Our fine Japanese genmaicha is a mixed green tea with a 50 / 50% split of roasted brown rice and sencha leaves. The tea leaves (on the bush) are exposed to direct sunlight, giving the tea a distinct flavor that blends well with the roasted brown rice. It is energizing yet low-caffeine.
Information: Source: Uji, Kyoto, Japan Best Before: Use as quickly as possible. Storage: Store in a cool dark place. Frequent opening of the bag will result in loss of flavor. Ingredients: Green tea, brown rice
Preparation: 1. Measure 5 g tea leaves into a Japanese teapot. 2. Cool boiled water down to 85℃ / 185°F. 3. Pour warm water into the teapot and tea cups. 4. Pour water back into boiling pot and maintain 85℃ temperature. 5. Place tea leaves into Japanese teapot. 6. Pour 250 ml / 8.5 oz of warm water over tea leaves in the teapot. 7. Steep for 30 seconds. 8. Pour an equal amount of tea into each cup.
❖ This tea goes 3 steeps. For the second and third infusions, use hotter water and brew shorter. All steeps will present a different flavor.