Category Archives: Sencha

TEA REVIEW: Canton Tea Co – Green Dragon

Website: Canton Tea Co Twitter: @cantontea Facebook: Canton Tea Co Company location: Bristol, UK About 95% of the time I am not interested in reviewing flavoured teas, but this blend perked my interest because I enjoy these flavours (especially in … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Tombo Tea – Zen Sencha

Tea and origin: Sencha green tea from the Maruyama Tea Estate near Mt Fuji, Japan Website: Tombo Tea Twitter: @tombo_london Link to Zen Last week I enjoyed reviewing Tombo’s Bonsai tea (Genmaicha with Matcha). Today I’ll be tasting Tombo’s Zen … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Tombo Tea – Bonsai (Genmaicha with Matcha)

Tea and origin: Sencha green tea, roasted brown rice and Matcha from the Maruyama Tea Estate near Mt Fuji, Japan Website: Tombo Tea Twitter: @tombo_london Link to Bonsai I was recently contacted by Louis Endo-Sloley who, with her son Manami, … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Tea People – Japanese Sencha

Tea: Sencha green tea from Uji prefecture of Japan Sample provided by: Tea People Twitter: @TeaPeopleLtd Link to Japanese Sencha Tasting notes: Dry leaf: The dry leaf consists of broken and medium-sized needle-shaped leaves. It has a light grassy aroma

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REVIEW: Blue Lantern Tea – Sencha

Tea: Sencha green tea from Uji, Japan Sample provided by: Blue Lantern Tea Link to Sencha on Blue Lantern website Dry leaf: – The dry leaf has a sweet, grassy aroma – It has a dark, rich green colour, and … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Whittington’s Tea Emporium – Sencha Sampler Pack

Teas: Three green Japanese sencha teas Retail price: £10.00 Sample provided by: Whittington’s Tea Emporium Link to Sencha Sampler Pack Sencha Sampler Pack In my post featuring the Whittington’s Tea Emporium (WTE), I discussed how the company offers a platform … Continue reading

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Conclusions: A trio of senchas

Like with many things in life, the quality of the product is typically reflected in the price. Going into this round of reviews I did not expect to find an inexpensive sencha that rivalled a sencha from a small Japanese tea garden. … Continue reading

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