Genmaicha Matcha-iri - Organic

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Translating to “Genmaicha with added tea powder” this selection offers a rich, flavorful, classic Japanese green tea. This blend combines premium Ichibancha Sencha leaves with toasted brown rice, and matcha powder. The result is an incredible selection that goes perfect with a meal or drank on it’s own. Pair this blend with seafood, vegetables, and tempura for to get the full experience.

Traditionally blended with Bancha, the second harvest of the Sencha plants, this blend incorporated toasted brown rice to make sure the product was available to people of all classes. Contemporary versions of Genmaicha now include various types of tea depending on the desired flavors and market. Ichibancha Sencha, from the first yearly harvest, is often found amongst the higher quality blends.

The cloudy, green tinted liquor has aromas of sweet grass and toasted rice. Rich flavors of umami and brine evolve into a light, buttery finish.

Color: Cloudy, Green Tint
Aroma: Sweet Grass, Toasted Rice
Palate: Rich, Umami, Brine

Finish: Light, Buttery

How to Make Green Tea
Amount: 1 teaspoon
Hot Water: 6 oz
Water Temperature: 180º
Steep Time: 2-3 minutes