it so well-loved within the tea community? Why it is sold at a high price point? Why is it getting harder and hard to find? Those are all questions I am going to be answering in this post, I'll… Continue reading What Is Gao Shan Cha / High Mountain Tea?
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
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