GenmaiCha Green Tea - Sedona Arizona's Full-Leaf Tea Store
This Japanese loose leaf GREEN TEA50/50 blend of roasted brown rice (and a tiny touch of popcorn) and deep-steamed SenCha produced from 1st and 2nd harvest leaves (spring & early summer), specifically grown in Shizuoka, about 90 miles southwest of Tokyo and not far from Mount Fuji. A popular and classic Japanese tea with a rich green hue. It’s characterized first with a savory nuttiness, then by a very slight grassy aroma and a mild sweet taste. GenMaiCha is one of Japan's most popular varieties, and their version of a flavored tea.
LIGHTLY CAFFEINATED(approx 15% of the caffeine as coffee)
AVAILABLE AS: 2 OZ Package, 5 Gram Teabag (Package of 8)
Package size is 2 ounces of full leaf tea, which yields approximately 25 first cups. Tasting sample is 1 ounce for about 10-12 cups. Each teabag makes a quart.
BREWING: 1 level teaspoon (about 3 grams or 1/10 oz)for every 8 oz of 175°F fresh water. Steep for 1-2 minutes or to desired taste. A second and third infusion or more is possible by increasing steep time 30 seconds each time. Japanese tea is especially enjoyed as a “true cold-brew", by brewing for a least 10-15 minutes with melting ice.
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