Plucking Season: Early Spring
Introduction: A traditional Japanese favorite. Also known as ‘Brown Rice Tea’, Genmaicha is blend of Sencha ‘steamed green tea’ and two varietals of rice. One kind of rice develops a golden color and toasted flavor, whereas, the second varietal of rice used is known as ‘Mochi-Gome’ and ‘pops’ into white kernels. The fresh vegetal flavor of the green tea is carefully balanced with the toasted, nutty flavor of the rice. Green tea is known to contain high amounts of anti-oxidants that promote a healthy lifestyle. Low in caffeine.
Flavor Profile: Toasty, mealy, brown rice aroma and taste with a bright, grassy edge.
Ingredients: Green Tea Leaves, Toasted Brown Rice
Certified Organic by: Quality Assurance International (QAI)