Mellow Monk

As we go about our daily lives, the teas we anticipate are being grown, plucked, and processed. I have reached out to my connections across the tea world to collect their reports of how the 2014 Spring Harvest is progressing.

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Special Offer: Mellow Monk

by Jason Walker on October 1, 2013

in Sponsored Content

Sign up for the Walker Tea Review newsletter to receive a special offer from Mellow Monk. Sign up for the newsletter before October 31st. Mellow Monk provides award-winning single-estate Japanese green tea imported directly from artisanal growers in Kumamoto, Japan, where both pristine nature and time-honored traditions are still preserved. Using sustainable techniques on their […]

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Tea Review 486: Mellow Monk’s Blissful Buds

by Jason Walker on August 27, 2013

in 90-91, green, Japanese

. Origin: Mt. Aso Kumamoto Score: 90 Price (as of post): 100 g = $17.95 Sample provided by Mellow Monk. Get even more in the Member Content. 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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Tea Review 480: Mellow Monk’s Top Leaf

by Jason Walker on July 14, 2013

in 90-91, green, Japanese

Comment: notes of creamy butteriness, and buttery creaminess. . Origin: Aso City, Kumamoto, Japan Harvest: 1st Flush Score: 90 Price (as of post): 100 g = $14.95 Sample provided by Mellow Monk. Get even more in the Member Content. Walker Tea Review- a tea blog with tea reviews and tea tastings. Want to see a tea […]

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Conversation: On Kumamoto Teas

by Jason Walker on July 4, 2012

in Japanese, Voices of Tea

. Kumamoto Prefecture, “the origin of the bear,” is home to one of the world’s largest calderas in the world, and offers great Japanese teas. I asked Paul Kotta of Mellow Monk Japanese Green Tea to tell us about Kumamoto teas. Paul has worked to develop strong connections among Kyushu Island growers, and has been able […]

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Tea Review 334: Mellow Monk’s Crimson Grove

by Jason Walker on March 10, 2011

in 85-89, black, Japanese

. Comment: a comfortable and gentle black tea . Origin: Mt. Aso, Kumamoto Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan Score: 87 Price (as of post): 100 g = $18.95 . 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. […]

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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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