Peppery Yuzu

Tea type
Green Tea
Ingredients
Not available
Flavors
Not available
Sold in
Loose Leaf
Caffeine
Not available
Certification
Not available
Edit tea info Last updated by Roswell Strange
Average preparation
Not available

Currently unavailable

We don't know when or if this item will be available.

From Our Community

1 Image

0 Want it Want it

1 Own it Own it

2 Tasting Notes View all

From Sakao Enterprise

Product description not available yet.

About Sakao Enterprise View company

Company description not available.

2 Tasting Notes

16077 tasting notes

Another Toronto Tea Festival pick!

I recognized Tea Sakao from how present they are at different markets here in Montreal, but this was the first time I’ve seen them carrying any tea other than matcha. I bought both of their festival exclusive teas, which included this one.

It’s the second tea in the past year that I’ve seen which has sechuan peppercorns in it and that definitely caught my eye. I love the blend I have from Westholme that uses them, and I think it just makes a whole lot of sense with the yuzu since yuzu already had a bit of a peppery note to it.

Steeped this tea was enjoyable! The yuzu flavour is really, really authentic. Very aromatic with a lot of those fresh essential oils, but also very dense and citrusy with so much nuance. It was peppery, but less than I expected given the sheer volume of peppercorns in the blend. As expected, those two flavours compliment really well and create something that has a strong “foodie” vibe and sophistication to it.

Now, was it something I personally loved in terms of taste? Ehhhh…

I think ultimately I just so much more impressed from a flavour pairing and technicality side of things. Not to say it was bad or anything! But I like my other sechuan peppercorn blend a lot more, and I think to reach for this type of green tea I’d need to be in a more specific mood/mindset.

Login or sign up to leave a comment.