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Homare Diadem Kabusecha

Homare Diadem Kabusecha

PRICE: £9.43
50g/1.76oz
100g/3.52oz
325::798
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Description

Kabusecha (冠茶 translates as “covered tea”) is a type of Japanese sencha, yet is somewhat of a mid-point between sencha and gyokuro. As it is grown in the similar method to sencha tea leaves, yet is shaded like gyokuro; though for significantly less time - only about a week at 50% shade. The general rule is that any tea that is not shaded for the correct amount of time (about 3 weeks) isn’t true gyokuro. This is what sets Kabusecha apart!

Our Homare Diadem Kabusecha is known for having the refreshing flavor of sencha with some of the “soul” of the sweet, umami flavor of gyokuro tea.

The dry leaf is glossy and deep green in color with a highly fragrant and sweet aroma. Once infused, our Homare Diadem Kabusecha tea has a less grassy, more vegetal and less astringent green tea taste with a sweet and smooth finish and full mouth feel.

Try Homare Diadem Kabusecha to further explore the vast world of Japanese tea! You may enjoy it hot, or iced for a refreshing treat.

 

 

Features

Ingredients:
Japanese green tea
Organic:
Origin:
Japan
Caffeine Level:
Medium
Preparation:
Use 1-1.5 tsp of tea per 8oz/200ml of water. Heat water to 175F/80C and steep for 1.5-2 minutes.

Reviews

Average rating

*****

4 reviews
Quality    *****  100%

11/29/2016, 06:00

Quality    *****
Has become a favorite of mine. Highly recommended.
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11/16/2016, 06:51

Quality    *****
I have tried many different Japanese green teas,both here and in Japan. This one surprised me as it's appearance looked deceiving. Has an almost "buttery" character,calming demeanor, and is now one of my favorites. I hope it with available for a long time!
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03/14/2016, 11:47

Quality    *****
Clear green color. Light taste without theine aftertaste. Different from Sencha or Gyokuro but interesting to drink. Good quality.
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08/25/2014, 16:15

Quality    *****
Not usually a big fan of gyokuro taste, preferring sencha however this one has a different little twist to it, less leafy green. I suppose it could be because of the stems. highly recommended.
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