Kagoshima Matcha Tea Tin

Kagoshima Matcha Tea Tin

Regular price $15.00

Grown by: Henta

Matcha is a finely ground green tea powder that is traditionally enjoyed whisked to a delightful froth. Grown and produced with care by Henta in Kagoshima, This organic matcha is made from the Okimidori cultivar and brews up smooth, verdant, and clump-free. It is sure to impress the pickiest matcha connoisseurs!

  • Origin: Kagoshima, Japan
  • Cultivar: Okimidori
  • Brew Color:  Emerald
  • Benefits:  Energizing, may increase metabolism and help fight fat, contains antioxidants
  • Flavor Profile: Crisp, grassy, and vegetal
  • Caffeine Content: 
  • Size: 3 oz. tin

How to Brew 

  1. Start with filtered water for the best brew.
  2. You will need: a matcha whisk, a tea bowl, a matcha spoon or teaspoon, and a matcha strainer (optional)
  3. Add 2 scoops or 1 teaspoon of matcha to the bowl. A strainer may be used to sift the matcha free of clumps. Adjust amount of matcha to your preferences.
  4. Slowly add 1/3 cup of hot water (~175°F).
  5. Lightly press the matcha whisk into the bowl and whisk in a quick back and forth motion until a smooth layer of foam is created.
  6. Enjoy immediately!

Note: The method above is to make usucha, or thin tea. The way to prepare matcha for the tea ceremony is known as koicha, or thick tea.