Genmaicha tea with award-winning Koshihikari rice mixed with matcha makes this a toasty, nutty blend. Reminds me of sipping on some green tea while enjoying a rice cake.
Personally, I’m not the biggest fan of the rice flavor in my teas, although it’s good for occasions to complement sweeter foods. I will say, the quality is impressive, and the flavor is rich and smooth. The green tea is very
As the tea fills your mouth, you’ll get a rich flavor of the toasted rice. After you take a sip, there will be a mellow sweetness from both the rice and green tea that lingers around for a few minutes.
When the tea is on your pallet, 65% genmaicha and 35% matcha. The aftertaste leaves 20% genmaicha and 80% matcha. The green matcha has a more grassy, subtle sweet feel.
There’s a subtle sweetness coming from the rice and the green leaves that’s especially noticeable in the aftertaste.
I brewed this at 180° for 120 seconds. The tea comes in pyramid’s, which are quite convenient when you don’t have too much time. The tea still has plenty of room to expand.
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