Reviews Posted by Daniel Goldberg

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Genmaicha Matcha-iri (200g/7.05oz)
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4220 08/03/2011
I didn't have high hopes for this tea before I tried it; I only knew of genmaicha as a cheap alternative to regular sencha and gyokuro tea. But this product, while being affordable, is clearly a cut above the rest. You can really taste the freshness of the sencha they u...(more)
Gyokuro Superior (200g/7.05oz)
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3067 10/08/2010
My tea-drinking ritual has become a twice-daily affair and I needed a good value tea to keep myself from going bankrupt. I decided to try the gyokuro superior, although I was expecting a real sacrifice of flavor from what I'm used to. I was very pleasantly surprised. In...(more)
[Limited] Shincha Fukamushi (80g/2.82oz)   Out of Stock
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1499 05/18/2010
This tea really does have a great balance between the umami flavors of gyokuro and the more vegetal layers of sencha. It's a rich and dimensional brew that is probably the best tea I've had so far (I've ordered quite a few from hibiki-an already as well as other compani...(more)
[Limited] Gyokuro Karigane Super Premium (40g/1.41oz)   Out of Stock
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1375 03/20/2010
A rich, savory, brothy, and umami flavor makes this tea very unique. It's gentle and not too difficult to brew in terms of getting the right temperature/steep time. It seems incapable of producing any bitterness, but I agree with other reviewers who noticed a refreshing...(more)