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Genmaicha

Imperial Tea Garden

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  • Genmaicha is a blend of Japanese sencha and toasted rice. During the firing of the rice, some of the kernels pop and look like miniature popcorn kernels, hence the name popcorn tea.  The fresh vegetative character of the green tea is imparted on the cup but is tempered with the bakey character of the toasted rice.  There is a natural sweetness and toasty finish associated with Genmaicha that make it a favorite among green tea drinkers.

     

  • Origin:  China

    Grade:  Genmaicha - Made to Japanese specifications

    Altitude: 1500 - 2500 feet above sea level

    Manufacture Type:  Genmaicha

    Characteristics:  Full green tea flavor combined with bakey character of toasted rice.

  • Hot Tea Brewing Recommendations:
    AMOUNT TO USE: Put 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose tea for each 7-9 oz/200-260 ml of water in the teapot. Pour freshly boiled water over tea.

    BREWING RECOMMENDATIONS: Steep 1-2 minutes. Milk and sugar are not recommended.


    Iced Tea Preparation Recommendations:
    AMOUNT TO USE: To make 1 L/1 QT, put 6 slightly heaping teaspoons of loose tea into a teapot. Pour 1¼ cups/315ml of boiling water over tea.

    BREWING RECOMMENDATIONS: Steep 5 minutes. Fill a serving pitcher 1/4 full with cold water. Pour tea into serving pitcher.
  • Caffeine Level ~ LOW

     


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