How sencha is made Tea Adventures

Different Types of Sencha

Learn about the different types of sencha – how sencha growing, sencha steaming and sencha blending affects taste.

Handpicked Honyama Sencha Teamania Tea Adventures

Handpicked Honyama Sencha Tea Tasting (Teamania)

The Handpicked Honyama Sencha from Teamania is a fantastic sencha. It felt like a breeze on a hot summer’s day with notes of umami and a sweet grassiness.

Shikoku Temple Tea ANMO Tea Adventures

Shikoku Temple Tea Tasting (ANMO)

The Shikoku Temple Tea from ANMO is a Japanese sencha from 2020. It comes from the main Buddhist temple on Tsurugi mountain and is grassy, nutty and sweet.

Sencha Saemidori Kagoshima ANMO Tea Adventures

Sencha Saemidori Kagoshima Tea Tasting (ANMO)

The Sencha Saemidori Kagoshima from ANMO is a truly delicious Japanese green tea. It starts with umami flavours and changes into a sweet fruitiness.

Organic Sencha Kirishima Yabukita Tee Kontor Kiel Tea Adventures

Organic Sencha Kirishima Yabukita Tea Tasting (Tee Kontor Kiel)

The Organic Sencha Kirishima Yabukita from Tee Kontor Kiel is a gentle Japanese sencha. It has a fruity flavour profile with a sweet twist and some umami.

Kirishima sencha The japanese teahub Tea Adventures

Miuori Kirishima Sencha Tea Tasting (The Japanese Tea Hub)

The Miuori Kirishima Sencha from The Japanese Tea Hub is delicious. I experienced grassy notes, umami, and a long-lasting sweet aftertaste.

best teas of 2019 Tea Adventures

Best Teas of 2019

In this article, I discuss the best teas I drank in 2019. I picked a 2017 Silver Needle, a Yakushima Sencha and a 2003 Ban Zhang sheng puer.

Masuda Yudi Sencha Nio teas tea Adventures

Masuda YuDi Sencha Tea Tasting (Nio Teas)

Nio Tea’s Masuda Yudi Sencha is a really warming Japanese sencha. It is sweet in combination with a grassy undertone, which makes it perfect for rainy days.

gopaldhara sencha curious tea tea adventures

Darjeeling Gopaldhara Sencha Tea Tasting (Curious Tea)

The Darjeeling Gopaldhara Sencha is a green tea from Mirik Valley in Darjeeling. Its smoky character with notes of tobacco make this an unusual green tea.

Yakushima Sencha Nio Teas Tea Adventures

Yakushima Sencha Tea Tasting (Nio Teas)

Yakushima sencha is a Japanese green tea that promises to be sweet. It’s a typical Japanese green that tastes like a fresh breeze on a hot Summer’s day.

Sencha ariake palais des thes tea adventures

Spring Break Session #4: Sencha Ariake (Palais des Thés) ​

Tea session of one of the smoothest Sencha green teas from Japan. A steamed green tea with nuttiness and a vegetal flavour profile. Perfect introduction to the joys of Sencha teas.

Makinohara Roasted Sencha Tea Tasting (Curious Tea)

I did a tea tasting of Curious Tea’s subscription box of January 2019. This article is about the Makinohara Roasted Sencha.