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  • Emerald Beauty: Sencha Extra Green

    Today we’re looking at our Sencha Extra Green. An excellent choice for those who want a tea that balances the grassy, higher notes of Sencha with t...
  • Gentle Sunlight: Sencha Taniba

    A first flush sencha born of the early Spring, the Sencha Taniba is a sencha-lover's sencha. It has a bright, almost sharp taste and feel while sti...
  • Begin your Journey: Gyokuro Kin

    I would imagine that there are a good amount of people who do not know what gyokuro is. Sencha and matcha are both popular styles of tea, but gyoku...
  • A Favorite of Mine: Organic Genmaicha with Matcha

    Definitely still a favorite tea of mine. Out of all the teas we offer, it think this tea works great for me and my lifestyle. It's quite easy to br...
  • A Rare Tea: Roasted Karigane

    As we talked about is a recent post, there is a style of tea that is made entirely of stems known as kukicha. There is a style of kukicha that is m...
  • Warm Up Your Winter with Houjicha Tea Blends

    As the winter chill seeps in, do your fingers search for a warm refuge, and do your toes yearn for some toasty delight? When winter's chill caresse...
  • Roasted Tea Stems: Houji-Kukicha

    While our current tea of the month is our Houji-Genmaicha, there are other types of houjicha that we offer. The one I am featuring in this blog pos...
  • Staying Warm in Winter with the Ideal Tea

    As the chilly mornings and evenings roll in, finding ways to keep warm becomes more than just a comfort—it's a necessity. In recent years, a unique...
  • A Roasty, Toasty Treat

    Our Houji-Genmaicha is our tea of the month this month. So, I thought it'd be appropriate that I wrote a little blog describing it. In general, I w...
  • Autumn-Winter Bancha: The Seasonal Tea Delight

    As the remnants of summer slowly fade and we're greeted by the golden hues of autumn, there’s one tea that deserves your attention - the Autumn-Win...
  • Caffeine, Matcha, and Coffee

    This is David from Den's tea. I have a question for you today... Which has more caffeine: tea or coffee? Well, believe it or not, the dry leaf mate...
  • The Allure of the "Upright Tea Stem" in Japanese Culture

    In the world of Japanese tea, there's a fascinating phenomenon known as the "Upright Tea Stem" or "茶柱が立." When a tea stem stands vertically in a cu...