Genmaicha is a blend of Japanese green tea and roasted brown rice. Sometimes referred to as “popcorn tea” due to a few grains of rice popping during the roasting process, this tea used to be consumed by the lower class as a way to stretch their tea supply. Coming from Kirishima District in Kagoshima, Japan, this batch of Genmaicha is specifically made using quality select needle-shaped leaves.
Origin: Kagoshima, Japan
Brew Color: Brilliant gold
Benefits: Contains antioxidants, may help reduce risk of cancer and boost weight loss without caffeine jitters
Flavor Profile: Complex changing flavors from nutty and rice-like to rounded and sweet
Size: 4 oz.
How to Brew
Start with filtered water for the best brew.
Use 1 teaspoon of tea for every 8 oz. of hot water. Adjust amount to your preferences.