Den's Tea

Den’s Tea is a subsidiary of Japanese tea manufacturer, Shirakata-Denshiro Shoten, Inc. (SDS). It was established to distribute a variety of authentic and, most important, fresh Japanese tea to the North American tea market. Most of Den's teas are grown in the prestigious growing regions of Shizuoka prefecture. They are processed and packaged under the direction of SDS. Den’s Tea imports these premium teas directly from Shizuoka into California and, once in California, all teas are placed in a climate-controlled storage facility. Today, Den’s Tea supplies tea to individual customers, cafes, restaurants, a major coffee chain, sweets and ice cream manufacturers, global distributors and grocery stores.

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Den’s Tea is a subsidiary of Japanese tea manufacturer, Shirakata-Denshiro Shoten, Inc. (SDS). It was established to distribute a variety of authentic and, most important, fresh Japanese tea to the North American tea market. Most of Den’s teas are grown in the prestigious growing regions of Shizuoka prefecture. They are processed and packaged under the direction of SDS. Den’s Tea imports these premium teas directly from Shizuoka into California and, once in California, all teas are placed in a climate-controlled storage facility. Today, Den’s Tea supplies tea to individual customers, cafes, restaurants, a major coffee chain, sweets and ice cream manufacturers, global distributors and grocery stores.

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Den’s Sencha Shizuoka 3.5oz/100g

$10.00

Sencha is the most popular tea in Japan. The top parts of tea leaves and buds are used to produce Sencha. It is grown in full sunlight and is processed in multiple stages: steaming, kneading, drying, sifting, roasting and often blending. Sencha is noted for its delicate sweetness, mild astringency and flowery-green aroma.

* Origin: Shizuoka
* Harvest: First Flush
* Cutlivar: Yabukita

Tasting Profile: Well balanced flavor with a refreshing bitterness and natural sweetness. Also enjoyable is the aroma with its hint of the roasting process.

Den’s Preferred Brewing:
Leaf-water ratio: 2-3g(1 rounded tsp) per 4oz
Water: 185F / Steep: 60 sec
2nd Cup: Water Boiled; Steep 15 sec

Fukamushi Sencha Shizuoka 3.5oz/100g

$10.00

Fukamushi leaves are steamed two or three times longer than standard Sencha. The extra steaming breaks down the fibers further resulting in a leaf shape that is coarser than regular Sencha. This produces an easy brewing tea with a darker color and a milder flavor.

* Origin: Shizuoka
* Harvest: First Flush
* Cutlivar: Yabukita

Tasting Profile: It contains a slight astringency with mild green aroma and flavor with “Umami”.

Den’s Preferred Brewing:
Leaf-water ratio: 2-3g(1 level tsp) per 4oz
Water: 185F / Steep: 30 sec
2nd Cup: Water Boiled; Steep 15 sec

Genmaicha with Matcha 3.5oz/100g

$7.00

This is our special blend of Genmaicha with Matcha. This blend uses a tea ceremony grade of matcha and quality Bancha.

* Origin: Shizuoka
* Harvest: First Flush
* Cultivar: Yabukita

Tasting Profile: Highly aromatic tea. The Matcha contributes its natural sweetness to the full nutty flavor of the Genmaicha.

Den’s Preferred Brewing:
Leaf-water ratio: 2-3g(1 rounded tsp) per 4oz
Water: Boiled / Steep: 40 sec / 2nd Cup: Water Boiled;
Steep 15 sec / For a cup of Iced Tea: Steep as directed for hot tea. Once you brew it, put ice into the cup to lock in the aroma.

Gyokuro Asahina 3.5oz/100g

$20.00

The elegance and beauty of the famed Gyokuro teas. Great harmony of natural sweetness and slight bitterness. Den’s Gyokuro Asahina is a cup of affordable luxury.

* Origin: Asahina, Shizuoka
* Harvest: First Flush
* Cultivar: Yabukita

Tasting Profile: The harmony of slight astringency and natural sweetness turns to full-body in your mouth.

Den’s Preferred Brewing:
Leaf-water ratio: 2-3g(1 level tsp) per 4oz
Water: 160F / Steep: 90 sec
2nd Cup: Water 180F; Steep 30 sec

Matcha Ceremonial 20g

$20.00

Matcha Usucha is a thin Matcha called Usucha – ceremonial grade quality that is best for the everyday Matcha drinker. It is a very high quality for enjoying the genuine taste of Matcha.

Origin: Nishio, Aichi
Harvest: First Flush
Cultivar: Yabukita

Tasting Profile:
It is a light creamy liquid with a very sweet and mild flavor.

Den’s Preferred Brewing:
Matcha-water ratio: 1 gram, 1 scoop of Chashaku or 1/2 teaspoon per 2oz
Water: 180F
Whisk the Matcha well with Chasen (Bamboo whisk).

Pyramid Tea Bag Houjicha 2 x 16pc box

$13.00

This is the same great quality Houjicha that we offer loose leaf tea, with the added convenience of a tea bag. We wrap each bag in a foil pouch to insure freshness.

Pyramid Tea Bag Sencha 2 x 16pcs box

$14.00

Den’s Tea best selling tea bag. This is the same great quality Sencha that we offer loose leaf tea, with the added convenience of a tea bag. The leaves are cut, roasted and blended specifically for our tea bags. We wrap each bag in a foil pouch to insure freshness.