Description: This exceptional grade of Matcha Gen-mai Cha is seldom seen outside of Japan. The components are of an exceptional quality, and produce a harmonious, well-balanced infusion that is eminently smooth. Toasted rice adds a soothing and mellow quality to the complex vegetal flavor. Highly recommended. JAS certified organic.
Ingredients: Green tea, toasted rice Origin: Japan
Steeping Suggestions: - Leaf Quantity: 2¼ g/cup Water Temp: 180° Steep Time: 3 min.
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from Hebron, CT (United States)
(12/10/2013) Dry Leaf: Good,
Infused Leaf: Very Good, Liquor: Very Good,
"This is a nice Genmai-cha. I can't really detect extra complexity from the dusting of matcha, but you can definitely see it coating the rice and tea leaves. The smoothness of the tea is its strongest feature, but the price is a bit high. I was hoping for a little more nuance."
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