Reviews Posted by Christopher Brown

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[Limited] HANA KESSHO GIN FUJI (handcrafted Matcha Bowl)   Out of Stock
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1203 06/05/2014
I just received this beautiful chawan today and my breath was immediately taken away. The low and wide graceful rise and color are stunning. The flowers look like they are made from pure moonlight and give the appearance of floating ever so slightly above the porcelain....(more)
[New] YOHKAN (sweet bean jelly)
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3774 02/22/2014
These candies are so subtle in flavor, harmonizing with the texture perfectly. The way they fit with Kuradashi matcha is is unprecedented and a surprise. It makes for the perfect finish, neither fighting with the other, unifying the critical faculties. Add one of Shu...(more)
[Limited] KYO no UME (handcrafted Matcha Bowl)   Out of Stock
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982 02/22/2014
Shunzan Mori's chawan is a delight to all the senses. The feel of the ceramic is light and strong like silk, the sound is as clear as a bell and the Ume pattern is a delight to the eyes especially during the bleak Winter months. Matcha really comes alive against the b...(more)
[Limited] Kuradashi Matcha Pinnacle (30g/1.06oz)
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2467 11/21/2013
It's so hard to describe the suchness and presence of this years Pinnacle Kuradashi Matcha. I knew from the moment I broke the seal that it was different. The nutty, savory & sweet smell, the more vibrant deep green of the powder and the taste when brewed at 160-d...(more)
HAKUJI Matcha Starter Set
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2679 08/19/2013
This is an affordable, elegant and well made set that is perfect for everyday use and works very well with the Pinnacle Matcha. Comfortable to hold, easy to use and a simple delight to the senses. It is the most superior set I can think of for introducing someone to t...(more)
Matcha Pinnacle (30g/1.06oz)
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4194 08/19/2013
I've tried the rest and this is the best. The beautiful malachite powder, the deeper emerald liquor. No bitterness whatsoever. The flavor so savory & nutty with a sweet finish; a texture like the finest unryu washi. Within moments of finishing the chawan, I was ...(more)