Description: Not to be confused with brown Ku-ki Cha, this unfermented green tea is produced from leaf stems. A fragrant, mellow green tea which is naturally lower in caffeine. Mildly sweet with an herbacious character.
Steeping Suggestions: - Leaf Quantity: 2¼ g/cup Water Temp: 180° Steep Time: 3 min.
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from Kittery, ME (United States)
(2/15/2006) Dry Leaf: Excellent,
Infused Leaf: Excellent, Liquor: Excellent,
"My favorite. Not overly vegetal but still a nice strong flavor. For an extra treat I sometimes toss in a bit of spearment. I'm sensitive to caffeine and this tea works just fine for me." Jeff Banaszak
from Munster, IN (United States)
(10/30/2004) Dry Leaf: Very Good,
Infused Leaf: Very Good, Liquor: Very Good,
"A very unique tea. This tea is made from stems rather than from leaves, and it has a nice "twiggy" taste to it. It is also very mild and a little sweet. A great mid-afternoon tea for relaxing." Bill Carson
from Key Largo, FL (United States)
(3/7/2008) Dry Leaf: Very Good,
Infused Leaf: Average, Liquor: Very Good,
Not my cup
"Nicely flavored green tea but ONLY if a lot is used to make a cup (5 - 6 times that of TJ16). Otherwise, the tea is very weak."
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