This tea is what we call a converter. It takes people who say they don’t like green teas and it turns them into believers. Many love the popped rice, which adds a nutty flavor. Others like how the matcha adds creaminess and body. But almost all say that this green tea is roasty, creamy, and full-bodied with a touch of maltiness.
Organic Japanese Sencha Green Tea, Organic Roasted Brown Rice, Organic Matcha Green Tea
Just like many of the worlds' greatest foods, Genmaicha was created so that the Japanese working class could afford tea. People would add toasted brown rice (which was cheap and plentiful) to whatever green tea they could afford to buy. What they created was almost a fusion of flavors that melded into a unique and delicious flavor. When you add matcha it just adds one more layer of tastiness.
For this tea, we use a combination of First Flush Sencha, toasted rice, and stone ground matcha powder. The Sencha is grown in Kagoshima in southern Japan and is lightly steamed. The toasted rice is 100% organic and provides a bit of warmth and a toasty flavor. The matcha is shade grown and stone ground to an ultra fine powder using hand crafted granite stone mills.
No matter how many pictures, reviews and descriptions you look at, we know that it is hard to really know if a tea is going to be tasty. With our “Pay It Forward” guarantee you no longer have to worry! If, for any reason, you decide that you do not like any of our teas, we will refund 100% of your money and you don’t even have to return the loose tea. This means no shipping labels, trips to the post office and no risk in buying our teas!
Organic is just the beginning. We investigate each tea to ensure purity
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We never use GMO’s, irradiation,or synthetic preservatives
We only use real ingredients. Not chemical filled flavorings
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Here is a quick guide to how many cups of brewed tea each of our serving sizes makes.
If you would like to know more about how we came up with these calculations plus how to figure out cost per serving check out this article.