Atsushi Yasui 36 Shimonoto Yuyadani Ujitawara, Kyoto 610-0221 Japan
Genmaicha Matcha-iri (200g/7.05oz) Reviews
Product: Genmaicha Matcha-iri (200g/7.05oz)
From: Daniel Goldberg (United States)
Date: Wednesday 03 August, 2011
I didn't have high hopes for this tea before I tried it; I only knew of genmaicha as a cheap alternative to regular sencha and gyokuro tea. But this product, while being affordable, is clearly a cut above the rest. You can really taste the freshness of the sencha they use as a base (instead of lower-grade bancha), and the blend is perfectly balanced. I actually like this as much as some of the more expensive teas I've tried from hibiki-an, given the uniqueness of the toasted rice aroma; you really can't go wrong with this company.