丗SOU ｜ Tokyo Tea
From Tokyo, from a tea brand in Tokyo.
" Don " is an ancient Chinese character for the Japanese character "shi", which means "generation". Japan's tea-tasting culture has a long history. The establishment of "Tho SOU" is to pass on the tea-tasting culture from generation to generation through their younger generation.
Tea grown in Tokyo
Under the impression of a colorful metropolis, Tokyo actually has its natural side.
On the border between Tokyo and Saitama Prefecture, there is a mountainous area called "Sayama Hills". In the north of the hills, the tea produced in Saitama Prefecture is called "Sayama tea", and in the south, the tea produced in Tokyo is called "Tokyo Sayama tea", or "Tokyo tea".
In addition to personal use, the SOU is also suitable for gift-giving in general.
Paired with tamales
Prepare specialty drinks
【Tea Master・Suzuki Suzuki】
Mr. Suzuki, who is currently a 9-dan tea master, has participated in Japan's "National Tea Examination Technology Competition" every year for 21 years, and became the first in 2014. Its roasting tea technology is well recognized.
【Unique deep steaming technology】
"Tokyo Sayama Tea" grows in mountainous areas with large temperature differences, so the leaf flesh is thick and has a strong bitter taste.
Through the tea master's unique deep steaming technology, the thick leaf flesh is deeply steamed at the most appropriate time and temperature, transforming the bitter taste into a mellow tea aroma and sweetness.
【Precise time control】
The temperature difference in Sayama is huge, and in order to have the same quality of each piece of tea, it is necessary to pick all the tea leaves on the same day and make the tea. Each time of steaming, kneading and drying must be precisely controlled according to the state of the tea leaves in order to achieve the most consistent high quality.
and black tea
Mild and sweet Japanese black tea, clear and transparent black tea color, contains the sweet taste deeply extracted from the tea leaves.
Limited edition packaging, created in collaboration with illustrator sioux.
plum black tea
A combination of Japanese black tea and traditional prunes. The sweetness of black tea and the sourness of plums bring out a mesmerizing sweetness. The top-grade plum fragrance and golden brown color make you enjoy the color and fragrance.
Limited edition packaging, created in collaboration with illustrator Miyashita.
GABA green tea
GABA is an amino acid that relaxes and calms people.
Green tea has just the right amount of astringency and a mellow aroma, making it a healthy and easy-to-eat tea.
Softly baked with fresh Sayama tea leaves, you can feel the fragrance of fresh green tea.
Sayama tea leaves are roasted in a deep-steaming method, resulting in a mild and mellow taste. It has become Dingbancha, the most standard taste of Tokyo tea.
Sayama tea leaves and stems are roasted at high temperature to make them aromatic and brown. High temperature roasting reduces the bitterness and astringency of the tea, and highlights the refreshing flavor. It is suitable to match with various meals or pastries, there are no restrictions; it can be served hot or cold, and it can quench thirst.
Ginger Black Tea
Adding spicy ginger to the sweet Tokyo tea is like a sweet and spicy life, but it feels warm from it.
Tang Xinzi Tea
Tang Xinzi (red chili pepper) is mixed with sencha to bring out a fragrant and stimulating taste. Best for when you need a wake-up call.
Stir-fried brown rice from sencha. Brown rice creates a unique aroma after being fried to a crisp, which complements the aroma of sencha tea. Tea and brown rice are about half and half, and the taste is brisk. It is suitable for all seasons, can be drunk at any time, and can also be used for tea making rice.
smoked and tea
It has a unique smoky taste, which enhances the level of the tea, and the smoky taste will travel in the mouth and nasal cavity, making the original mellow aroma of the tea stronger.
Made using the stems of tea leaves, stem tea is lighter and refreshing than leaf tea, does not remain on the mouthpiece, and is easy to drink. In addition, brewing with hot water is not prone to bitterness and astringency, which is suitable for enjoying when time is not enough.
It is regarded as a kind of health tea, with a faint aroma of ginseng, ruddy color, sweet taste, and resistant to brewing. Some people believe that burdock tea can inhibit high blood pressure, lower blood sugar, beautify and lose weight.