Reviews Posted by Phil

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Teabag Genmaicha Matcha-iri (28bags x 5g/0.18oz)
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807 01/29/2016
Ah! What can I say about my favorite tea? Some think it stinks but it's just the special flavor that's an enjoyable step away from the mundane. If you're a tea aficionado you already know that smell and taste in teas can be different. That's the case here. I enjoy th...(more)
Teabag Organic Sencha (28bags x 5g/0.18oz)
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1399 01/29/2016
There is a difference in flavor between regular Sencha and Organic Sencha. Personally, I prefer the Organic Sencha. Whether loose leaf or in tea bags this is a great blend. Even if you're into the traditional loose leaf form don't overlook the tea bags. Tucked away i...(more)
Teabag Tasting Set -Forest (3 x 14bags x 5g/0.18oz)
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2049 01/29/2016
Along with the other tasting set, this is the best way to discover what you like and don't when it comes to green tea. What's more enjoyable is discovering teas I've not tried before and discovering they are all great. By the time you nearing the end of your suppl...(more)
Teabag Tasting Set -River (3 x 14bags x 5g/0.18oz)
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1771 01/29/2016
This tasting set, along with the other, is a great way to determine what you enjoy and prefer. Do take the time to read the instruction brochures. Water temperature and length of time to steep a tea does make a difference for authenticity and pure enjoyment, but it's...(more)
Teabag Gyokuro (28bags x 5g/0.18oz)
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2143 01/29/2016
This is simply a wonderful tea! The aroma and flavor never go wrong even when I don't pay attention to the proper water temperatures or length of time to brew. It is fast becoming my new favorite.
[Top Choice!] FUROSHIKI Gift KUROMAME Set
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853 01/29/2016
This is another gift I've given and it brings warm memories to those who once visited or lived in Japan.
[Recommended] FUROSHIKI Gift CONPEITOH Set
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1207 01/29/2016
Awesome gift! The candies included compliment the tea. Brings back many pleasant memories for those of us lucky enough to have visited or lived in Japan.
FUROSHIKI Gift OKAKI Set
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951 01/29/2016
This is an awesome gift for anyone who has ever visited or lived in Japan. It was particularly thrilling as a gift for some transplanted Japanese families living here in the USA. Yes, they had their own local supply for tea and foods, but it was the packaging, the wa...(more)
Teabag Houjicha (28bags x 5g/0.18oz)
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1017 01/29/2016
If you drink green tea all your waking day then this is the tea to drink after 3PM when you want to reduce your caffeine intake so you get a great nights sleep. Even if you brew it with too hot a water temperature it doesn't make you drowsy like chamomile tea. I rema...(more)
Teabag Sencha (28bags x 5g/0.18oz)
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1200 01/29/2016
An awesome staple in life to enjoy every day. Favorite of guests. Makes an excellent gift, too, I've discovered.
Kyusu (teapot: 360ml)
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1432 01/29/2016
Excellent pot for loose leaves or bags. Simple and elegant at the same time.
[Recommended] MATCHA GENMAI SENBEI(handmade Japanese cracker)
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2933 08/03/2015
Not sure if that is spelled correctly: oishii meaning these taste great. If you've enjoyed Japanese crackers before you'll love these! My son has never had them and he kept eating until they were gone. We'd ordered several types besides these and they all disappeared in...(more)
Matcha Super Premium (40g/1.41oz in canister)
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3613 08/03/2015
Lives up to expectations. Brilliant tea. Haven't a matcha set yet but improvised. I did try to stay within the recommended temperature range. Taste was simply superb! Physical benefits are definately felt. I bought this tea to assist my overall health and re...(more)
Teabag Tasting Set -River (3 x 14bags x 5g/0.18oz)
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2158 07/14/2015
Please see my review of the Forest sampler set. Both the Forest and River samplers are a generous collection of teas and in convenient teabag form I can take everywhere. Even in restaurants I can order hot water and no one seems to mind my making my own tea. I am now...(more)