Organic Tamaryokucha?


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Organic Tamaryokucha?

Postby tjsan » Sep 12th, '12, 12:27

Hi,

Does anyone know where I can find a good, organic Tamaryokucha?

https://www.chadoteahouse.com/guricha.asp here I found only non-organic version
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Re: Organic Tamaryokucha?

Postby edkrueger » Sep 12th, '12, 12:56

Search kamairicha. Kamairicha is the pan fired version, which I am not sure is what you are looking for.
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Re: Organic Tamaryokucha?

Postby tjsan » Sep 12th, '12, 14:09

edkrueger wrote:Search kamairicha. Kamairicha is the pan fired version, which I am not sure is what you are looking for.


I known very well Kamairicha, but now i'm looking for mushi-sei tamaryoku-cha ( mushi-sei tamaryoku-cha (sometimes known as “guri-cha” or “mushi guri”) produced, like sencha, by steaming the leaves. It should not be confused with kama-iri-sei tamaryoku-cha (generally known as “kama-iri cha”)*
http://www.thes-du-japon.com/index.php? ... cts_id=100
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Re: Organic Tamaryokucha?

Postby rdl » Sep 12th, '12, 15:30

http://www.mellowmonk.com/ourTea.htm
http://www.mellowmonk.com/environment.htm
have you tried mellow monk?
i don't believe it is certified organic but you can speak with the owners to find out how the tea plants are grown.
good luck in your search.
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Re: Organic Tamaryokucha?

Postby tjsan » Sep 12th, '12, 15:38

rdl wrote:http://www.mellowmonk.com/ourTea.htm
http://www.mellowmonk.com/environment.htm
have you tried mellow monk?
i don't believe it is certified organic but you can speak with the owners to find out how the tea plants are grown.
good luck in your search.


Top Leaf looks good, but 35 $ for shipping to Europe it's a little too much for me. Anyway, thanks
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Re: Organic Tamaryokucha?

Postby edkrueger » Sep 12th, '12, 17:58

tjsan wrote:
edkrueger wrote:Search kamairicha. Kamairicha is the pan fired version, which I am not sure is what you are looking for.


I known very well Kamairicha, but now i'm looking for mushi-sei tamaryoku-cha ( mushi-sei tamaryoku-cha (sometimes known as “guri-cha” or “mushi guri”) produced, like sencha, by steaming the leaves. It should not be confused with kama-iri-sei tamaryoku-cha (generally known as “kama-iri cha”)*
http://www.thes-du-japon.com/index.php? ... cts_id=100


It was hard to tell especially since you posted a page that had both steamed and pan fried versions.
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Re: Organic Tamaryokucha?

Postby sherubtse » Sep 13th, '12, 12:00

Well, considering that you are seeking a somewhat specialised sencha, your choices may be limited. So you may have to swallow higher shipping costs (unless, of course, you can get some from a European supplier).

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