Harney & Sons, Japanese Sencha Green Tea, 4 oz
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- Fine Teas
- John Harney Master Tea Blender
A popular tea that is a good introduction to green teas.
Character: Pleasant vegetal flavor
Effects: Rich in vitamin C and antioxidants
Brewing Time: Less than boiling water, 3 minutes
Harney & Son: the tea garden to tea cup...in 1970 John Harney, Master Tea Blender, embarked on a mission to share his love for tea.
Harney & Sons Tea selection offers over 200 varieties of the highest quality leaves. The Harney Family personally source their teas from the most reputable, established estates and gardens throughout Asia and India ...accepting only the exceptional
The correct way to brew green tea
- Heat pot with boiling water until warm to touch
- Discard that water and put a teaspoon of tea for each cup of tea desired.
- Pour 180ºF water over tea & steep 3 minutes.
- Pour through strainer.
Storage: No light, moisture or scent
Store tightly sealed
Japanese green tea
Caffeine content: 30-50 milligrams
I might be a tea addict; I have to admit this is the closest I can get to the tea I got from Japan while in Japan. Lightly sweet finish, nice full flavor you can feel on the center back of your tongue after you drink. More expensive than the stuff from Japan...but it's got the flavor you'd expect from a nice green tea. Wish I could buy in bulk.
I do not get what all the rah rah is about sencha tea. Least of all at this price. I have had others, this is not different. Is it the needle like deep green leaves? If I boil it will the flavor come out more? However different that is, I have yet to find one with flavor that grabs me. This tea has an evaluation scale on the side of the box. Out of a 5: 2 - brisk, 2 - body, 4 - aroma. That is close. Nice smell in the can but it has to transfer to the mug. I like body in my tea, kind of like Earl Grey. But my favorite tea is Numi Jasmine. That one comes through in the mug. I don;t think I will ever try sencha again. Personal preference I am sure, but for me this is a one or two.
Posted by 5310138871066765622 on Apr 03, 2016
I love this green tea.Just what I was looking for
Excellent flavour and quality
Posted by 4854902752449295482 on Jan 03, 2016
This green tea has a very complex, lovely flavour. It also has very few stems in it -- mostly leaf.
Posted by 5378321367467416507 on Jan 21, 2015
the finest sencha I've ever experienced
Posted by 5113960700525343177 on Nov 06, 2014
just what the title says.