Harney & Sons Japanese Sencha Green Tea, 50 Tea Bags

December 14, 2013 - Comment

Thirty years ago in Salisbury, Connecticut, proprietor of the historic White Hart Inn, John Harney, developed a passion for fine teas. Starting production out of his basement in 1983, John began his own journey in mastering the craft of tea blending. Serving his distinctive blends to inn guests, he soon found they were coming back

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Thirty years ago in Salisbury, Connecticut, proprietor of the historic White Hart Inn, John Harney, developed a passion for fine teas. Starting production out of his basement in 1983, John began his own journey in mastering the craft of tea blending. Serving his distinctive blends to inn guests, he soon found they were coming back for more. Never did John Harney imagine that his small home-run business in Salisbury, Connecticut would turn into a global operation. The company, which sources, blends, and packages their own product from start to finish, has grown from their original six teas, to more than three hundred. Harney & Sons was founded on a commitment to deliver customers the finest quality tea possible. This promise, made 30 years ago, serves as the company’s guiding principle. Whether through their dedicated customer service team, their published guides to tea drinking, or their two tea tasting shops, the Harney & Sons team works to pass on their passion of tea to a wide audience. Harney & Sons remains committed to delivering their customers a superior tea drinking experience.

Product Features

  • Nice blend of green teas from the central Shizuoka province in Japan, and it is a very pleasant everyday tea
  • We buy from a family well known in Tokyo and throughout Japan as a preeminent supplier of tea
  • Blend of mid-season leaves with a pleasant flavor and the antioxidants
  • Medium-bodied tea with pleasant spinachy notes and slight roast flavors
  • Steep for 1-2 minutes in hot water before drinking

Comments

F.Y.I. says:

Exceptional Quality Green tea was a hobby of mine for a while, and having ordered the best of the best directly from a small Japanese company (O-Cha), I can say with some experience that this tea is exceptionally good. Nice flavor, good viscosity, and excellent value.

MC says:

Weak and over-priced considering the taste. I tried this tea, based on the 5 star reviews of the other reviewers. Perhaps none of the other reviewers have been to Japan or tried real Sencha.I was severely let down. This tea is weak at best, and not a good representative of Japanese Sencha bagged tea.Instead I would recommend Maeda-en, Yamamotoyama, and MyGreenTea as better tasting and more authentic Sencha. Amazon sells all of those 3. Considering the price of Harney & Sons tea, spend your money on a better tea. Even…

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