Gyokuro Genmaicha

$16.00

Savory Gyokuro green tea and toasted brown rice.

Size: 150 mL – 5 Fl Oz Pouch
Can Make 30-35 cups Hot Tea or 15-20 cups Iced Tea (8 oz/240 ml per cup)

Availability: In stock

Our delicious twist on the traditional Genmaicha! Instead of Sencha we spared no expense and use Imperial Gyokuro green tea to provide a very clean, crisp green tea flavour without the bitterness. Paired with toasted brown rice, resulting in a highly aromatic medium bodied green tea.

Characteristics

  • Taste: Savory and slightly sweet, mellow with a nutty full flavour.
  • Aroma: Toasty, roasty, nutty bouquet, with a light green aroma.
  • Caffeine: Medium

Ingredients

Premium Imperial Gyokuro Green tea, toasted rice.
Ingredients Note: we do not add any kind of sweeteners to any of our teas, including no stevia, no candied or sugar-coated ingredients. We leave that option up to you!

Tea Benefits

Gyokuro is known for its exceptionally high content of antioxidants, theanine and vitamin A, which can benefit your heart and eyes, help lower cholesterol, boost immune function and aid in stress reduction. It is especially beneficial as a digestive tea, after a heavy meal!
Other known health benefits, just like most green teas:

  • Antioxidants,
  • Refreshing,
  • Relaxing,
  • Can help with weight management.

Warning: Consulting with your healthcare practitioner about health benefits of any tea is always recommended.
Health Benefits Disclosure: Let’s be blunt about this whole tea and health thing: you need to take a lot of these claims with a grain of salt! Ultimately, to see if it works for you, you’ll need to try the tea for yourself. We all know that drinking tea is good for us, and let’s not forget that the pleasure of drinking it is also good for our health!
It is also well-known that all types of tea have varying levels of benefits. Any suggested or mentioned benefits on our website are merely our generalized opinions and experiences, including many clients’ feedbacks, and should not be relied upon as professional Health and Medical opinions, facts, directions or instructions.

Suggested Preparation

Hot Tea: Scoop 1-1.5 *Perfect Teaspoon of tea per 8oz/240ml of hot water. Steep for 1-1.5 minutes.
Iced Tea: Double the amount of tea, still using hot water. Add an extra minute or two to steeping time then cool in fridge.
Note: If you want stronger tea, use more leaves instead of steeping for a longer time.
*Our Perfect Teaspoon is approximately 5ml and is sold in Tea Accessories.

Re-Steeping Times: 2+
Basic Steeping Tips: Use filtered or spring water, whenever possible. Don’t over boil water. Remove leaves after recommended time (adjust to taste).

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