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Yame black 10/10

This tea is great for everyday. I usually drink it in the afternoon, 10/10

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W.L.
八女紅茶

lighter than Chinese black tea but great for the afternoon

S
S.W.
Ya Me

Great black tea for everyday use. I get multiple brews and it has excellent flavor.

M
M.
Who knew...?

Who knew the best English Breakfast tea was born in Japan and raised in Brooklyn...?

L
L.
Balanced tea

Loving this tea. The floral notes are subtle with a bit of honey on the finish, its astringency is well balanced and makes for an all around enjoyable tea.

Customer Reviews

Based on 6 reviews
83%
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Yame black 10/10

This tea is great for everyday. I usually drink it in the afternoon, 10/10

W
W.L.
八女紅茶

lighter than Chinese black tea but great for the afternoon

S
S.W.
Ya Me

Great black tea for everyday use. I get multiple brews and it has excellent flavor.

M
M.
Who knew...?

Who knew the best English Breakfast tea was born in Japan and raised in Brooklyn...?

L
L.
Balanced tea

Loving this tea. The floral notes are subtle with a bit of honey on the finish, its astringency is well balanced and makes for an all around enjoyable tea.

Yame Black Tea | 八女紅茶

Yame Black Tea | 八女紅茶
  • Yame Black Tea | 八女紅茶
  • Yame Black Tea | 八女紅茶
  • Yame Black Tea | 八女紅茶
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Customer Reviews

Based on 6 reviews
83%
(5)
17%
(1)
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(0)
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T
T.S.
Yame black 10/10

This tea is great for everyday. I usually drink it in the afternoon, 10/10

W
W.L.
八女紅茶

lighter than Chinese black tea but great for the afternoon

S
S.W.
Ya Me

Great black tea for everyday use. I get multiple brews and it has excellent flavor.

M
M.
Who knew...?

Who knew the best English Breakfast tea was born in Japan and raised in Brooklyn...?

L
L.
Balanced tea

Loving this tea. The floral notes are subtle with a bit of honey on the finish, its astringency is well balanced and makes for an all around enjoyable tea.


About Yame Black Tea | 八女紅茶

Description: Truly a unique offering, our Yame black is rare in that the volume of black tea made in Japan annually is incredibly low. While Yame black is sturdy enough to stand up to milk, lemon and sugar it really shines on its own with a beautiful depth of character. If you are a lover of bright, malty breakfast style black tea - this will be a perfect fit. We describe this tea as being Indian or Sri Lankan in style with a lovely, mild finish. Made from the Benifuku cultivar, Yame black showcases the possibilites of Japan's emerging black tea market.

What is so special about this tea? Black tea was made in Japan in the 1800's, but primarily for the export as the domestic market drank green tea. The glut of cheaper teas pouring in from China and Indian at the time made it financially impossible for Japan to compete - so most if not all black tea production was halted. The last decade has brought renewed interest in Japan's black tea production and the amount made yearly, while still representing less than one percent of annual production.  

Recommended for: Fans of traditional breakfast style black tea - but with a twist.

 




Notes on Production

 

Single Grower | Single Producer | Single Cultivar

A fruity and sophisticated black tea from Fukuoka

Cultivars: Benifuuki



Tasting Notes

Malt | Grape Skin | Coppery Liquor


Origin

Fukuoka, Japan



Brewing Instructions

Customer Reviews

Based on 6 reviews
83%
(5)
17%
(1)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
T
T.S.
Yame black 10/10

This tea is great for everyday. I usually drink it in the afternoon, 10/10

W
W.L.
八女紅茶

lighter than Chinese black tea but great for the afternoon

S
S.W.
Ya Me

Great black tea for everyday use. I get multiple brews and it has excellent flavor.

M
M.
Who knew...?

Who knew the best English Breakfast tea was born in Japan and raised in Brooklyn...?

L
L.
Balanced tea

Loving this tea. The floral notes are subtle with a bit of honey on the finish, its astringency is well balanced and makes for an all around enjoyable tea.

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