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ROASTED GREEN TEA: Suzume 'Sparrow' Kukicha, Japan

$10.00
ROASTED GREEN TEA: Suzume 'Sparrow' Kukicha, Japan

ROASTED GREEN TEA: Suzume 'Sparrow' Kukicha, Japan

$10.00
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Suzume 'Sparrow' Kukicha
Roasted green tea, Japan

Mocha, raw sugar, wood, apricot ~ ultra-light

Smooth and ultra-light in body, Suzume is make entirely from stems of summer harvest leaves. This tea reflects the ‘wholeness’ philosophy of Japanese Zen Buddhism where the tea farm uses the entire tea leaf without wasting any of its parts.

The stems are steamed, dried then roasted, creating a rustic and mellow tea with aromas of baked apricot, caramelised sugar, mocha and wood. It is very low in caffeine.

This July 2020 harvest tea comes from Obubu Tea Farm, Kyoto Japan - an agricultural social venture with a strong focus on high quality tea, community contribution and tea education.

Preparation: Steep for 3 minutes at 90°. Three infusions. 

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