Genmaicha Teabags

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Genmaicha Teabags

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The perfect choice for a tea-drinker on the go! Our Genmaicha "Midori" in teabags for your convenience and enjoyment.

Genmaicha, also known as "Popcorn Tea", is considered as one of Japan’s most popular teas. Our Genmaicha is made from a 50:50 ratio of high quality green tea and our very own roasted mochi rice. 

Our Midori Genmaicha is brass-yellow in color, with a light astringency and a rounded finish. Its nutty pecan-like aroma and buttery sweet taste that makes it a very soothing and satisfying tea.


Taste:

Sweet

Harvest:

June

Origin:

Kyoto

Processing:

Steamed, Rolled, Dried

 

Serving Recommendation:

Hot Brew: 
Tea: 1 Teabag                                    Water: 330ml

Temperature: 90 C°      
                     


  

Preparing Our Teas

Brewing tea can sometimes be a daunting task, especially if its your first time! Here's a temperature and steeping guide for the teas that we offer. 

 

 Method  Weight (grams) Water / Temperature Steeping time*  Re-steep? 
Hot Brew  2 grams
1-2 tsp
150ml / 90°C 30 - 60s 3 - 5x
 Cold Brew  10 grams
2-3 tbsp
1 Litre / Cold 8+ hours in Fridge 1 - 2x
Teabags 1 Teabag 150ml / 90°C 30 - 60s 3 - 5x

Hot brew teas are recommended as a warm accompaniment for a meal, or as a morning, afternoon, or even evening beverage as our teas contain a much lower amount of caffeine as compared to Coffee or even Matcha.

For convenience, Cold Brew teas are recommended as it can be made well in advance and it also draws out the natural sweetness of the teas without the bitterness normally associated with teas.

 *Adjust to taste, longer for stronger tea