Genmaicha, Matcha-Infused Japanese Green Tea
This special Matcha-infused Genmaicha green tea combines the classic nutty roasted flavor of toasted brown rice and high quality organic Sencha geen tea, accompanied by a slightly sweet and vegetal dusting of ceremonial grade Matcha, resulting in a crisp, clean, complex and satisfyingly smooth and savory version of this Japanese everyday favorite.
Origin: Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan
Harvest time: Spring 2016
Health Benefits: Green tea is loaded with antioxidants. Studies suggest green tea has the following health benefits.
- Helps to fight cancer
- Helps to reduce radiation
- Helps to relax mind and reduce stress
- Helps to reduce the effects of aging
- Helps to reduce blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol
- Helps to detox the body
This tea's trademark taste owes to the delicious fusion of vegetal softness from the green tea with the hearty roasted nutty flavor of toasted rice. A matcha infusion adds another flavorful dimension that takes this classic blend to a higher level.
185-190oF, 4 grams (1 tbsp) for 8 oz of filtered/purified water, adjust to taste, 1-2 minutes, 3 steepings.