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Nichigetsu - 100g

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Nichigetsu is in our medium-bodied range, with a little more astringency than sweetness. A good tea for everyday sencha sipping, and for those who like just a little bit more snappiness to their green tea.

Specifications

Best before180 days
The best before date is 180 days days from when the tea is packaged in Japan.
Serving size10 g (2 tbsp.) per pot
Up to 3 pots can be brewed with the same leaves.
Size 2.8" x 1.6" x 6.9"
Net weight3.5 oz (100 g)

Taste Notes

Nichigetsu is a medium-body sencha with a balanced taste. It has a little more astringency than umami and sweetness, leading to an aftertaste with pleasant sencha crispness and gentle heartiness. Choose Nichigetsu for a sencha to enjoy throughout the day, with meals or at teatime.

Ways to Prepare

Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Standard Brew
Pot of Nichigetsu
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add hot water
210 mL (7 oz) 80°C (176°F)
Cool boiling water to 80°C by transferring once.
Standard Brew
Pot of Nichigetsu
Add hot water
210 mL (7 oz) 80°C (176°F)
Cool boiling water to 80°C by transferring once.
Brew
60 seconds
Standard Brew
Pot of Nichigetsu
Brew
60 seconds
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Standard Brew
Pot of Nichigetsu
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
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Customer Reviews

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A. K. (United States)
Good medium strength tea

The first steeping was actually rather sweet, but subsequent steepings were more vegetal, which is what I am looking for. I enjoyed the difference and the fact that I was able to get five good steepings before the flavor started to fade. I ordered the other senchas available from Ippodo and look forward to trying them. I would order this again.

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Currer B. (Canada)
Great daily tea!

This was my first tea from Ippodo and I'm really pleased -- the taste is very light and astringent. I drink it several times a day so I've adjusted the parameters slightly to make it last longer. I will repurchase in the future and would recommend this to anyone who is looking for a high-quality daily sencha.

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Justin J.
Great value, refreshing

Nichigetsu is a solid offering from Ippodo. I use it as an everyday tea. It's very refreshing and a great value for the quality.

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Tom (United States)
A great flavor

The flavor is almost perfectly balanced between lively and mellow. It's great hot and also makes a really smooth cold brew if you want to bring out the more of its mellow characteristics. You can tell the tea is very good quality because you can easily make 3 pots with the same leaves. A very good value.

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Alyssa S. (United States)
Perfect tea for work

I love Japanese tea, but have always found it super expensive and tricky to locate. Luckily, I was referred to Ippodo Tea's new US online shop and couldn't be happier! My tea came super quickly and it is delicious. I drink this during the day at work, and it is so satisfying! I don't have to add anything to it either because it is super tasty!

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