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Organic Fukamushi Cha
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This offering was grown using the Saemidori cultivar in Miyazaki prefecture, located on the island of Kyushu. Both the leaf and cup have a deep, dark green color and heady, rich aroma. The exquisite liquor has sweet, vegetal notes, a brothy mouth feel and pleasing, light astringency. The leaves are typical of the Fukamushi style, with both larger and small leaf pieces.

TJ05 |
$0.36/cup

Bancha First Grade Organic
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First grade Bancha, produced during peak season, is a tea with herbaceous aroma, smooth character, and pale jade liquor. This is a tea with a full mouth feel, bright cup, and clean finish.

TJ06 |
$0.25/cup

Japanese Sencha
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Delicate but brisk, this splendid green tea has a clean vegetal flavor. Rapidly gaining the recognition it deserves, this tea refreshes the palate with a hint of sweetness.

TJ10 |
$0.17/cup

Sencha Special Grade Yamato
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A superior grade of Sencha, with a brighter flavor and smoother finish than basic Sencha. Highly recommended.

TJ16 |
$0.24/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

Gen-mai Cha
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Literally, Gen-mai Cha means brown rice tea. Toasted and partially puffed rice is blended with large-leaf Sencha.

TJ21 |
$0.20/cup

Gen-mai Cha Kamakura Organic
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An organic version of this very popular tea. The liquor is aromatic and has the classic toasty, nutty flavor of this unique tea.

TJ22 |
$0.34/cup

Japanese Matcha Gen-mai Cha Premium Org.
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This extraordinary grade of Matcha Gen-mai Cha is seldom seen outside of Japan. The components are of exceptional quality, and produce a harmonious, well-balanced infusion, which is eminently smooth. Toasted rice add a soothing, mellow quality to the complex vegetal flavor.

TJ28 |
$0.32/cup

Organic KuKi Cha Green Kamakura
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This is an organic green tea, produced from Camellia sinensis twigs. The mellow cup has delicate, fresh hay flavor notes. Naturally low in caffeine.

TJ34 |
$0.33/cup

Green Tea Tamacha
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Literally translated as "round tea", this tea is produced using the same unshaded leaf type as Sencha. Instead of the classic needle shape, the leaf is rolled into a small ball shape. The tea has a flavor profile much like a quality Sencha.

TJ38 |
$0.36/cup

Organic Ho-ji Cha Kamakura
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This roasted, organic tea is produced from first grade, bold-leaf Bancha. The flavorful infusion has a rich character, with complex, toasty notes.

TJ41 |
$0.25/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