From the vast variety of teas currently offered by Ippodo, Tortoise has selected a few from Ippodo's most popular selections, for our LA tea-loving community:
Hosen Sencha - 100 g - premium loose leaf green tea. Higher grade, younger tea leaf. Great for green tea lovers who want a more premium taste.
Matsuo Midori Sencha - 100 g - basic loose leaf green tea. Delicious, and great for everyday drinking for green tea lovers.
Gokujo Genmai Cha - 100 g - loose leaf green tea with toasted rice. Earthy aroma with popcorn-like taste.
Gokujo Hoji Cha - 100 g - loose leaf roasted green tea. Recommended for people who want less caffeine and like English tea.
Mugicha Barley tea - 400 g - caffeine free, you can enjoy it cold after you brewing - great tea with fresh taste for warmer summer days.
Iribancha - 150 g - smoked loose leaf green tea. Caffeine free, even suitable for children. Very traditional tea served in Kyoto - strong smokey aroma.
Ippodo Tea has produced the highest quality of Japanese green tea for the last 3 centuries and is considered by many to be the best procurer of Japanese green tea on the market today. Ippodo tea is cultivated in the lush fields of Kyoto, and its surrounding areas, mainly for the region's mild and temperate climate, mineral-rich soil, and essential balance of sunshine and rainfall that contributes to the tea's incredible freshness and complex flavors.
Please see the gram amount for each tea above.
Please see the tea varieties as they are listed above.
It is recommended by Ippodo that Ippodo tea is enjoyed within 2 weeks of opening the tea's package. All tea from Ippodo is also labeled with a suggested date of purchase to help consumers enjoy the tea in its best state. If you are not able to consume Ippodo tea before the suggested date of purchase, please know that the tea is safe and fresh to drink so long as the bag is unopened and/or kept in a sealed container away from moisture or direct sunlight. More helpful information on how to keep your tea fresh can be found here on Ippodo's website.