Mar 12th, '13, 03:59
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Better Gyokuro then the Premium of hibiki-an

by jbu » Mar 12th, '13, 03:59

hi,

I read here that the Gyokuro from hibiki-an hasn't a good money\value ratio, i loved there Gyokuro Premium and i would be very grateful if i could buy the same or better quality Gyokuro in less money, just to be clear, what i loved in his Gyokuro premium is the relaxation felling i get form it , even more the white tea .

Can someone please give my a recommendation ?

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Mar 25th, '13, 07:37
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Re: Better Gyokuro then the Premium of hibiki-an

by Oni » Mar 25th, '13, 07:37

There is a list of tea vendors here at teachat that specialize in japanese tea. 30 $/100 grams is not the best quality price range by any means, no teashop sells the highest quality gyokuro at this price range, more like 60 $/100 is the big league, but if you don`t mind the email order and a bit slower paced order I suggest Horaido teashop, their Kame no yowai and Fuuki are 3000 Y = around 30 $ price range and it is better that hibiki-an premium, it is hand picked and traditional rice straw covered plantation.
http://www.kyoto-teramachi.or.jp/horaido/greentea.htm
Sofar for me they are the best price vs quailty, it is an old teashop with very good value, they sell teaware and source anything for chanoyu and sencha - do, you cannot go wrong with trying them.

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Mar 25th, '13, 11:14
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Re: Better Gyokuro then the Premium of hibiki-an

by GreenwoodStudio » Mar 25th, '13, 11:14

I thought this was a good deal http://www.denstea.com/gyokuro-gyokuro- ... 9_101.html

How it compares to the one your referring to, I dunno :mrgreen:

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