Tea: Sencha of the Autumn Moon

A Sencha from Obubu Tea

Picture of Sencha of the Autumn Moon
Brand:Obubu Tea
Style:Sencha
Region:Kyoto, Japan
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Loose?Loose
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Product page:Sencha of the Autumn Moon

Review of Sencha of the Autumn Moon

AromaFlavorValueTotal
7 of 104 of 54 of 577 of 100
Very GoodGoodGood Value

The aroma of the fairly massive leaves is very green, a mix of edamame, spinach, and a bit of hay and grass. It is not the most complex Sencha I have ever sniffed, but the aroma is strong and a good blend of sweet and green, I enjoy it and can certainly see this being an excellent tea to sniff while focusing on the moon.

The first steep is delightful moonlight pale gold, like a moon coming up over the horizon! The taste is really quite mild and subtle, it might be the most subtle first steep of a Sencha I have run into. The mouth feel is very smooth, it starts off with the green taste of grass and stems, this moves into the very distinct taste of bamboo leaves, and after that we have sweet hay and a finish of edamame that lingers. The first steep is relaxing, I could almost see myself sipping this before taking a nap.

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