Genmaicha - Japanese Popped Rice Green Tea
Story of Genmaicha - Popped Rice Green Tea
Genmaicha is a type of Japanese green tea that's perfect for those who are looking for something new. Smooth, Toasted Sweet and without grassy smell! This tea is made with sencha, brown rice, and popcorn, which makes it both delicious and visually appealing.
Where does tea come from?
Grown in the birthplace of Japanese green tea - Omi where tea farmers are still using traditional farming methods.
How is it different from Sencha - Japanese green tea?
Compare with normal Japanese Sencha, Genmaicha has less caffeine but more toasty sweet and mellow taste from the brown rice. It's smoother with a pleasant roasted underlying tone.
Produce in Tsuchiyama Japan.
How to brew this tea
1. Boil fresh water and let it cool down to 70c degrees.
2. Add one table spoon of Genmaicha to a 350ml teapot.
3. Infuse for 1 - 1.5 mins then empty the teapot (or the next infusion will be bitter!)
4. Do a Second round of infusion.