Gen Mai Cha Sencha

Tea type
Green Tea
Ingredients
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Flavors
Smoked, Toasted Rice
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Average preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 3 min, 15 sec 17 oz / 500 ml

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  • “This is my first ever Gen Mai Cha, so T2, please take criticism with a grain of salt (or rice?). This was interesting. I could taste the sencha, it was soft and a bit sweet, but not overly...” Read full tasting note
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    jennanlovell 223 tasting notes
  • “So essentially this is Sencha Sprinkles without the Sprinkles... still nice and toasty but missing the "oomph" that comes with the matcha in the Sprinkles. Happy to have some on hand, though - and...” Read full tasting note
    75
    memily 756 tasting notes
  • “A faithful representation of authentic Japanese Gen Mai Cha, right down to the delightful popping sounds during steeping and the subtle nuances of the sencha masked by the robust flavour of the...” Read full tasting note
    75
    simdawg7 6 tasting notes
  • “Lovely nutty rice flavour, combined with more delicate sencha flavour. Great for having with food, or when you want a hot, flavoursome drink that doesn't even skirt near rich/strong.” Read full tasting note
    77
    aquaprofunda 8 tasting notes

From T2

A hearty and wholesome blend of quality sencha leaves and roasted brown rice. A bright yellow infusion produces delicious toasty aromas with grassy, hearty, roasted nut flavours. Filling, satisfying and comforting, this is the green tea many Japanese restaurants serve to accompany meals.

http://t2tea.com/shop-for-tea/green/gen-mai-cha-sencha/

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10 Tasting Notes

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223 tasting notes

This is my first ever Gen Mai Cha, so T2, please take criticism with a grain of salt (or rice?).

This was interesting. I could taste the sencha, it was soft and a bit sweet, but not overly powerful. I could also clearly identify the rice, it tasted roasted, almost like slightly overcooked popcorn kernals. I didn’t get a popcorny taste.

I’m unsure about this one, it was pleasant enough to drink, but didn’t wow me. Again, unsure if its gen mai cha, or T2’s gen mai cha. Definitely warrants further testing! (Which I’ll be able to do very shortly, as I type staff are unpacking stock in the soon to be opened store in my city. Just in time for my birthday! I think my brain might explode – a real, proper tea store without having to fly anywhere!!!)

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 4 min, 0 sec

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So essentially this is Sencha Sprinkles without the Sprinkles… still nice and toasty but missing the “oomph” that comes with the matcha in the Sprinkles. Happy to have some on hand, though – and maybe I’ll experiment with adding some matcha to it!

Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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A faithful representation of authentic Japanese Gen Mai Cha, right down to the delightful popping sounds during steeping and the subtle nuances of the sencha masked by the robust flavour of the rice :)

Flavors: Smoked, Toasted Rice

Preparation
180 °F / 82 °C 2 min, 0 sec 2 tsp 17 OZ / 500 ML

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77
8 tasting notes

Lovely nutty rice flavour, combined with more delicate sencha flavour. Great for having with food, or when you want a hot, flavoursome drink that doesn’t even skirt near rich/strong.

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 4 min, 30 sec

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