I needed the savory today! Satisfied. Now onto something a little more vegetal.
“This tea was so unexciting the first time I had it, it's been sitting in my pantry for the past 5 months, ignored and unloved. But with *The Final Sipdown: Day 3* approaching rapidly, I decided to...” Read full tasting note
“This was my 1st order from Rishi and only my 2nd tea that I know of that was Rishi. I've had their matcha prepared at a cafe once. But I could have well tried a sample of something at my local tea...” Read full tasting note
“Hello. Meet my absolute favourite COLD-BREW tea in the entire world!!!!!!!!!!!!! Organic Kukicha. (This tea is unbe-freaking-lievable. I probably have at least 1 pot a day. Not counting the...” Read full tasting note
“Bought some at the bulk section of Central Market. I was intrigued by the beautiful parakeet yellow-green stems and the description of a creamy, low astringency, umami brew. It smells like... God,...” Read full tasting note
Kukicha is noted for its fresh green flavor and low astringency. Our Organic Kukicha has an emerald green infusion and creamy mouthfeel with a balanced bittersweet and umami flavor.
The majority of our teas are organic and Fair Trade Certified. In 2009, we won 11 First Place Awards for Best Tea, almost double that of any competitor. Tea is our passion, it’s what we do best. We’re honored to share some of our favorite teas with you.
KukichaThe Tao of Tea
Kukichat Leaf T
Rishi Tea bills this kukicha as having a creamy mouthfeel, and indeed it does. Unfortunately that is not quite what I am looking for in a green tea. The woody-ness added in this tea from the twigs makes this tea a hearty brew. 1 tablespoon per 8oz of water at 185 F for 3.5 minutes, per Rishi Tea’s directions.