Essential Green Tea Sampler (13 pack)
Essential Green Tea Sampler (13 pack)
Essential Green Tea Sampler (13 pack)
Essential Green Tea Sampler (13 pack)
Essential Green Tea Sampler (13 pack)

Essential Green Tea Sampler (13 pack)

Regular price
$39.00
Sale price
$35.10

Explore the world of Japanese green tea with the most essential must-try green teas. While there are countless Japanese green teas to explore, the Essential Sampler allows you to stick to the basics, trying 13 very different teas at once. You'll also get a tasting brochure to learn about each different type of tea and how to best prepare it. These teas have been curated to represent all sorts of different flavor profiles, from strong savory Gyokuro teas to warm chocolaty Hojicha teas. Expand your palate for Japanese green tea with the Essential Tea Sampler!

Included in this Sampler

Tasting Brochure: Learn how to prepare matcha teas and leaf teas with the educational tasting brochure. You can also search for each tea and find out which tasting notes to be on the lookout for. This is your guide to the exciting world of Japanese green tea!

5g Kasugaen Asatsuyu Sencha: A deep steamed sencha from Kagoshima. The tea starts out with a light sweet corn note, followed by a nice edamame or baby spinach note that intensifies from steeping to steeping.

Steep for 45 seconds at 60 degrees C 140 degrees F. Can be steeped 2-3 more times for 20 seconds each 

5g Yamaga no Sato: A popular deeps steamed green tea from Shizuoka. This tea works particularly well as a cold brew, giving you a nice fruity fruity flavor and a well balanced creaminess.

Steep for 45 seconds at 60 degrees C 140 degrees F. Can be steeped 2-3 more times for 20 seconds each 

5g Kamairicha Issin: pan-fired green tea from the mountains of Takachiho with a nice roasted flavor with a light cashew nut note.

Steep for 1 minute at 60 degrees C 140 degrees F. Can be steeped 2-3 more times for 20 seconds each 

5g Gyokuro Cha Musume: Kagoshima Gyokuro with a straight to the point umami flavor

Steep for 2 minutes at 60 degrees C 140 degrees F. Can be steeped 2-3 more times for 20 seconds each 

5g Hagiricha Genmaicha: A unique low caffeine green tea made with toasted rice and tea leaves. This tea has nice nutty notes of popcorn and cereal.

Steep for 1 minute at 70 degrees C 160 degrees F. Can be steeped 2-3 more times for 20 seconds each 

5g Kukicha Osada: A stem tea from the mountain village of Isagawa that has a nice hay flavor and a mineral note at the end

Steep for 1 minute 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 Gyokuro Cha Meijin: The most premium Gyokuro made from Mr. Sakamoto, extremely sweet and umami with a dense liquor

Steep for 2 minutes at 60 degrees C 140 degrees F. Can be steeped 2-3 more times for 20 seconds each 

2g Matcha Koiai: A bold, sweet Gokou Matcha from the region of Shizuoka

1-1.5g matcha per 150ml water;  80 degrees Celsius 176 degrees Fahrenheit 

2g Matcha Washimine: A smooth and creamy Okumidori Matcha from Kyoto. This is a great matcha for "koicha", a thicker matcha made during the tea ceremony

1-1.5g matcha per 150ml water;  80 degrees Celsius 176 degrees Fahrenheit 

5g Noike Hojicha

Sweeter roasted tea with a mouthwatering sensation and a subtle aftertaste of coffee.

Steep for 1 minute at 80 degrees C 175 degrees F. Can be steeped 2-3 more times for 20 seconds each 

5g Kuki Hojicha

Powerful roasted tea made from the stems of the tea plant. This tea is very low in caffeine and delivers a powerful coffee or chocolaty flavor profile

Steep for 1 minute at 80 degrees C 175 degrees F. Can be steeped 2-3 more times for 20 seconds each 

5g Kasugaen Golden Sencha

A powerful, high grade Yabukita Sencha from Mr. Kawaji in Kagoshima. This one is for the true tea lovers!

Steep for 1 minute at 75 degrees C 167 degrees F. Can be steeped 2-3 more times for 20 seconds each

How Much Tea Does it Make?

Each packet contains 5 grams of leaf tea, or 2 grams of matcha, enough to make 1 pot or 3 cups. In total, this sampler can make 70 cups of tea

How to Brew it

Leaf Tea: Add 5 grams of leaves to the teapot or strainer and then pour in 150ml to 200ml of water (160 degrees Fahrenheit) and let the tea brew for 1 minute. You can brew the leaves 2-3 more times with the same temperature for 20 seconds each

Matcha: Add 2 1-2 grams of matcha powder to the bowl and then add in 100-150ml of 160-170 degrees water and whisk the powder into the water using a bamboo whisk or chasen

Very Popular as a Gift

Our fans like to give away our teas on birthdays, weddings and other special days! Our samplers are highly recommended as gifts!

Always Pesticide Free

We make sure to only source teas from reputable farmers that grow tea without the use of conventional pesticides or chemicals. We meet with the farmers in person and tour the fields and facilities. We look at the sustainability of the field, the attention to detail and quality control of the facility and of course the taste of the tea.

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