Yame Black

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Black Tea
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We are proud to offer this artisan black tea from Kyushu Island, Japan. Black tea crafted in Japan is still quite rare, accounting for less than 2% of Japan’s total production. Our Yame Black is the perfect breakfast tea, made in the traditional Indian/Sri Lankan style; brisk and malty with plenty of sturdy body that can hold up to milk. A unique offering.

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We are a New York City and Fukuoka, Japan based tea and teaware company. We believe simple, delicious tea and well designed teaware support a creative, healthy and uncomplicated lifestyle. We are passionate about beautiful design and the uncompromising quality of our teas.

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Cupped the loose version of this tea at work two days ago – Japanese black tea are interesting, and I’ve yet to have one that I was REALLY into, but this was the first where I thought that it was definitely nice enough that someone could be really into it.

Just, not me.

The main reason it wasn’t for me was because I found it steeped up rather savory, with a lot of natural black pepper notes and that’s a flavour that I tend to really dislike in my black teas. In addition to a lot of black pepper notes, I found it had a strong citrus peel pithyness – so the two combined reminded me a lot of rather pithy/peppery yuzu. Really interesting, and complex – but not a profile I resonated with.

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