A trio of senchas

Sencha has always been one of my favourite green teas. I personally favour senchas that have a strong grassy and vegetal taste. This clean and pure taste is one of those wonderful things about the world of tea that makes me smile. 

I’ve had some great senchas in my days, which I typically bought at shops with direct links to tea gardens in Japan and paid a good bit of money for. With this round of tea reviews, however, I wanted to explore some senchas that are not as hard on the wallet and that are readily available in the UK. All of the senchas I selected are for everyday drinking and are not too fussy when it comes to brewing temperatures and times.

Happy drinking,

Drew B (teaxplorer)

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About teaxplorer

I grew up in the Midwest of the US and was introduced to tea at a very young age - unsweetened iced tea, that is! It was not until my early 20s, when I was seeking a lighter alternative to coffee, that I took tea drinking to a new level. I still remember my mother suggesting that I try putting milk in a cup of black tea (something that actually sounded a bit repulsive at the time, but I gave it a go). I quickly became tired of supermarket tea and started ordering teas from shops and companies all over the US. Throughout my 20s and now into my early 30s, pursuits in higher education studies, work opportunities and marriage have given me opportunities to live in the UK, Canada and Germany and travel around the world, which has sparked an even greater interest in tea and the culture of tea. This blog is my outlet to discuss my love of tea and show off some of my photos. All images and opinions on this blog are my own, unless stated otherwise. I retain copyright on all photographs, but please do not hesitate to contact me at teaxplorer@gmail.com if you wish to reproduce any of my images. Likewise, if you would like me to review and photograph any teas for you, please get in touch. I would be happy to hear from you. Thank you for stopping by my blog, and I hope you return many times! Happy drinking! Drew B (@teaxplorer)
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