Alkalizer Japanese Genmaicha organic
A popular green tea tradition in japan is mixing roasted, popped brown rice (Genmaicha) with fresh Bancha. This process gives the Genmaicha Green tea specialty its very unique, multi character reminiscent of roasted grains or delectable coffee flavours.
Japanese tea culture
Japan has the second oldest tea culture in the world one that can be tracked back form more than 1300 years. Japan’s tea culture is interwoven with the zen philosophy and is extremely embellished. The art of tea in Japan takes up to five years to learn, in some of the tradition rich schools of the country. Tea is grown in all of the regions of Japan, there is a large range of quality green teas, from basic to premium line teas. The country exclusively produces greens 98 percent of which is consumed in the Country itself and 2 percent of the harvest is exported, which explains the premium prices of the Japanese green teas. Japan’s green teas originate from Kyushu, Shizuoka and, Kyoto prefectures.
Ingredients – Tea and brown rice
Features and details
- Coarse, light green leaf pressed flat
- Bright and light infusion, well balanced mild roasted note
- Prefecture Kyushu
- Suitable for all water qualities
- Ideal on its own or with dash of honey
Specially recommended by our tea tasters
One heaped tsp 5g in a tea pot of 350ml 70C for 3-5 mins
Cold brew - Genmaicha:
Brew 9 -10g of leaves in 600ml cold water with lemon slices and honey and leave it in the fridge for few hours. Sieve and add lemon juice or Tahitian lime according to taste