Oita Shincha Tamaryokucha
Oita Shincha Tamaryokucha
Oita Shincha Tamaryokucha
Oita Shincha Tamaryokucha

Oita Shincha Tamaryokucha

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Tamaryokucha, also known as Guricha, is a unique Japanese green tea that stands out from the more traditional Sencha. While both are classified as steamed green teas, there are distinct differences in their appearance, flavor, and production methods.

The production process of Tamaryokucha also differs from that of Sencha. While Sencha is steamed, rolled, and then dried, Tamaryokucha follows a different sequence. After steaming, Tamaryokucha leaves undergo a brief pan-firing process, which halts the oxidation and helps shape the twisted form. This pan-firing step contributes to its unique flavor and appearance.

One noticeable difference lies in the shape of the leaves. Unlike the long, needle-like leaves of Sencha, Tamaryokucha has twisted or curly leaves, resembling the shape of snails. This distinctive appearance adds to its visual appeal and sets it apart from Sencha.

Flavor-wise, Tamaryokucha offers a milder and less astringent taste compared to Sencha. It typically exhibits a delicate balance of vegetal notes, often with hints of sweetness and a gentle, refreshing aroma. This unique flavor profile depends on the cultivars and the tea processing techniques. This Tamaryokucha is a blend of three popular cultivars: Yabukita, Asatsuyu, and Kanaya Midori.

The distinct characteristics of Tamaryokucha make it a popular choice among Japanese tea lovers who appreciate its mild and nuanced flavors, as well as its intriguing appearance. Whether you're seeking a change from the traditional Sencha or eager to explore new tea experiences, Tamaryokucha offers a delightful and distinct option that showcases the diversity and craftsmanship of Japanese green tea.

About Oita prefectures:

In addition to its exceptional teas, Oita Prefecture is celebrated for its world-renowned onsen (hot springs). Among the notable hot spring destinations in Oita is Beppu, which has gained international acclaim for its remarkable onsen offerings.

Beppu onsen, in particular, stands out as a highly popular destination, drawing visitors from far and wide. Its fame stems from the diverse types of hot springs found in the area, each offering unique mineral compositions and therapeutic properties. Beppu is known for its "Hells of Beppu," a collection of stunning, steaming hot spring spectacles that captivate visitors with their otherworldly beauty.

 

Notes: steamed edamame, light milky texture, magnolia

 

 

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I loved this tea. It really is a subtle combination of tastes that makes every sip complex and worthy of slowing down and consideration of the experience.

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I loved this tea. It really is a subtle combination of tastes that makes every sip complex and worthy of slowing down and consideration of the experience.

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