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Matcha Okumidori

Matcha OkumidoriOrganic Stone Ground Matcha

$30.00–$35.00
makes 30 cups

Free domestic shipping on orders over $49
USDA Organic

Description

This single-cultivar matcha highlights the resonant umami that makes the Okumidori cultivar so prized for sencha, gyokuro, and matcha green teas.

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).



Tasting Notes

This matcha has the most elegant savory-sweet flavor and creamy mouthfeel.

Ingredients

Organic 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 Brewing


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Nice
May 1, 2018
Very good tea. Good fragrance and taste.
Anthony
PARKVILLE, MD
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Worth it!
Dec 15, 2017
This matcha is a little pricer and I only treated myself to it during the Black Friday sale, but it is so...
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Trista
Worcester, MA
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I love matcha
Jun 23, 2017
I love everything about matcha tea including the preparation and Rishi has the best.
Laurel Hubbard
Matthews, NC
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I love matcha
Jun 23, 2017
I love everything about matcha tea including the preparation and Rishi has the best.
Laurel Hubbard
Matthews, NC
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Worth it!
Dec 15, 2017
This matcha is a little pricer and I only treated myself to it during the Black Friday sale, but it is so...
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Trista
Worcester, MA
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Nice
May 1, 2018
Very good tea. Good fragrance and taste.
Anthony
PARKVILLE, MD
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Nice
May 1, 2018
Very good tea. Good fragrance and taste.
Anthony
PARKVILLE, MD
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I love matcha
Jun 23, 2017
I love everything about matcha tea including the preparation and Rishi has the best.
Laurel Hubbard
Matthews, NC
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Worth it!
Dec 15, 2017
This matcha is a little pricer and I only treated myself to it during the Black Friday sale, but it is so...
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Trista
Worcester, MA
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