drank Sencha Overture by Adagio Teas
8 tasting notes

Going into this tea I was expecting not to like Senchas, or any other Japanese green teas for that matter. I’m generally not a fan of seaweed. So far I prefer the Chinese green teas that are more nutty, more sweet, and more buttery.

I was surprised when I opened this tea and it really had a nose of hay. And I like hay, so I was happy. After 2 minutes of steeping the vegetal notes come out, but they are complimented by more hay and nuttiness that I expected. Bitterness is minimal. Not as sweet as some of the Chinese greens I’ve had but I actually really like this tea.

The second steep (2 minutes) was not as strong as the first, with the hay even more pronounced than the first go-round.

175 °F / 79 °C 2 min, 0 sec

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