Tag Archives: Japanese tea

Oolong Yabukita

This is the second part of a pair of posts detailing my experiences with two rather interesting teas from Japan that I came across while shopping over at House of Tea. Advertisements

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Kocha Yabukita

I bought these leaves from perennial favourites House of Tea with Christmas present cash.

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Irma Chinese Sencha

Mrs. Teaist came across this tea in a branch of Danish supermarket Irma, and given their reputation as purveyors of good quality foodstuffs thought it worth a punt.

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Hoshino Seichaen Gyokuro “Classic”

This tea formed part of my haul from Sing teahouse in Copenhagen during my recent tea-inspired day-trip to the Danish capital.

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Expedition: Copenhagen

The other day I decided it was high time I paid another visit to Copenhagen to go tea shopping.

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2015 Bancha Goishicha

Bancha Goishicha is a dark or post-fermented tea from Japan. This particular tea originates from Otoyo town, which lies in Kochi prefecture on Shikoku island, and was produced in February 2015.

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Yamamotoyama Hoji Cha

Sometimes, when it comes to tea, I like to turn off that automatic inside-of-the-head warning mechanism – you know, the robotic sounding one similar to the ones large service vehicles sport, the one that says “Caution, the packet of tea … Continue reading

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