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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 Bancha
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Bancha is well known as a traditional, everyday tea style in Japan. From Kagoshima prefecture, this affordable selection has a rich, round flavor, which is surprisingly smooth. The liquor has a nutty nuance, full mouth feel and a gentle, sweet note.

TJ07 |
$0.14/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

Ko-kei Cha
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Sometimes called spaghetti tea, this by-product of the manufacture of Matcha is extruded like tiny pasta. An exquisite green tea at an affordable price!

TJ30 |
$0.19/cup

Japanese Ku-Ki Ho-Ji Cha (Roasted Ku-Ki Cha)
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This carefully roasted Ku-Ki Cha (twig tea) produces a golden brown cup with a sweet vegetal flavor. A mild tea that is naturally low in caffeine. The distinct toasty notes linger pleasingly on the palate. Not to be confused with regular Ho-Ji Cha.

TJ31 |
$0.24/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