Review: Den’s Tea Sencha Fuka-midori

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Thumbs up!"This tea was naturally sweet and had a taste that lingered long after taking a sip. It was not bitter in the least."
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densenchafukamidoriFor a long time I wasn’t a fan of sencha. Now I realize that my first few attempts were with relatively low quality tea. Den’s has always seemed to be THE source for green tea so I ordered their green tea sampler and this tea was included. The leaves were a dark emerald color and smelled fresh but not quite the freshly mowed lawn smell I was expecting. I brewed this tea in a cast iron tea pot called a testubin with 170 degree water for two and a half minutes. This was longer than Den’s directions but my testubin is fairly large and I was worried about ending up with a weak brew.

The brewed tea had a slight roasted aroma but also retained the fresh smell of the dry leaves. This tea was naturally sweet and had a taste that lingered long after taking a sip. It was not bitter in the least. I compared a cooled cup and a still hot cup and they were both equally delicious. I think I would be hard pressed to find a green tea that was a refreshing as this selection. It was perfect for a warm northeastern day like today. I would definitely recommend this tea.

— To purchase Den’s Tea Sencha Fuka-midori, or for more specific information on ingredients or the story behind this particular tea, click here to go directly to the manufacturer's web site.

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