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Competition Temomi Shincha
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Long, thin needles of lustrous dark emerald produce a yellow jade liquor exhibiting a wonderful balance of complex sweet and savory notes. A very sweet, buttery mouth feel complements rich umami notes and a fresh vegetal quality that lingers into the finish.

TJ99 |
$2.38/cup

Kakegawa Matcha Organic
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A quality organic Matcha produced near Kakegawa city in Shizuoka prefecture, this tea is packed in a silver matte tin.

TJ89 |
$1.63/cup

Organic Tamaryokucha
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Tamaryokucha, literally translated as "coiled tea", is a superb, handcrafted green tea that has a full, complex flavor. Vegetal notes and a pleasing pungency are accentuated by hints of dark berries and a sweet aftertaste. Produced in Takachiho, Miyazaki, from the Yabukita cultivar.

TJ88 |
$1.09/cup

Japanese Black Benifuki Organic
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Although somewhat rare, black tea has been cultivated and produced in Japan for almost 150 years. Production is limited and seldom exported. This offering is produced in Kagoshima prefecture from the Benifuki cultivar. The neat, dark brown leaves yield a smooth, rich liquor with no astringency. A light grape-like sweetness may be found in the aroma. The cup is lively, with a light spicy/woody hint and a honey note that develops over time. Best enjoyed plain.

TJ74 |
$1.07/cup

88th Night Shincha Organic
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This organic Shincha (first flush) tea is harvested on the 88th day of spring, and is manufactured using the traditional "lightly-steamed process." The flavorful liquor has pleasant floral notes, accented by a delicate hint of freshly cut hay. This offering is made from the Yabukita cultivar, and produced in Kagoshima prefecture.

TJ87 |
$0.84/cup

Japanese Sun Rouge
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This selection has an interesting pedigree, being a mix of two special varietals. The result is a cup somewhat akin to a Kenyan purple tea, with its lavender-brown colored liquor. The aroma has a toasty/nutty sweetness. The cup is delicate and smooth with sweet herbaceous notes and hints of flowers and melon.

TJ65 |
$0.80/cup

Gyokuro (lit. Jewel Dew)
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The finest Japanese green tea, only shade-grown tips are used for Gyokuro. Prized for its delicate flavor and natural sweetness.

TJ80 |
$0.63/cup

Sakura Scented Kukicha
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Tiny, pink cherry blossoms peek out from bright green twigs in this unique offering from Japan. The golden yellow liquor is redolent with fragrant floral notes. A light vegetal undertone complements a buttery sweetness in the smooth, refreshing cup.

TJ77 |
$0.56/cup

Japanese Gabalong
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This unique selection is created using nitrogen during the production process. The resulting leaves contain the substance GABA (Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid). The bright green leaves infuse a rich yellow-jade liquor with intense buttery notes and oceanic hints. A truly satisfying cup.

TJ58 |
$0.53/cup

Organic Gyokuro
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Limited lots of organic Gyokuro tea are produced each year. This lot has smooth umami notes, a rich cup and a clean, sweet finish. It was grown in Miyazaki prefecture using the Yabukita cultivar. We are happy to offer this tea while our current supply lasts.

TJ81 |
$0.51/cup

Sencha Yabukita Organic #2
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This selection from Kirishima, in Kagoshima prefecture, is crafted from the Yabukita cultivar and usually reserved for the domestic market. The mouth feel has a decidedly brothy character, and the flavor has a classic "umami" aspect. A superb specimen of this style and grade.

TJ18 |
$0.48/cup

Organic Culinary Matcha
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This selection was made specifically for use as an ingredient in smoothies, ice cream, baked goods, lattes, or anything else one's creativity can conjure up. Produced in the Uji prefecture of Japan and NOP certified.

TJ86 |
$0.44/cup