Reviews Posted by Rebekah Mullaney

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[Limited] MONAKA (Japanese wafer)   Out of Stock
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649 03/21/2016
We invited a group of friends over last Friday for a yakisoba party and thought these would be fun to try after dinner. Everyone, including my 4-year-old daughter, loved the Monaka. They were perfect with green tea. The toasted rice wafers were light and airy, and the a...(more)
[Limited] Shincha AOTE (80g/2.82oz)   Out of Stock
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870 06/10/2012
Shincha AOTE is an excellent balance between Sencha and Gyokuro. Those who like a strong, brisk, astringent green tea prefer Sencha, whereas those who like a naturally sweet, mellow, grassy green tea prefer Gyokuro. Over the years, I have tried many different varieties ...(more)
[Limited] Competition Grade Matcha Pinnacle (20g/0.71oz)   Out of Stock
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1633 01/11/2011
Since I became interested in Japanese green tea around 12 years ago, I have been searching for competition grade tea from Japan, but it has always been impossible to find here in the United States. I've seen competition grade tea from China, but never Japan. So when thi...(more)
[Limited] Kuradashi Matcha Pinnacle (30g/1.06oz)
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2139 10/09/2010
Hibiki-an Kuradashi Matcha is so smooth and balanced with a rich and complex flavor that one could almost describe it as soft and creamy or even buttery. Green tea is typically brisk and refreshing. Some might say that in general, Japanese green tea can be somewhat bitt...(more)
Organic Matcha (40g/1.41oz in canister)
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5230 09/20/2005
Hibiki-an's Organic Matcha is a much better value than any other I've found. If you buy Organic Matcha in the U.S., it's usually around $30 for 30g, but this is only $24 for 40g - and it's higher quality too. The flavor is excellent, very fresh, mellow and well-balanc...(more)
Iced Matcha
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3656 07/22/2010
As you can see from my other review from 2006, I've been drinking iced green tea for many years. When the weather is hot and you feel drained of all energy, iced green tea is more healthy and refreshing than any other drink. I like to bring it to the gym or on shopping ...(more)
[Limited] Houjicha Karigane Super Premium (100g/3.53oz)   Out of Stock
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1030 02/14/2010
Houjicha Karigane Super Premium is the perfect hot tea for winter and early spring. It's very hearty and warming. After I've been outside shoveling snow, all I want is a steaming hot cup of this tea. The blend of roasted stems and twigs from high quality Sencha and Matc...(more)
[Limited] Houjicha Super Premium (100g/3.53oz)   Out of Stock
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1325 02/14/2010
Houjicha Super Premium is exactly the kind of tea I want to drink in winter, when it's so cold outside. Some people like hot chocolate in winter, but personally I prefer Houjicha. It's more warming, and also it has no caffeine, so you can drink Houjicha in the late afte...(more)
[Limited] Shincha Traditional (80g/2.82oz)   Out of Stock
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1505 05/28/2009
To put this in context, I'm one of those people that looks forward to the Shincha harvest every year. Sencha is always best right after the harvest. There is nothing like it. It's so green, fresh and energizing. If you have only ever had green tea in teabags from your l...(more)
[Limited] Shincha Gyokuro (80g/2.82oz)   Out of Stock
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2583 05/28/2009
To put this in context, I'm one of those people that looks forward to the Shincha harvest every year. Sencha is always best right after the harvest. There is nothing like it. It's so green, fresh and energizing. If you have only ever had green tea in teabags from your l...(more)
[Limited] Kuradashi Gyokuro Super Premium (40g/1.41oz)   Out of Stock
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1586 09/30/2007
I absolutely love Hibiki-an's Kuradashi Gyokuro. I tried it last autumn (2006) for the first time and look forward to trying it again this autumn. I believe it is actually my favorite tea - because it has sort of a woody and earthy flavor to it. It is really a great ...(more)
[Recommended] Yunomi (Teacup:pair:100ml each)
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3127 09/12/2007
I really can't believe there are no reviews for these teacups yet. I have purchased so many of them - they are absolutely wonderful! I have bought four for myself, two for my parents, and a set for each of my brothers for Christmas. They are amazingly high-quality fo...(more)
