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We choose our teas with one thing only in mind: the finest, most subtle and deep flavours. Our products are sourced directly from smaller artisan producers in Japan and are not widely available in the UK market. Our range includes traditional style high-quality loose leaf teas, aromatic flavoured teas and some unusual infusions which you might not have come across before. Many of our teas are available to buy for home brewing.

LEAF TEA

Traditional Japanese infusions served by the pot

Our leaf teas have been personally selected by us in Japan, and are  prepared with precision to give you the most authentic possible  experience.

Gyokuro

Gyokuro

玉露 Very high grade green tea grown under under shade prior to harvesting giving the tea more earthy sweetness (‘umami’) which varies with each infusion (this tea is good for three infusions per pot, and you can eat the leaves with Ponzu Sauce which we supply!)

Sencha Karigane Soukun

Sencha Karigane Soukun

煎茶かりがね爽薫 This organic sencha is a subtly flavoured high quality kukicha created from blending the leaves and stems from first harvest sencha. The aesthetically bright yellow liquid fills your mouth with a sweet and floral flavour.

Fukamushi Sencha Asanoka

Fukamushi Sencha Asanoka

深蒸し煎茶あさのか This sencha exemplifies the best of japan’s new yet flourishing interest in growing organic tea. a sophisticated tea. the first sip begins rich, buttery, and surprisingly viscous for an organic sencha and then gives way to a pleasant wash of grassy astringency that rinses the palate like a gentle spring shower

Sencha Nanmei

Sencha Nanmei

煎茶なんめい This organic sencha delivers a clear and balanced taste between ‘umami’ and sweet bitterness. It offers round and creamy notes that transition to a delicious astringency.

Genmaicha

Genmaicha

玄米茶 Green tea with roasted brown rice added for a wholesome, comforting flavour. Once marketed as a drink for poorer households, it is now sought after for its distinctive toasty character

Hojicha

Hojicha

焙じ茶 Roasted green tea with a darker red-brown colour. Its mild, less astringent flavour and the fact that it is very low in caffeine traditionally made it popular with children and elderly people

Iribancha

Iribancha

炒り番茶 Iribancha(kyobancha) is a special tea form the Kyoto area with a slightly smoky aroma and herbaceous aftertaste. It is naturally low in caffeine

Japanese flavoured infusions

These teas  represent the more creative end of the spectrum, being combined withvarious flowers or fruit. The tea in the mixtures is sencha, hojicha or black teadepending on how well it synthesises with the added flavour

Kyoho Sencha

Kyoho Sencha

巨峰煎茶 Sencha combined with Japanese ‘mountain grape’ which contributes a lush berry-like sweetness to the infusion

Yuzucha

Yuzucha

柚子茶 Sencha combined with yuzu (Japanese citrus fruit) for more zesty, tangy notes in addition to the underlying elegance of the green tea

Lychee Black Tea

Lychee Black Tea

ライチ紅茶 The bright, refreshing taste of the lychee combines perfectly with traditional black tea to give a very aromatic infusion

Rose Hojicha

Rose Hojicha

ローズ ほうじ茶 A delicious roasted flavour Katsute organic hojicha with a hint of sweet notes blended with the fragrance of red rose petal. It has a low level of caffeine which is perfect for evening tea.

Caramel Hojicha

Caramel Hojicha

キャラメルほうじ茶 A flavoured and wonderful hojicha which will soften your heart with its' sweet and bittersweet scent. The rose hips bring out nice colours in this tea. The caramel flavour is also not overpowering and balances nicely with the toasty hojicha.

Oolong Black Ginger

Oolong Black Ginger

ウーロンブラックジンジャー Oolong tea is semi-oxidised with a darker colour and more earthy flavour than green tea, but a lighter character than black tea. The ginger gives this tea a spicy edge

Sakuracha

Sakuracha

桜茶 *Non Caffeine Salted, pickled sakura (cherry blossom) flower IS used to make this naturally caffeine-free infusion. An acquired taste for some but popular in Japan.

Matcha Latte

Matcha Latte

抹茶ラテ Increasingly popular in the west, matcha (powdered green tea)is very rich in the beneficial amino acids, vitamins, antioxidants and fibre contained in the tea leaves. The health benefits are attracting considerable attention.

Hojicha Latte

Hojicha Latte

焙じ茶ラテ Prepared in a similar style to Matcha Latte, this tea instead uses roasted hojicha tea which has a more nutty, toasted flavour and is naturally almost caffeine-free due to the roasting process used.

Genmaicha Latte

Genmaicha Latte

玄米茶ラテ

Black Sesame Latte

Black Sesame Latte

黒胡麻ラテ

Tea Latte

Matcha hotchocolate

Matcha hotchocolate

抹茶ホットチョコレート White hot chocolate drink with high-quality matcha powder giving a luxurious but healthy brew

Matcha affogato

Matcha affogato

抹茶アフォガート Only in Briclane store.

Japanese Tea In Tea Bag

* Denotes no caffeine

Kuromamecha *

Kuromamecha *

黒豆茶 Black soybean tea which is thought to be beneficial in helping to lower cholesterol and is rich in folate and magnesium for brain, heart and muscle health.

Sanpincha

Sanpincha

さんぴん茶 Special jasmine tea from Okinawa. It’s very lightly fermented like Green tea. Sanpincha has been popular in Okinawa since its day as the Ryukyu Kingdom.

Dokudamicha *

Dokudamicha *

どくだみ茶 Made from a Japanese flowering plant known as the ‘poison-blocking plant’ which is a powerful antioxidant and is believed to be beneficial in protecting against allergies and toxins.

Gobocha *

Gobocha *

ごぼう茶 burdock tea - believed to be beneficial for weight loss.

Amacha *

Amacha *

甘茶 Made with the leaves of Japanese hydrangea, this tea is known as “Buddha Ama Cha” as it is often used to celebrate the Buddha’s birthday. It is noticeably sweet despite being sugar-free as the leaves contain phyllodulcin, a natural sweetener.

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