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(58 reviews)
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Kosabei (g) from De Theefabriek

Style: Sencha – Region: Kenya

45 / 100 Aroma: 4/10 Flavor: 2/5 Value: 2/5
Sep. 13th, 2017

The leaves look interesting: the leaves are shredded into flat pieces of two or three square millimeters and relatively light green. (Isn't sencha usually needle-shaped?)

I don't have much experience with senchas, but this doesn't quite seem like the two better ones. I remember a strong bright, "green" vegetal aroma...

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Alex Zorach

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Kenya Green Tea from Simpson & Vail

Style: Green Tea – Region: Kenya

57 / 100 Aroma: 6/10 Flavor: 4/5 Value: 2/5
Jun. 29th, 2012

The leaf of this tea is broken in large, rounded chunks, unlike the shape of any loose-leaf green tea that I've seen yet.

Brewed as instructed, it produces a cup with a clear, golden green. Flavor is clean and crisp without being sharp. Seems to have a slight cooling quality, very refreshing. If steeped too long,...

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Royal Highland Green Tea from Royal Tea of Kenya

Style: Green Tea – Region: Kenya

60 / 100 Aroma: 6/10 Flavor: 3/5 Value: 3/5
Dec. 8th, 2011

The dry leaf is thin and wiry, golden in color, and without much aroma.

Upon brewing, the cup produces a dark cup with a wonderful, rich aroma, like one of the darker, richer Chinese pan-fired green teas, but with a vegetal quality usually only found in Darjeeling green and oolongs. The aroma is grassy and fruity, ...

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