Genmaicha

A Green Tea from

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84 / 100

Calculated from 19 Ratings
Tea type
Green Tea
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Ingredients
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Flavors
Grass, Nutty, Toast, Sweet, warm grass, Toasted Rice
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Caffeine
Medium
Certification
Organic
Typical Preparation
Use 28 oz / 828 ml of water
Set water temperature to 185 °F / 85 °C
Use 12 g of tea
Steep for 3 min, 15 sec
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13 Tasting Notes View all

“One of if not the best genmaicha teas on the Planet. It tasted like roasted sesame seeds.” Read full tasting note
“The first time i tasted it was during three days of a Japan Festival last year; I bought it because I didn’t know if I loved it or not, and now Genmaicha is one of my favourite flavours ever! It...” Read full tasting note
“I should start out by saying that the Rishi Tea Genmaicha I have is very old and probably stale. Sometime in 2004, a friend gave this to me as a gift after overhearing me rave about how much I like...” Read full tasting note
“Steeped it a little longer and a little hotter this evening without the addition of matcha. Smooth, balanced, and toasty, but the surprise is the dry finish. The fullness of the matcha masked this...” Read full tasting note

Description

Ingredients: Organic green tea and organic roasted sticky rice.

The original type of genmaicha was developed hundreds of years ago by Zen monks who mixed green tea with the browned rice stuck to the bottom of their cauldrons. Soon after, roasted rice was blended with sencha or bancha by tea vendors throughout Japan where it became a popular household green. Genmaicha is smooth and mild with a warming and toasty aroma.

About Rishi Tea

Rishi Tea specializes in sourcing the most rarefied teas and botanical ingredients from exotic origins around the globe. This forms a palette from which we craft original blends inspired by equal parts ancient herbal wisdom and modern culinary innovation. Discover new tastes and join us on our journey to leave ‘No Leaf Unturned’.

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