The Art and Science of a Sencha Shot

I have previously confessed in the public square that I have an Ito En green tea addiction.  Today, I am pleased to also confess, I am now addicted to Ito En’s most delicious green tea yet:  The Sencha Shot!

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Addicted to Caffeine

My name is David and I am addicted to caffeine.  
For almost three months I was caffeine free as detailed in — Cutting Caffeine and Going Grains — but that is no more.  I am weak for the bean.  I like the kick in the head.  I appreciate the aroma of roasted goodness.  Yesterday, I bought the Krups KM7000 Grind-and-Brew as my white flag of defeat.  I had no idea a burr grinder could bring me so much immediate pleasure.

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