Genmai-Cha Brown Rice Tea (Traditional Series)

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Green Tea
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Herbaceous, Nutty, Grass, Toast, Toasted Rice
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Typical Preparation
Use 14 oz / 414 ml of water
Set water temperature to 180 °F / 82 °C
Use 5 g of tea
Steep for 1 min, 45 sec
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“(backlog) It took me forever to find this tea on Steepster! Mainly because ehh I’m too lazy to actually //look// But yes. This tea is the genmai-cha that I bought from Japan in Epcot! Pretty much...” Read full tasting note
“In the spirit of experimentation I threw in a few shakes of rubbed sage into mix. Let me tell you it made for quite the fabulous cup. Savory and delicious!” Read full tasting note
“Sometimes I wonder if Maeda-en is like the Lipton of tea in Japan? In any case this is a good basic tea for me which I have been drinking for years, I get it in Japantown and the price does not...” Read full tasting note
“Basic genmaicha, good for everyday drinking. It’s almost impossible to over-steep this; I accidentally left it steeping for eight-odd minutes and it was still good.” Read full tasting note


Maeda-en’s Traditional Genmai-cha is made with late harvest sen-cha, tossed with popped rice for that malty, nutty flavor.
A great every day tea.

To brew,steep 1tbsp of leaves in 8-12 oz of hot water (180-185F) for 30-60 seconds. Hot water is key for an delicious-smelling brew!

About Maeda-en

Maeda-En has been in business for the last 25 years as an importer, manufacturer and wholesaler of green tea & green tea desserts. Our Japanese grown, fresh quality green teas are shipped directly from our production factory in Japan to the states and then world-wide.

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