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drank Genmaicha by The Tao of Tea
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I brewed this in my Travel Mug last night and brought it to work today. I walked to work and it was in my bag (which is a crossbody/messenger-type style). And when I arrived at my desk and took the mug out, the top of the inside was all foamy! Like really thick, latte-ish foam. It surprised me, but I guess it makes sense because matcha foams up and matcha and genmaicha are both green teas. It makes me wonder…do all teas foam or just green teas?

The tea itself tastes good, as always. Even cold like this. There is no bitterness.

Meghann M

I know my tazo Zen tea foams when I shake it up with ice. When I shake up my herbal and mate blends I haven’t seen the frothy foam. Weird, wonder what it is that causes that.

Stephanie

I tried googling it but nothing really comes up. Why does green tea foam—what makes it foam? I have to know!! lol Thanks for letting me know about the Tazo Zen foaming. It sounds like this is soley a green tea characteristic! Maybe it has something to do with the unoxidized chlorophyll.

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Meghann M

I know my tazo Zen tea foams when I shake it up with ice. When I shake up my herbal and mate blends I haven’t seen the frothy foam. Weird, wonder what it is that causes that.

Stephanie

I tried googling it but nothing really comes up. Why does green tea foam—what makes it foam? I have to know!! lol Thanks for letting me know about the Tazo Zen foaming. It sounds like this is soley a green tea characteristic! Maybe it has something to do with the unoxidized chlorophyll.

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