I was a big fan of other Senchas and regularly stock H&S Japanese Sencha. I made the "mistake" of ordering a sample of the Ichiban Sencha and after that, everytime I drank the Japanese Sencha, my mind was wandering to cheat on her with Ichiban. Yes, it costs more than three times more but for me it is worth it and I can't go back.
The mouthfeel is amazing and especially the first brew has a creamy texture to it that fills the palate and has just enough spinach and seaweed flavor to it. This depreciates with each brewing but I usually still get three steapings before it gets tossed. I just ordered two tins, one for the office and one for home.
I have tried many of the other Sencha teas, and this is by far the best! I love this tea and drink it almost every morning. A perfect tea.
This is probably the most unusual sencha I've tried so far. It smells like raw cane sugar when dry, and a lot of that smell transfers when it's brewed, and adds to the flavor. It's not as heavy on the vegetal flavors as other senchas, but it is very very smooth and full-bodied.
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