Green tea in Japan has a storied and celebrated history. Begin your exploration of the many varieties Japan has to offer with this loose leaf tea sampler. Total weight 3.2 oz, makes 40 cups. This set contains four sample sizes of loose tea. This set includes:
kukicha - This blend of leaves and stems yields a sweet sesame seed or chestnut note. Tender like soft white rice. Balanced and low in astringency. [Moderate caffeine]
hojicha - An Adagio customer favorite, with a toasty nutty flavor and slightly mesquite note. Earthy and warm quality, soothing finish. [Moderate caffeine]
genmai cha - Classic Japanese green tea, blended with toasted, popped rice. Warm, nutty with a lovely savory and hearty quality. [Moderate caffeine]
sencha overture - Rich, brothy texture, refreshing aroma and sweet flavor reminiscent of tender steamed veggies and fresh seaweed. [Moderate caffeine]
Green Tea | Moderate caffeine | Steep at 165° for 2-3 minutes.