If you're the kind of person who only enjoys the best of the best, and you have the budget to indulge in such a lifestyle, then perhaps you've already heard of Royal Blue Tea.

Billing themselves as "the world`s first luxury bottled tea," they use an improved mizudashi technique to make a bottled soft drink without the use of heat sterilization, the first company in the world to do so.

Their teas begin at around $35 USD a bottle and go up to over $6,000 for their built-to-order super-premium line.

King of Green MASA Super premium Series 5, Vol.4

This bottle is made with prize-winning tea leaves from the 73rd Japanese National Tea Appraisal Competition, Heritage Sencha 4kg section, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries Prize.

From October 2nd, Royal Blue Tea is making a limited lot of 15 bottles available for sale, first come first serve.

Price: 330,000 JPY (tax. included)

  • Type: Japanese Green Tea (Heritage Sencha/Tenryu Cha)
  • Cultivar: Yabukita
  • Tea Leaf Origin: Shizuoka, Hamamatsu, Tenryu
  • Cultivation Method: Natural Cultivation
  • Harvesting Method: Hand-Picked
  • Tea Farmer: Mr. Masataka Ota
  • Infusion time: 3 days
  • 750ml per bottle/tea beverage/store upright, keep refrigerated
  • Built-to-order
  • Comes in special wooden case
  • Best before date: 1 month from date of dispatch

Glass not included

You can view more images and read more information about this exceptional beverage here (in Japanese).

To order yours, visit Royal Blue Tea's online shop here, or visit Royal Blue Tea's Roppongi Boutique The T Bar at 7-18-15 Roppongi Minato-ku Tokyo between 11 am and 8 pm.

By - Ben K.