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    Ikkyu Ayumi High-Grade Sencha

    Country of Origin: Yame, Japan Leaf Appearance: deep green, needle-like Steep time: 1 minute Water Temperature: 140 degrees Preparation Method: kyusu Liquor: bright green, slightly cloudy A few months ago I received a message through Tumblr from Joelle, one of…

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    Lupicia Sencha Matsuri

    Country of Origin: Japan Leaf Appearance: deep green, needle-like Ingredients: green tea Steep time: 1 minute Water Temperature: 175 degrees Preparation Method: kyusu Liquor: deep yellow green I’ve heard quite a bit about Lupicia from tea friends over the years…

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    Cha Do Raku Yume – Icho (bihakko fukamushi)

    Country of Origin: Japan Leaf Appearance: needle-like, deep green Ingredients: green tea Steep time: 1 minute Water Temperature:185 degrees Preparation Method: kyusu Liquor: vibrant green, almost opaque in 2nd and 3rd infusion Earlier this year I attended a fantastic class…