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Kioko

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I used it for Matcha au Lait only (matcha with sugar/honey and milk).
Quite small amount, I finished all 20g too quickly.

I would say it tastes of grass, some soapy taste if prepared just with hot water. I have enjoyed it to the end. The powder is not super fine so it does deposit to the bottom quickly.

Just a matcha for everyday mixing with milk or sugar or honey. Nothing special about color or texture or taste.
I believe it was a nice idea to try. I definitely favor this one over the non-BIO Hamasa Shoten Matcha 30g. I prefer Yuki more because of the taste, it was definitely more soft and creamy and less grassy/bitter.
Experience-wise, I was not disappointed, I guess because I didn’t have expectations.
However, at this price point and small quantity and quality, there leaves some room to explore.

Tasty in matcha au lait!

Please check out my full review with photos:
http://matchagirlparis.blogspot.fr/2013/07/matcha-review-hamasa-shoten-yuki.html

Preparation
160 °F / 71 °C 0 min, 15 sec

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drank Hamasa Shoten by Kioko
14 tasting notes

I used it for Matcha au Lait only (matcha with sugar/honey and milk/sweet condensed milk “lait concentre sucre” these will hide most of the smell).

I would say it tastes of grass, soapy taste, strong and bitter, if prepared just with hot water. The powder is not super fine so it does not mix well, texture of powder and lots of deposits on bottom.

Not so foamy, it is powdery, tastes soapy and smells like grass.

A little grave about color, smell, texture and taste.
One of my least favorites because of the bitterness.
Optional to use for cuisine, but still have doubt.
No repurchase.

Please check out my full review with photos:
http://matchagirlparis.blogspot.fr/2013/07/matcha-review-hamasa-shoten.html

Preparation
160 °F / 71 °C 0 min, 15 sec

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