Teabag Gyokuro (28bags x 5g/0.18oz)
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3668 09/12/2007
I gave my brother this tea for Christmas last year and he emailed me this message so I thought I would pass it on to you: "Where did you get the green tea you sent that is in the nylon tea bags? I have tried to find that quality in all the natural food stores in th...(more)
Teabag Organic Sencha (28bags x 5g/0.18oz)
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4265 09/12/2007
Perfect! I'm so glad you have this item. I usually drink tea at work using a teapot, but this is much more convenient. The individual teabags are much larger than standard paper teabags - over 2 x 2 inches in a unique pyramid shape! One bag brews enough tea for a la...(more)
Teabag Genmaicha Matcha-iri (28bags x 5g/0.18oz)
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3180 09/12/2007
Teabag Genmaicha Matcha-iri has a hearty roasted coffee taste to it, while still being very green and fresh. The individual teabags are much larger than standard paper teabags - over 2 x 2 inches in a unique pyramid shape! And they are very economical. One bag brews ...(more)
Perfect Tea Gift Set
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2791 04/07/2007
In my opinion, this is the most beautiful tea set that Hibiki-an carries. The teapot is so lovely that I have purchased two so far - one for myself and one as a gift. It is the ideal weight, shape, etc. and brews a great cup of tea. Also it is handmade by an artist i...(more)
Japanese Green Tea Gift Set
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2941 04/05/2007
This green tea set is so cute and it makes a wonderful present! It's perfect because it includes everything you could possibly need to make a great cup of tea -- or have a little tea party! Also, it's a good value and excellent quality for the price. The price inclu...(more)
[Limited] Blended Sencha Super Premium (80g/2.82oz)   Out of Stock
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1416 01/25/2007
I was interested to try this tea because in the past I have experimented with blending Sencha and Gyokuro together. My favorite is to mix 2/3 Organic Sencha Premium with 1/3 Gyokuro Super Premium. This tea has a similar taste to that kind of blend. It has the refreshing...(more)
Matcha Pinnacle (30g/1.06oz)
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3793 06/11/2006
Matcha Pinnacle is an amazingly bright fresh color of green, unlike any Matcha I've seen before. Its flavor is very mellow and balanced. On a scale of 1 to 10 - with 10 as the best - I would definitely give this tea a perfect 10.
Iced Matcha
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4767 06/02/2006
I love Iced Matcha! I think it's the perfect drink to enjoy in summer weather - especially after spending time outside in the hot sun. It tastes very healthy and refreshing. Personally I like it plain without the milk and sugar because Matcha naturally tastes a littl...(more)
KURO RAKU (handcrafted Matcha Bowl)
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3703 03/29/2006
This Kuro-raku matcha bowl is so beautiful! I was surprised when I received it in the mail yesterday because it was even more beautiful than in the picture. And it’s wonderful to drink matcha from. It has the appearance and texture of a large smooth piece of volcanic...(more)
Organic Genmaicha Matcha-iri (200g/7.05oz)
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3291 03/20/2006
This mixture of sencha, puffed brown rice, and matcha makes a great every-day tea. The rice gives it a little bit of a roasted coffee bean flavor. I've also found that it is very soothing for mild cases of acid indigestion.
Gyokuro Super Premium (40g/1.41oz)
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3784 09/20/2005
If you like Gyokuro - you should definitely try this tea. You can taste the difference in quality. The texture of the leaves is very fine and the color is a deep emerald green - so it makes a wonderful cup of tea.
Matcha Ice Cream (House Matcha / Matcha Culinary)
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3061 09/20/2005
This green tea ice cream is the best! It's great made with soy milk too!
Organic Gyokuro (100g/3.53oz)
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4236 09/20/2005
I've been drinking organic green teas for years now, and this is truly one of my favorites! It's very smooth and fresh - and healthy too! I'm glad it's now available in the USA.
Organic Sencha Premium (100g/3.53oz)
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3683 09/20/2005
Hibiki-an's Organic Sencha has such a fresh and clean taste compared with other teas on the market today. I highly recommend it!