Genmai-cha

Tea type
Green Tea
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Flavors
Fish Broth, Nuts
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190 °F / 87 °C 3 min, 0 sec 8 oz / 240 ml

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  • “This is a lovely tea and I am fortunate to have purchased several varieties (all of which are Genmai-cha) but different from each other. (roasted as opposed to steamed is an example) Color: light...” Read full tasting note
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    seule771 600 tasting notes
  • “A great choice if you just had something greasy. This roasted nutty taste will wash down the nasty greasy taste in your mouth but does not overpower them.” Read full tasting note
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    nelsliu9121 3 tasting notes
  • “Good tea when I'm in the mood for genmaicha. The brown rice aroma is very strong and really transforms the taste of the tea, so I don't go for it when I really want a green tea. I've only tried a...” Read full tasting note
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    michaeljpuglisi 27 tasting notes
  • “This tea is very strange. It has a unique flavour and aroma. In my particular experience with this tea, I first had a nutty and earthy aroma and taste which ended up developing into a fishy...” Read full tasting note
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    umeshu 1 tasting notes

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This is a lovely tea and I am fortunate to have purchased several varieties (all of which are Genmai-cha) but different from each other. (roasted as opposed to steamed is an example)

Color: light brown
Tasting notes: Green tea with roasted brown rice
Characteristic: nutty, grainy, and roasted

This tea is a nutty brown rice flavor which combines well with the green tea. It is a distinctive mix of flavors and aroma, which makes the tea a soothing choice for after meals and throughout the day.

I find I prefer this tea served hot with the suggested steeping of 2-3 minutes. The almost sweet, roasted flavor of the rice contributes nicely to making one feel full, as if having consumed a meal. Or if hungry to go and have dinner while continuing to enjoy the tea.

Tea was purchased at Miso Market; visit them at (www.misomarketasian.com) or visit Yamamotoyama directly at http://www.yamamotoyama.com.

Preparation
185 °F / 85 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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A great choice if you just had something greasy. This roasted nutty taste will wash down the nasty greasy taste in your mouth but does not overpower them.

Preparation
2 min, 30 sec

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Good tea when I’m in the mood for genmaicha. The brown rice aroma is very strong and really transforms the taste of the tea, so I don’t go for it when I really want a green tea. I’ve only tried a couple genmaichas, but this is probably my favorite one. Very inexpensive also.

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This tea is very strange. It has a unique flavour and aroma. In my particular experience with this tea, I first had a nutty and earthy aroma and taste which ended up developing into a fishy flavour! I don’t know if I ruined the tea by overheating but I couldn’t drink the last serving, which is supposed to be the nicest part of the tea, due to the overwheliming fish flavour. I will say this though it leaves a lovely nutty flavour in your throat!

Flavors: Fish Broth, Nuts

Preparation
195 °F / 90 °C 2 min, 0 sec 2 tsp 8 OZ / 240 ML

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My ultimate green tea drink. I adore the flavour :)

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Serviceable genmai from the asian market.

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