Still tired; decided to try one of my other matchas without milk to test and see if it was indeed the milk. This is one I never make as a latte because I feel like the bright flavor doesn’t really work with milk.
I am actually still getting some of the almost metallic, almost salty tastes from this one too, but I’m not so sure it’s the matcha getting old, it might just be that I haven’t drank any matcha in months and forgot what it tastes like. The matcha has been sealed in a freezer so it shouldn’t have degraded too much. It’s still tasty, and I still am enjoying the bright berry flavor of this tea, so I think I just need to pick my habit back up.