2012 Official Shincha Ordering Topic


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Re: 2012 Official Shincha Ordering Topic

Postby exmechanistic » Apr 4th, '12, 13:17

Teacup1980 wrote:My favorite, Sugimoto, started the preorder of 2012 shincha. I really love Sugimoto's shincha, especially temomi shincha. Have anyone else tried Sugimoto sincha before?

http://www.sugimotousa.com/mm5/merchant ... y_Code=SHI

I also ordered one of O-Cha's shincha. I love O-Cha as well.


I ordered from Sugimoto last year and was very pleased, so I've already preordered from them this year, I also got the temomi shincha which was great last year. I haven't done my O-cha preorder yet but I'll probably be getting some of the Aoi and Yukata Midori from there.
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Re: 2012 Official Shincha Ordering Topic

Postby shinobicha » Apr 4th, '12, 15:45

SilentChaos wrote:
sherubtse wrote:I see that O-Cha has started the shincha pre-order process ....

http://www.o-cha.com/shincha-green-tea/

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:mrgreen: 10% off for subscribers too :mrgreen:



I have subscribed to their newsletter multiple times, but I've never received it. :(

How do you get this 10% off??
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Re: 2012 Official Shincha Ordering Topic

Postby Stentor » Apr 4th, '12, 16:42

shinobicha wrote:I have subscribed to their newsletter multiple times, but I've never received it. :(
How do you get this 10% off??


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Re: 2012 Official Shincha Ordering Topic

Postby Chip » Apr 4th, '12, 18:16

... although I only signed up for the newsletter and receive the periodic newsletter and specials. Maybe you have to order periodically?

You could contact Kevin directly.
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Re: 2012 Official Shincha Ordering Topic

Postby Jack_teachat » Apr 6th, '12, 19:15

SHINCHA!!! :mrgreen:

Would like to try a new vendor this year and will also order from O-Cha and maybe Yuuki Cha!
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Re: 2012 Official Shincha Ordering Topic

Postby tjsan » Apr 7th, '12, 10:49

First Shincha from Thés du Japon is now available, Shôju Cultivar 8)
http://www.thes-du-japon.com/index.php? ... cts_id=110
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Re: 2012 Official Shincha Ordering Topic

Postby JRS22 » Apr 7th, '12, 22:32

Last year I swore I would skip shincha this year because I could never get a satisfying steep. Then I read about O-Cha Kirameki and I slipped. Now I've got a package of that plus a new supply of non-shincha Sencha Otsuusan scheduled to arrive just about when my current supply of Japanese greens are gone.
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Re: 2012 Official Shincha Ordering Topic

Postby Elle » Apr 10th, '12, 17:42

I know this is highly subject to opinion, but anyone want to advise a prospective newbie buyer? If you could order only one package of shincha, what would it be? Seperate suggestions for budget consious and money is no object would help. Or does price even matter much? Ocha is the only shincha seller I've ordered (Matcha) from before.
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Re: 2012 Official Shincha Ordering Topic

Postby iannon » Apr 10th, '12, 18:00

Elle wrote:I know this is highly subject to opinion, but anyone want to advise a prospective newbie buyer? If you could order only one package of shincha, what would it be? Seperate suggestions for budget consious and money is no object would help. Or does price even matter much? Ocha is the only shincha seller I've ordered (Matcha) from before.


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Re: 2012 Official Shincha Ordering Topic

Postby brlarson » Apr 10th, '12, 21:18

iannon wrote:
Elle wrote:If you could order only one package of shincha, what would it be?


for me..Maiko Kinari


Zencha's Takumi or Ultimate (or even Kiwami) for me, though there are loads of other good choices too.
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Re: 2012 Official Shincha Ordering Topic

Postby Chip » Apr 10th, '12, 23:34

YM from O-Cha would win hands down. Unless I heard from the owner that it is an off vintage for YM.

There are so many great shincha, this YM is the only absolute must have shincha for me.
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Re: 2012 Official Shincha Ordering Topic

Postby sherubtse » Apr 11th, '12, 06:35

Chip wrote:YM from O-Cha would win hands down. Unless I heard from the owner that it is an off vintage for YM.

There are so many great shincha, this YM is the only absolute must have shincha for me.


OK. So why is YM the only "absolute must have shincha" for you Chip? In other words, what makes this tea so special?

Thanks.

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Re: 2012 Official Shincha Ordering Topic

Postby Peacock » Apr 11th, '12, 13:33

Chip is predispositioned to be addicted to YM. :lol:
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Re: 2012 Official Shincha Ordering Topic

Postby Chesslover » Apr 11th, '12, 18:29

Chip wrote:YM from O-Cha would win hands down. Unless I heard from the owner that it is an off vintage for YM.

There are so many great shincha, this YM is the only absolute must have shincha for me.


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Re: 2012 Official Shincha Ordering Topic

Postby Seeker » Apr 12th, '12, 01:02

Chesslover wrote:
Chip wrote:YM from O-Cha would win hands down. Unless I heard from the owner that it is an off vintage for YM.

There are so many great shincha, this YM is the only absolute must have shincha for me.


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