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Matcha

GREEN TEA

26 reviews

The traditional tea of the Japanese tea ceremony. Our matcha is made from tender green leaves known as Tencha harvested in early spring in Katsura, Gifu Prefecture. Brilliant green in color, matcha has a rich, slightly sweet vegetal flavor and aroma.

How To Make Matcha

Matcha Latte Recipe

 

Tasting Notes:

Spirulina, cashew, malt


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D&
02/11/2021
Diana &.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Matcha! Yummy!

Smith Tea's Match is fantastic! Just the perfect pick me up boost I need to get through the rest of the day. Love us some Smith Tea!!

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12/14/2020
elsa c.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Matcha tea

The best matcha tea on the market.

RB
12/14/2020
Robyn B.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Matcha

This is my favorite Matcha, yet!

KT
12/09/2020
Kimi T.
United States United States
Only one Matcha will do

The best Matcha I've every tried!

MS
11/09/2020
marsha s.
United States United States
Matcha

Still learning how to make it. But tastes great!

Ingredients

Japanese matcha green tea.

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Honoring the Seven Lucky Gods of Japanese myth - so named because they drank lots of Matcha.

Preparation

For best flavor, bring spring or freshly drawn filtered water to 175 degrees. Add between 1/2 and 1 teaspoon matcha per cup. Whisk vigorously for at least 30 seconds. Drink while contemplating this floating world.

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Matcha

Japanese Green Tea

To make Matcha, the tea plants are covered for up to three weeks before harvest, allowing only diffused light to reach the leaves. This promotes the development of chlorophyll and increases L-Theanine content, which brightens color, increases flavor and helps counterbalance the energizing effects of the caffeine. After plucking, the leaves are steamed, neutralizing the oxidizing enzyme and preserving their color. They are then put through a rolling and drying process, along with a special step through a machine that removes the viens and stems of each leaf. The tea that results from this process is called Tencha, which is then refrigerated until it is ready to be ground. In the final step, Tencha leaves are placed in small amounts on a granite grinder to make its signature fine powder. Granite is ideal for grinding, as it doesn’t produce much heat, which helps to maintain the rich color of the Matcha and its full flavor in the cup.

Gifu Prefecture

Gifu Prefecture is in the Chubu region, which is centrally located on the island of Honshu in Japan. It is just north of the most famous Matcha producing regions of Uji and Aichi. While not as famous, this area produces Matcha of equal quality, without all the hype. Harvest season is from April through June.