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Genmaicha Japanese Green Tea - Tea Bags

Genmaicha Japanese Green Tea - Tea Bags
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    A specialty Japanese green tea that is blended with fire-toasted rice
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    The Genmaicha Japanese Green Tea blend from English Tea Store is a steamed green tea from Japan with a light, golden yellow liquor with a unique, toasty rice flavor tending sweet.

    This is a specialty Japanese green tea that is blended with fire-toasted rice. A good grade Japan sencha is blended with the toasted rice. The fresh vegetative character of the green tea is imparted on the cup but it is tempered with the bakey-like character of the rice. There is a natural sweetness and almost chewy character to the finish of this tea. During the firing of the rice, it is not uncommon for rice to "pop"... not unlike popcorn, hence the pet name "popcorn-tea".

    Legend has it that during the 1400's an important samurai warlord in Hakone on the Izu Peninsula of Honshu Island (the Izu Peninsula is near the Shizuoka area) was having tea in the morning discussing a battle strategy with his patrol leaders. A servant by the name of Genamai was serving hot tea to the group. Leaning over to give tea to the warlord, rice that he had surreptitiously taken for a morning snack, fell out of his pocket into the steaming hot tea. Some popped upon hitting the hot tea. The warlord was incensed, jumped up brandishing his samurai sword he promptly cut of Genamai's head in one fell swoop. He then sat down to continue the meeting. Despite the fact that the tea had been tarnished he drank it anyway. The flavor was very unique and he enjoyed it tremendously. In honor of poor Genamai he pronounced that this rice and tea be served every morning and be called "Genmaicha" (cha being the name of "tea" in Japanese).

    How to Make Tea

    First time trying English Tea Store's Genmaicha Japanese Green Tea?

    Try our Sample Size of 5 teabags.
    • Contents 25 tea bags pouch net weight 2.75 ounce
    • Contents 50 tea bags pouch net weight 5.5 ounce

    Ingredients: Green tea, Roasted and Popped Rice

    Tea is made in China

    Nutritional Information: Amount per Serving; Serving size 2.5 grams of loose tea. Makes 8 fluid ounces or 240milliliters.

  • Calories: 0
  • Percent of Daily Value
  • Fat: 0 grams, 0 %
  • Sodium: 2 milligrams, 0 %
  • Carbohydrate: 1 grams, 0%
  • Protein: 0.1 grams
  • Not a significant source of fat, saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, dietary fiber, sugars, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium and iron

Be sure to check out our other type of Genmaicha Japanese Green Tea in loose leaf pouches .

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    Clearance Non-Clearance
    Country Of Origin China
    Season Everyday
    Product Type Tea Bags
    Dietary Options Caffeinated
    Dietary Options Gluten Free
    Flavor Genmaicha
    Type Green Tea
    Type Japanese Green Tea
    Type Sencha Tea
    Left Overlay Image gluten-free-prod.png
    Brand English Tea Store
  • 2 Reviews

    2 Reviews

    • 5
      Delicious!

      Posted by Heather on Aug 15th 2020

      I really liked this tea with the hint of rice, very comforting. I had it at a friend's and wanted to purchase some. This didn't disappoint.

    • 5
      Comfort in a Mug

      Posted by Kat on Jun 17th 2020

      The base green tea in these bags is somewhat sweet, which is a lovely contrast to the toasted rice flavor. Each bag is generous enough to flavor a 12 oz. mug - and I find myself drinking a few mugs of it each day due to the low caffiene content. Will definitely purchase again!

  • The Genmaicha Japanese Green Tea blend from English Tea Store is a steamed green tea from Japan with a light, golden yellow liquor with a unique, toasty rice flavor tending sweet.

    This is a specialty Japanese green tea that is blended with fire-toasted rice. A good grade Japan sencha is blended with the toasted rice. The fresh vegetative character of the green tea is imparted on the cup but it is tempered with the bakey-like character of the rice. There is a natural sweetness and almost chewy character to the finish of this tea. During the firing of the rice, it is not uncommon for rice to "pop"... not unlike popcorn, hence the pet name "popcorn-tea".

    Legend has it that during the 1400's an important samurai warlord in Hakone on the Izu Peninsula of Honshu Island (the Izu Peninsula is near the Shizuoka area) was having tea in the morning discussing a battle strategy with his patrol leaders. A servant by the name of Genamai was serving hot tea to the group. Leaning over to give tea to the warlord, rice that he had surreptitiously taken for a morning snack, fell out of his pocket into the steaming hot tea. Some popped upon hitting the hot tea. The warlord was incensed, jumped up brandishing his samurai sword he promptly cut of Genamai's head in one fell swoop. He then sat down to continue the meeting. Despite the fact that the tea had been tarnished he drank it anyway. The flavor was very unique and he enjoyed it tremendously. In honor of poor Genamai he pronounced that this rice and tea be served every morning and be called "Genmaicha" (cha being the name of "tea" in Japanese).

    How to Make Tea

    First time trying English Tea Store's Genmaicha Japanese Green Tea?

    Try our Sample Size of 5 teabags.
    • Contents 25 tea bags pouch net weight 2.75 ounce
    • Contents 50 tea bags pouch net weight 5.5 ounce

    Ingredients: Green tea, Roasted and Popped Rice

    Tea is made in China

    Nutritional Information: Amount per Serving; Serving size 2.5 grams of loose tea. Makes 8 fluid ounces or 240milliliters.

  • Calories: 0
  • Percent of Daily Value
  • Fat: 0 grams, 0 %
  • Sodium: 2 milligrams, 0 %
  • Carbohydrate: 1 grams, 0%
  • Protein: 0.1 grams
  • Not a significant source of fat, saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, dietary fiber, sugars, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium and iron

  • Be sure to check out our other type of Genmaicha Japanese Green Tea in loose leaf pouches .

    Clearance Non-Clearance
    Country Of Origin China
    Season Everyday
    Product Type Tea Bags
    Dietary Options Caffeinated
    Dietary Options Gluten Free
    Flavor Genmaicha
    Type Green Tea
    Type Japanese Green Tea
    Type Sencha Tea
    Left Overlay Image gluten-free-prod.png
    Brand English Tea Store

    2 Reviews

    • 5
      Delicious!

      Posted by Heather on Aug 15th 2020

      I really liked this tea with the hint of rice, very comforting. I had it at a friend's and wanted to purchase some. This didn't disappoint.

    • 5
      Comfort in a Mug

      Posted by Kat on Jun 17th 2020

      The base green tea in these bags is somewhat sweet, which is a lovely contrast to the toasted rice flavor. Each bag is generous enough to flavor a 12 oz. mug - and I find myself drinking a few mugs of it each day due to the low caffiene content. Will definitely purchase again!

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