Unlike most of the tea houses in Cincinnati Essencha celebrates tea as an approchable part of life which anyone can enjoy, as opposed to a more British styled High Tea which certainly has its own attraction.
Some people are tea purists, relying on the tea plant as their only source of "true" tea. Sadly, they're cutting out an entire world of rich, delicious tea flavors with which they could satiate their palette with. The Tea Source offers quite a few decent blends and tisanes which I've found both appealing and flavorful.
When drinking a green tea it's sometimes difficult to note the subtle differences in flavor. This can be especially true if you don't frequently make green tea part of your tea collection. But then, Genmaicha isn't your standard green tea!