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Organic Sencha Green Tea from Shi Zen

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Green Where to Buy:  Shi Zen Tea Description: Our organic green tea are from the family farms of foothills of Mount Fuji. This organic green tea will be the teas that are harvested in summer, perfect for green tea to be used daily. We recommend this tea as an entry level that has a very well balanced taste of sweetness and bitter taste. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: After trying Shi Zen’s Organic Superior Sencha, I wondered how this tea experience would differ from my experience with the Organic Superior Sencha.  And while they Read More

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Organic Hojicha Roasted Green Tea from Shi Zen

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Green Where to Buy:  Shi Zen Tea Description: Houjicha is a roasted green tea that has a smooth and mellow roasted nut flavor. Our houjicha is grown on the family farms in the foothills of Mount Fuji and roasted by a tea artisan that has the top quality roasting technique in Japan. Houjicha’s refreshing taste will be suitable when served with a meal, and of course great for after meals and simply for tea time too. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Sweet!  I just adore the sweet, roasty-toasty flavor of a Japanese Houjicha.  And I Read More

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Organic Genmaicha with Matcha Green Tea from Shi Zen

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Green Where to Buy:  Shi Zen Tea Description: Genmaicha is one of the most popular teas in Japan. This Organic Genmaicha is coated with Matcha so when you infuse you will have a beautiful green color along with the pleasant nutty aroma. This tea is perfect to have with a meal or after meals. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: This Organic Genmaicha with Matcha from Shi Zen is so lovely!  I love the flavor contrast between fresh, “leafy” green-y taste of the Sencha and the roasty-toasty goodness of the roasted brown rice, while the Read More

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Organic Sencha Superior Green Tea from Shi Zen

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Green Where to Buy:  Shi Zen Tea Description: Our organic green tea are from the family farms in the foothills of Mount Fuji. From the farm that has been practicing organic plantation for more than 2 decades. This organic green tea superior will be the teas that are harvested in spring, which is the very first pick that is evaluated as the highest quality in Japan. You will taste the deep umami (savory) from this tea, which can only be tasted from the spring harvested organic teas. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: When Shi Read More

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Organic Genmaicha Powder with Matcha from Shi Zen

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Green Where to Buy:  Shi Zen Tea Description: Our organic genmaicha powder has a pleasant aroma of the roasted brown rice and the natural tea sweetness from the organic matcha. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: The first thing that I noticed when I prepared this Organic Genmaicha Powder with Matcha from Shi Zen in my chawan is how much froth it produced.  This is a rich, thick, fluffy froth! I prepared this the way I’d normally prepare Matcha – in my chawan, whisking it in hot water.  But as I was preparing it, a Read More