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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