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Kurihara Tea


Web: kuriharatea.com
Last Updated: Mar. 24, 2014

About Kurihara Tea

Kurihara Tea is a company selling Japanese tea, with a focus on gyokuro. The company is a joint project of the Kurihara family in Fukuoka, and Matcha Latte Media, based in Tokyo. The company officially launches April 1st, 2014, but has begun shipping a few teas before then.

In the U.S., Kurihara's teas are available through Yunomi.us, a wholesale tea marketplace which sells teas from a variety of Japanese producers.

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Amanda
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97 / 100
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Heritage Gyokuro

Style: Gyokuro – Region: Fukuoka, Japan
Jan. 6th, 2015

The aroma of the vibrantly green leaves (seriously, they are as green as pine needles) is delightfully sweet, a blend of sweet chestnuts, wildflower honey, freshly mown hay, sweetgrass, and a tiny bit of distant wildflowers. Something about the aroma of Japanese green teas (especially the very verdant ones) reminds me ...

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83 / 100
Picture of #12 Shira-Ore Stem Tea With Matcha

The aroma of the dry leaves is so green! There are notes of cut grass, fresh spinach, and an underlying sweet nuttiness, the aroma reminds me of the smell of summer when everything is in full growth.

The first steep is delightfully mellow, not to be boring but the tea tastes pretty much exactly as it smells, no myst...

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87 / 100
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Standard Gyokuro Tea

Style: Kabusecha – Region: Fukuoka, Japan
Mar. 24th, 2014

The aroma is very green, like fresh grass and moisture, an odd description, but it reminded me of the way cut grass smells after a brief rain storm. There is also a touch of nuttiness and sweetness with an end note of sweet peas.

The taste is a bit grassy and sweet like stone fruit, there is a touch of fresh kelp an...

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Standard Gyokuro Tea

Style:Kabusecha
Region:Fukuoka, Japan
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
1 Rating
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#12 Shira-Ore Stem Tea With Matcha

Style:Kukicha
Region:Fukuoka, Japan
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
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Heritage Gyokuro

Style:Gyokuro
Region:Fukuoka, Japan
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Leaf:Loose
1 Rating

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