Sencha Tea Bags

Item No. 500457

Available: Peet's Store

Price:   per 25 bag/pkg. $9.95

The classic Japanese green tea. Sencha’s rich, grassy flavor comes from steaming the leaves prior to rolling.

Flavor Notes

Fresh and lively, with notes of newly cut grass and a hint of the sea

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About this tea

Tea Story

Japan’s green teas are known for their vegetal flavors and sea air aromas, due largely to the initial steaming of the leaves, a practice that heightens the fresh, raw qualities of the tea. Steaming also brightens the cup – the best quality Senchas are lime-green when brewed. While more and more “Sencha” is actually China-grown tea made for the Japanese market, we believe only Japan’s distinctive varietals and expert leaf processing can produce the true flavor.

Brewing Tips

Start with a preheated cup or teapot.
Use 1 teabag for each cup of water.
Bring the water to boil; let it cool for 2 minutes (180° F) before steeping tea for 3 to 5 minutes.
Bring the water to a rolling boil; steep tea for 3 to 5 minutes, depending on the strength desired.

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