No.44 Gen Mai Cha Green Loose Leaf Tea
This fun Loose tea looks good and tastes great, like going to the movies.
Genmaicha translates to brown rice tea, is sometimes referred to as Popcorn tea as many of the rice kernels pop like popcorn during the roasting process.
By blending Japanese Sencha green tea with roasted brown rice a sweet grassy taste with a nutty flavour is produced.
Originally in Japan, this green tea was known as the people's tea, the rice was added as a bulking ingredient. As rice is less expensive than tea adding the rice made this tea more accessible to poorer people. Nowadays everyone enjoys the great taste of Gen Mai Cha.
|Grassy, nutty and sweet with the familiar taste of rice.
|Green tea, Brown rice, contains caffeine
| Best enjoyed without milk or sugar
|Infuse for 2 minutes in water just off the boil