Japanese Whisky

Tea type
Black Tea
Black Tea
Malt, Smoke, Coffee
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Loose Leaf
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Edit tea info Last updated by Shae
Average preparation
Boiling 5 min, 0 sec 8 oz / 236 ml

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From Harney & Sons

Japanese whisky has grown in popularity, so we were excited when this tea was offered to us. As whisky fans, we couldn’t resist it! Japanese Whisky is a rare tea that comes to us from Shizuoka prefecture in Japan. It’s made using the same cultivar as most Senchas, Yabukita. During its extensive processing, it is finished with an 8 hour smoking over wood chips made from Japanese whisky barrels.

Details: A unique, smoked black tea from Japan.
Dry Leaves: Medium sized, black twists
Liquor: Oak brown
Aroma: Heated peat, honey
Caffeine Level: Caffeinated
Body: Medium-bodied
Flavors: Mild peat notes and sweet honey undertones
Brewing Time: 5
Brewing Temp: 212º


About Harney & Sons View company

Since 1983 Harney & Sons has been the source for fine teas. We travel the globe to find the best teas and accept only the exceptional. We put our years of experience to work to bring you the best Single-Estate teas, and blends beyond compare.

2 Tasting Notes

103 tasting notes

The smoothest tea I’ve ever had. Slight smoke, malty tea.

Flavors: Malt, Smoke

Boiling 5 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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16 tasting notes

Unpleasant taste, the flavoring is overwhelming.

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