Matcha iri Genmaicha, HT Tin of 20 Sachets

A beloved staple among Japanese green teas, matcha's intense character and intensive preparation process is deeply rewarding—but sometimes a touch intimidating to newcomers. As a gentler introduction to the world of matcha, we suggest the best of both worlds: Matcha iri Genmaicha. We coat the bancha ("cha") and brown rice ("genmai") of Genmaicha with Matcha green tea powder for a deliciously savory twist on a classic.

Mike's Tea Ratings

Briskness: 2
Body: 2
Aroma: 3
Details: Mike's son Emeric popularized this tea for the Harneys years ago. He used to take some of the the Matcha Jobetsugi and dust our Genmaicha with it. It became a big hit at our Millerton shop. So we rolled it out, and people have enjoyed it ever since.
Dry Leaves: Genmaicha is coated with matcha. This tea is a blend of large bancha leaves and the brown toasted rice with occasional popped rice dusted with brilliant green tea powder.
Liquor: The liquor is greener than most teas, except our matchas.
Aroma: The predominant aroma is that of the roasted brown rice with vegetal undernotes and hints of citrus.
Caffeine Level: Caffeinated
Body: Matcha iri Genmiacha is a medium bodied green tea. The matcha gives it body, but the rice makes it a lighter brew, so it ends up in the middle.
Flavors: This has become a popular tea. People have love the flavor of roasted vegetable for time immemorial. When the wonderful vegetal flavors (spinach and artichoke) are added, it becomes irresistible.
Brewing Time: 3
Brewing Temp: 175º