matcha

Ippodo NYC

by Jason on February 7, 2014

in green, Japanese

U.S. tea drinking is on the rise. Research has revealed this for several years now. So now might seem like a good time to open a tea store in NYC. Ippodo thinks so. It is dipping its toe into the U.S. tea waters and has opened shop in connection with the Kajitsu dining experience. Some tea […]

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How To: Making Matcha- Usucha and Koicha

by Jason on February 22, 2012

in green, Japanese

. Comment: Matcha in the video was from Matcha Source, Aiya, and DoMatcha. Equipment from Matcha Source. . Compare teas with others on the Scoresheet. Walker Tea Review- a tea blog with tea reviews and tea tastings. Want to see a tea reviewed? Contact me: jason@walkerteareview.com Subscribe in a reader or by email

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. Comment: Be sure to check out Aiya’s quality testing procedure, and info on making Usucha & Koicha. . Origin: Nishio, Aichi Prefecture, Japan Score: 90 Price (as of post): 30 g = $42.80 . Sample provided by Aiya America. Compare teas with others on the Scoresheet. Walker Tea Review- a tea blog with tea […]

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. Comment: nice fresh vegetable sweetness with a fine powder-like coating. . Origin: Nishio Region, Aichi Prefecture, Japan Score: 91 Price (as of post): 30 g = $26.80 . Compare teas with others on the Scoresheet. Walker Tea Review- a tea blog with tea reviews and tea tastings. Operated by Jason Walker. Sample provided by […]

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. Comment: dark, rich,  and green with very fine powdery texture and balanced bittersweet aftertaste. Use “Walker2011” for 20% off thru 3/31/2011. . Origin: Uji region, Kyoto, Japan Score: 91 Price (as of post): 1 oz = $33.99 . Compare teas with others on the Scoresheet. Walker Tea Review- a tea blog with tea reviews […]

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Tea Review 299: Culinary Teas’ Matcha

by Jason on December 21, 2010

in 85-89, green, Japanese

. Comment: powdery smooth coating on the tongue. . Score: 85 Price (as of post): 1oz = $3.10 . Compare teas with others on the Scoresheet. Walker Tea Review- a tea blog with tea reviews and tea tastings. Operated by Jason Walker. Sample provided by Culinary Teas. Subscribe in a reader or by email

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. Note: sencha character in a matcha powder . Score = 89 Price (as of post): 95g = $16.95 . Compare teas with others on the Scoresheet. Walker Tea Review- a tea blog with tea reviews and tea tastings. Operated by Jason Walker. Sample provided by Mellow Monk. Subscribe in a reader or by email

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