Nichigetsu - 80g Bag
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.
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.
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Nichigetsu sencha has just the right level of astringency / grassy freshness and depth of flavor. It is tasty and refreshing and perfect for an afternoon pick me up.
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.
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.
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.
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.