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Matcha HekisuiArtisan 1st Flush Ceremonial Matcha

$60.00
30g Tin

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Description

Hekisui, meaning "emerald green" in Japanese. is made with 100% hand-picked, award-winning tencha from Kyoto, Japan.

What is Matcha?
Matcha is a traditional Japanese green tea produced by stone-milling a shade-grown green tea called tencha into a fine powder. The quality of matcha greatly depends on the tea bush cultivar, shading technique and picking standard used to produce tencha. Matcha has a rich cultural tradition as the tea prepared and revered during chanoyu–the mindful, artistic, Zen-inspired Japanese Tea Ceremony. Matcha is unique among teas in that when we drink matcha, we consume fresh green tea leaf itself, ground and whisked up into an energizing, refreshing bowl. Today, matcha is enjoyed in both a popular form (as a sort of uplifting "tea espresso") as well as artistic form (through the continued practice of chanoyu). "Ceremonial" grades (for drinking) are distinct from "Culinary" grades (for matcha lattes, confections, desserts, etc).


Origin

Kyoto, Japan

Tasting Notes

Hekisui is a high quality matcha with excellent umami and color.

Ingredients

Stone-milled Japanese green tea powder.

Preparation

Leaf Amount
2 grams | Sift 1 tsp
Water Amount
2.5 ounces
Water Temperature
160°F
Steep Time
Whisk 15 seconds

Traditional Preparation

Brewing Instructions


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Excellent!
Sep 17, 2018
A different Matcha perfume. Excellent like all other Matcha privided by Rishi Tea. Thanks !
Gab REGUNEGA
Doral, FL
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Excellent!
Sep 17, 2018
A different Matcha perfume. Excellent like all other Matcha privided by Rishi Tea. Thanks !
Gab REGUNEGA
Doral, FL
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Excellent!
Sep 17, 2018
A different Matcha perfume. Excellent like all other Matcha privided by Rishi Tea. Thanks !
Gab REGUNEGA
Doral, FL
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