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    O5 Tea Chiran Sencha

    Country of Origin: Japan Leaf Appearance: deep green, small with needle-like shape Ingredients: green tea Steep time: 1 minute Water Temperature: 160 degrees Preparation Method: kyusu Liquor: greenish gold I received a sample of this tea as part of an Amoda Tea Monthly Tea Tasting Box. The taste was sweet and vegetal with just a touch of refreshing astringency. There grassy notes and a hint of oceanic salinity. That part is a bit hard to explain but it reflects the terroir of the region where it was grown perfectly. The mouth-feel was incredibly thick and buttery, quite unlike anything that I have experienced this this type of tea. I loved that the packaging included instructions…