Japanese Sencha is created different from Chinese green teas. The initial steaming step imparts a difference in the flavor. It has a more vegetal, almost grassy flavor (some taste seaweed-like). Infusions in Japanese Sencha is also greener in color and slightly more bitter than Chinese green teas. Sencha is very popular in Japan, and is drunk hot in the cooler months and usually chilled in the summer months.
Freshly brewed pot serving available in store for $7.00.