Genmaicha Extra Green

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Spinach, Toasted Rice, Vegetal, Grass, Malt
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200 °F / 93 °C 0 min, 45 sec 9 oz / 276 ml

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109 Tasting Notes View all

  • “Yum. Genmaicha has been one of my favorite teas since my macrobiotic diet days. I also drank a lot of twig tea by Choice Organic; I need to get that again someday. Anyway it's been a busy...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Got back late last night from my trip to Michigan where I sadly had hardly any tea. So what better way to get back into the swing of things than to drink my favorite tea. Oh...and some good...” Read full tasting note
    jennlea 162 tasting notes
  • “I'm not gutsy enough to put boiled water over matcha, so that didn't happen. But I needed a caffeinated pick me up to drag me through the rest of the day, so what than genmaicha with an extra dose...” Read full tasting note
    moraiwe 616 tasting notes
  • “I've had a very stressful week traveling for work. No sleep. Working with annoying people. Argh! I took a bunch of tea with me to try. While I didn't have ideal brewing conditions, I was still...” Read full tasting note
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From Den's Tea

This is Den’s Tea special blend of Genmaicha with Matcha. This blend uses a tea ceremony grade of matcha and quality Bancha.

Origin: Shizuoka
Harvest: A Blend of 2009 First & Second Harvests
Species: Yabukita

Tasting Profile:
Highly aromatic tea. The Matcha contributes its natural sweetness to the full nutty flavor of the Genmaicha.

Den’s Preferred Brewing:
Water: 4oz boiled
Leaves: 2 grams or 1 rounded teaspoon
Steep: 30 sec
2nd Cup: Water Boiled; Steep 15 sec

For a cup of Iced Tea: Put 50% more amount of tea leaves into a teapot. Steep as directed for hot tea. Once you brew it, put ices into the cup to lock in the aroma.

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109 Tasting Notes

3 tasting notes

The matcha really adds to my enjoyment of this tea. It tastes fresh and more green but still with the distinctive genmaicha flavor. I enjoy this one mainly by adding a sencha to it to cut down on the genmaicha taste a little more but still retain some for novelty.

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441 tasting notes

This was one of the samples in my Den’s sampler. If you haven’t ordered this yet, I highly recommend it. Only $3.

This tea was very good. I love the toasty flavor the added matcha makes it that much greener. Mmmm. All the things I love about genmaicha.

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4 tasting notes

Full-bodied Genmaicha. Strong yet smooth toasted rice/popcorn taste. Grassy. Milky. Malty. So far, my favorite Genmaicha.

Flavors: Grass, Malt

170 °F / 76 °C 1 min, 0 sec 3 tsp 24 OZ / 709 ML

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142 tasting notes

Yum yum i love this tea! Green AND toasty! My Friday started off pretty weak, ended up fairly awesome! This is just the ice cream. :)

212 °F / 100 °C 0 min, 30 sec

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38 tasting notes

received this one in my green tea sampler beginner pack the more i drink green tea the more i like them and that one was no exeption with the matcha in it i did find it really good even if with the second resteep no matcha left inside it`s still pretty good since i don`t really know green tea yet im not gonna give it a note i made it with the instruction they give me so boiled water but used 1 minute since the 30 seconde they suggested was not enough for me

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21 tasting notes

It’s ok- I’m not sure genmaicha is my thing. I don’t really like roastiness in my tea.

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4 tasting notes

I didn’t think genmaicha tea would be as enjoyable as my refreshing sencha or energizing and umami-filled matcha, but a Den’s Tea sampler arrived quickly at my doorstep to defeat such notions. Immediately after ripping open the silver pouch, saturated green matcha powder and the scent of toasted rice greeted me. In terms of steeping, for fear of bringing out too much matcha bitterness, I allowed boiling water to cool for about 3 minutes before steeping for exactly 30 seconds. A muddy, but bright green cup was produced that both smelled and tasted wonderful. As you bring the cup towards you, the scent of seaweed and toasted rice wafts up. There was a slight, lingering bitterness that followed the smooth, vegetal beginning. As the tea drew nearer to the bottom of my cup, the seaweed flavor became more present. Definitely a treat for the senses and worthy of a try, especially if rice-based snacks elicit nostalgic memories for you (ahh…bin bin rice crackers).

205 °F / 96 °C 0 min, 30 sec

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38 tasting notes

sample. my first non-flavored green tea. interesting. didn’t love, won’t order more at this point, but will keep in mind for trying again in the future if I start to really like green tea.

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22 tasting notes

The small dry leaves and little pieces of toasted rice and popcorn are all coated graciously in matcha. It smells very toasty and nutty.

Brewing this according to Den’s instructions.

First infusion gave me a radioactively green cup that smelled a lot like the dry leaves do. It tastes surprisingly less toasty than it smells. There is a very prominent toasted aftertaste, but while sipping It tastes very green. Probably the matcha. I don’t know If I like genmaicha or not. I enjoy drinking it but I don’t see myself ordering it in the near future.

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5 tasting notes

Kruthy no like Genmaicha! Bleech. I’ll give genmaicha another chance sometime, but the addition of the roasted rice or whatever it is just does nothing for me at this time. I don’t like the aroma and I don’t like the taste.

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