That sounds pretty good actually.not as a tea on its own but I like it as an ingredient in food...matcha ice cream was once a fave...
I'm just buying the tea bags at the moment, but I want to get a proper set with the bowl and bamboo whisk and make it from the proper powder. Might look up some recipes and see what else you can do with it. I can imagine the bitter complementing sweets.
Apparently they cover up the plants a few days or weeks before harvest. Light deprivation causes them to develop more of whatever the green stuff is that's responsible for photosynthesis, and that increases the antioxidant levels and caffeine and gives it that deeper, richer green colour.