Japanese Shin Cha 2015

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This Cupping Event focuses on Japan's most prized green tea. The first tender buds and leaves of spring were reserved for royalty and the social elite. Light, elegant and refined, these lightly steamed green teas are only available for a few short weeks and are usually sold out quickly if not in advance. Technically processed the same way as the popular Sen Cha, Shin Cha (new tea) can achieve staggering prices at the first tea auction and from tea connoisseurs. The samples in this Cupping Event will come from different tea producing regions of Japan and will offer an in depth understand of this exceptional tea as well as the opportunity to taste so many in one event. :

This Cupping Event Sample Kit Includes:
Eight 2 ounce (57 gram) tea samples • 3 piece professional cupping set • Cupping log forms • Tea tasting terminology chart • Thermometer • Gram scale • Water pH test strips • Detailed sample information  • Cupping procedure guidelines
Cost US$150

 

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