Imperial Gyokuro Genmaicha

Tea type
Green Tea
Ingredients
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Flavors
Honey, Roasted, Seaweed, Soap, Toasted Rice, Umami, Vegetal, Cut grass, Rice
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Caffeine
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Average preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 1 min, 30 sec 7 oz / 207 ml

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  • “I like this. Umami, vegetal and sea weed notes from the gyokuro, and a nice roasty note from the rice. There's also a hint of soapiness, but not strong or bad. Oh and then right there at the...” Read full tasting note
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  • “Enjoyed this tea this morning. Brewed it exactly like I did before (1 tsp, 185F, 8oz) but this time I picked up some bitter notes. Still an amazing cup. It's sweet, seaweed, umami, roasty,...” Read full tasting note
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The exceptional top tier Gyokuro Imperial is intuitively paired with toasted brown “genmaicha” rice resulting in a highly aromatic medium bodied green tea blend.

The taste is pleasant with a hint of nutty roasted rice and a mild aftertaste. Genmaicha is perfect with meals, warm conversation or quiet contemplation; especially popular during cold winter time. Genmaicha is sometimes referred to as popcorn tea because a few grains of the rice pop during the roasting process and resemble popcorn.

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I like this. Umami, vegetal and sea weed notes from the gyokuro, and a nice roasty note from the rice. There’s also a hint of soapiness, but not strong or bad.

Oh and then right there at the bottom of the cup, honey notes!

Flavors: Honey, Roasted, Seaweed, Soap, Toasted Rice, Umami, Vegetal

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 2 min, 0 sec 1 tsp 8 OZ / 236 ML

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Enjoyed this tea this morning. Brewed it exactly like I did before (1 tsp, 185F, 8oz) but this time I picked up some bitter notes. Still an amazing cup. It’s sweet, seaweed, umami, roasty, vegetal. I really enjoyed it this morning.

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