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Japan Bancha Goishicha Dark Tea

Japan

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A truly unique tea that is rarely found within Japan, let alone outside. It possesses an incredible aroma and an equally unusual and lingering sour taste with elements of lemon, mushroom and soya sauce.

The tea has an equally unique method of processing to go match its unique taste; it is double fermented with bancha leaves steamed, stacked, mat flattened, left to ferment on the ground and finally stacked within a barrel to undergo a second fermentation.

Tasting Notes:
- Completely unique aroma
- Lingering sour taste with elements of lemon, mushroom and soya sauce.

Production: July-August 2020
Origin: Otoyo town, Kochi prefecture, Shikoku island, Japan
Sourced: Specialist Japanese tea wholesaler

Brewing Advice:
- Heat water to roughly 95°C/203°F
- Use 1 piece per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 4-5 minutes
Packaging: Resealable aluminium ziplock bag



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