Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by NOESIS » Nov 26th 12 6:34 pm

My after breakfast cup is sencha Unro from Ippodo. A very easy drinker.

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by debunix » Nov 27th 12 9:39 pm

Yesterday I had my first cup of sencha in ages--unpacked the tea and surprise!, there was still one kyusu's worth of Honyama sencha from Yuuki-cha. It had been opened quite a while ago, but it was still sweet and fresh and delicious. The day was too chaotic to have the time to report it, however. Today, enjoying more An Ji Bai Cha. I haven't settled on a new tea spot yet, but the new house is proving welcoming to tea.

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by chado.my.teaway » Nov 28th 12 5:18 pm

Xi Hu LL 2012...yummyyyyyyy!:*

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by JRS22 » Nov 28th 12 5:50 pm

Today I'm drinking the last of my Gyokuro Shouen. I would be sad to see it finished if I didn't have an unopened bag of Tsurujirushi waiting in the wings.

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by Stentor » Nov 29th 12 6:02 pm

Still working on the last few grams from that bag of O-Cha's Organic Sencha Gold I had saved.
I also have Maiko's budget sencha "Kamo" open. I always enjoy this one. Really good for the price.

To be honest, however, I can't help but think about next year's teas!

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by sebpassion » Dec 3rd 12 10:54 am

opened a bag of "organic gokujo sencha" from yuuki.
i need a little change from all the fukamushi chas , so i tried this asa.

this uji tea is picked on the the 88th day of spring and its a blend of yabukita & komakage.

it brews a bright yellow cup with strong umami and a very buttery taste.

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by Chip » Dec 3rd 12 1:11 pm

Celebrating my return to the internet with new sencha Kame Gyokuro from O-Cha!

Gyokuro OTTI is truly in the works!!! :mrgreen:

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by JRS22 » Dec 3rd 12 4:38 pm

Chip wrote:Celebrating my return to the internet with new sencha Kame Gyokuro from O-Cha!

Gyokuro OTTI is truly in the works!!! :mrgreen:
Welcome back
And
Hallelujah hallelujah hallelujah .........

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by NOESIS » Dec 6th 12 3:51 am

An evening cup of OC's sencha karigane "Musashi" (Tsuen). A very harmonious blend with just enough zip to keep it interesting.

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by Chip » Dec 6th 12 9:54 pm

JRS22 wrote:
Chip wrote:Celebrating my return to the internet with new sencha Kame Gyokuro from O-Cha!

Gyokuro OTTI is truly in the works!!! :mrgreen:
Welcome back
And
Hallelujah hallelujah hallelujah .........
Thanks!

And look for the preOTTI hype soon! There will likely be at least 3 Gyokuro OTTI Rounds in succession ... it will be a grand journey indeed!

Oh, dare I say a Gyokuro NOTTI is also in the works???

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by JRS22 » Dec 7th 12 9:00 pm

I'm glad I'm alone in the kitchen with my tea so I don't need to explain why I was staring at my iPad and cheering!

Once I learned to brew Gyokuro in my O-Cha Gyokuro set I've never met a gyo I didn't like, and there has been the occasional love match. With Sencha unfortunately my skewed taste buds leave me struggling to find the right balance of sweet and bitter. Like now, when I'm drinking a tea from the latest OTTI. It's good enough to drink, but not good enough to want more.

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by Chip » Dec 9th 12 4:42 am

JRS22 wrote:I'm glad I'm alone in the kitchen with my tea so I don't need to explain why I was staring at my iPad and cheering!
... ordering process has commenced! :mrgreen:

This will not be in the first Gyokuro round ... but it will be in one of the upcoming rounds. KAME from O-Cha ... this is the 4th steep which is still remarkably sweet and flavorful ... not simply tea water.

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by etorix » Dec 9th 12 10:31 am

last of a sample of Meng Ding Gan Lu 2012 from TeaSpring .... mmm

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by puerhking » Dec 9th 12 5:22 pm

12 Zi Sun Cha - (Purple Bamboo Shoot) from JK Teas -

Intoxicating aroma from dried leaves. Grassy with slight fruity undertones and a nice floral finish. Pretty good stuff.

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Re: Official what GREEN are you currently drinking?

by blairswhitaker » Dec 10th 12 6:35 pm

Hibiki-An Kuradashi super premium. this is an awesome flavor explosion of deep, rich, vegetal, sweet, briny, and thick Umami!