Supreme Japanese Genmaicha Tea Triunes - No.52

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Supreme Japanese Genmaicha Tea Triunes - No.52

These award-winning teabags provide the convenience of loose-leaf tea on the go. Japanese Genmaicha is a blend of Sencha, roasted rice and popcorn, imparting a fresh & toasty flavour.

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SKU:  TTMGENTB015

Tea Story

Sourced from Ise Bay in Mie Prefecture, Japan, this Japanese speciality tea is made with premium quality Sencha, roasted rice grains and popcorn. In ancient Japan, tea was a luxury commodity. Therefore, the Japanese mixed roasted rice with Sencha green tea and created the blend that is now known as Genmaicha. Today, Genmaicha is a luxurious delicacy tea with a very distinctive and delicious flavour.

The tea has a mild flavour and combines the fresh grassy taste of green tea with the aroma of roasted rice. The combination of elements creates a beautifully balanced tea that plays with your senses of taste, smell and sight.

Ingredients - Japanese green tea, roasted rice and popcorn.

Health benefits - Genmaicha is known for its various health benefits such as increasing metabolism and reducing cholesterol. The tea is rich in the polyphenols ‘catechin’ and ‘gallic acid’. It also includes other antioxidants such as ‘carotenoids’ and ‘ascorbic acid’.

 

Information for tea connoisseurs

Today, Japanese Genmaicha green tea is consumed in the Western world as a delicacy with an interesting a complex flavour profile. However, in ancient Japan, Genmaicha was actually a peasant’s tea. While the roasted rice and popcorn impart a very beautiful and distinctive flavour to the brewed tea, the original purpose of adding rice was not a culinary innovation but, simply, an attempted to make the green tea last longer. This is why, in Japan, Genmaicha is known as ‘The People’s Tea’.

Genmaicha was also consumed by Buddhist during periods of fasting and by those who did not have regular access to food.

 

Luxury Tea Triunes

Our luxurious and stylish triangular teabags provide the perfect way for you to enjoy the high-quality experience of loose leaf tea with all the conveniences of a normal teabag. Packed with our most exquisite loose leaf teas, these luxury teabags are a perfect way to enjoy fine quality tea with ease. These large, mesh triangles allow adequate space for the fine tea leaves to expand and impart their exquisite natural flavours into your teapot.

 

The Great Taste Awards

The Tea Makers of London were awarded 15 stars at the 2016 Great Taste Awards.

What are The Great Taste Awards?

The Great Taste Awards are organised by the Guild of Fine Food. The awards are the acknowledged benchmark for fine food and drink. It has been described as the ‘Oscars’ of the food world and the ‘epicurean equivalent of the Booker prize’. Quite simply, the Great Taste logo is a sign of trustworthy, consistent, high-quality food and drink.

What do the stars mean?

★★★ Exquisite. Wow! Taste that!                ★★ Outstanding!                  ★ Simply delicious!

 

Region & Time of Harvest

This tea is harvested from July to August in Ise Bay, Mie Prefecture, Japan.

 

Tasting Notes

  • Appearance

    Green tea, roasted brown rise, pop corn

  • Aroma

    Fresh and nutty

  • Flavour

    Mild and refreshing flavour with nutty notes and a toasty undertone

  • Colour

    Subtle green hue

 

Brewing Guidance

These teabags provide the convenience of loose-leaf tea on the go. A blend of Sencha, rice and popcorn, imparting a fresh & toasty flavour.

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