TJ21: Gen-mai Cha Kamakura Organic

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Tea type
Green Tea
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Genmaicha, Green Tea, Popped Rice
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Typical Preparation
Set water temperature to 170 °F / 76 °C
Steep for 3 min, 0 sec
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7 Tasting Notes View all

“My husband goes through iced tea like crazy and lately he has been enjoying cold brewed green teas. He asked for something different this morning, so on a whim I pulled out the genmaicha. I was a...” Read full tasting note
“This is really good. Nice toasty flavor profile. I can see this becoming my everyday afternoon tea:)” Read full tasting note
“This is my first gen-mai cha (how does one spell this tea? I’ve seen it all sorts of ways!) so I’m not really sure what makes a good one, but I’ll give my opinion nonetheless :) The tea in the bag...” Read full tasting note
“Pretty interesting and different Green Tea. Never really had anything like it. I figured it was Brown Rice tea as it looks very different, it actually has puffed rice in it! It looks like you’re...” Read full tasting note


Literally, Gen-mai Cha means brown rice tea. Toasted and partially puffed rice is blended with large-leaf Sencha.

Oct 2018 Site Description:
An organic version of this very popular tea. The liquor is aromatic and has the classic toasty, nutty flavor of this unique tea.


Steeping Suggestions: –
Leaf Quantity: 2¼ g/cup
Water Temp: 180º
Steep Time: 3 min.

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