Japan Green Teas

The first country to be influenced by the Chinese tea culture was Japan. The Buddhist monks who traveled to China to learn Buddhism on their return brought some tea seeds and tea bushes and started growing tea around the Buddhist monasteries. For the Japanese, tea is more than just a drink. The tea ceremony, whose aim is to help the spirit find peace, has effectively straddled centuries and borders. Japan consumes most of its green teas and hence good Japanese green teas are difficult to obtain outside the country.


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1st Grade Gyokuro Asahi (Pearl Dew)

1st Grade Gyokuro Asahi (Pearl Dew)

Gyokuro means "Pearl Dew."  It is shaded green tea and considered as one of the most outstanding green teas in Japan, giving light green...
$3.50

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Green Kukicha

Green Kukicha

This Japanese sencha stem tea brews a dark golden-green liquor with a pleasantly mild, mouth-filling flavor and a nutty finish. Use 3 grams dry...
$3.50

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Organic Green Pomegranate Sencha

Organic Green Pomegranate Sencha

Organic Japanese sencha is fragrantly scented with pomegranate and flower petals to create this delicate tasting yet satisfying tea. The flavor is...
$3.00

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Sencha Fukujya (Green Spider Leg)

Sencha Fukujya (Green Spider Leg)

Sencha is the most popular Japanese tea. It is made by sterilizing the leaves with steam to prevent oxidation. The leaves are then rolled to remove...
$3.00

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Houjicha (Roasted Bancha Tea)

Houjicha (Roasted Bancha Tea)

This tea drink is a bancha that is lightly roasted, which gives it a nutty flavor. Not at all a connoisseur tea, but a fun everyday drink that goes...
$2.75

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Genmai Cha

Genmai Cha

This premium tea is made by mixing bancha and genmai (husked grains of roasted brown rice) together.   Use 1 teaspoon (3g) dried leaves per 6 ounces...
$2.50

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