Are you looking for a warm cereal note in your green tea? Here is the perfect sampler for you! This set includes the Genmaicha, a tea made with toasted rice, Bancha, a tea made from older leaves, the Masuda YuDi, a drier sencha and the Henta Asanoka, a single cultivar sencha from southern Japan.
Included in the Sampler:
5g Masuda YuDi: Premium sencha from Shizuoka with a mild astringency and smooth finish
Steep for 2 minutes at 60 degrees C 140 degrees F. Can be steeped 2-3 more times for 20 seconds each
5g Bancha Masuda: A Shizuoka tea made from more mature tea leaves. Has a pleasant wooden note and can be steeped up to 6 times.
Steep for 1 minute at 75 degrees C 167 degrees F. Can be steeped 4-5 more times for 20 seconds each
5g Yakushima Genmaicha: A green tea from Yakushima made from toasted rice and sencha, giving the tea a nice cereal note
Steep for 1.5 minutes at 70 degrees C 158 degrees F. Can be steeped 2-3 more times for 20 seconds each
5g Henta Asanoka: A slightly dry, single cultivar sencha with a pleasant cereal note to it
Steep for 1 minute at 75 degrees C 167 degrees F. Can be steeped 2-3 more times for 20 seconds each