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  • Harney & Sons Genmaicha
  • Bancha green tea with toasted rice

Harney & Sons Genmaicha Loose Tea 4 oz

Genmaicha is a blend of broad yellow-green Bancha tea leaves are mixed with toasted brown rice. | loose-leaf tea | Kosher Tea | 4 oz
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Product Description

Harney & Sons Genmaicha is a different kind of Japanese green tea that many people find intriguing. Brown rice kernels ("genmai") are added while the green Bancha leaves ("cha") are being dried, so the kernels get crispy and some burst open. Genmaicha has a unique appearance and a pleasant roasted flavor.The broad yellow-green Bancha tea leaves make a vibrant light green liquor, tinged slightly khaki brown from the rice. This tea is cetified Kosher. 

Interesting fact:
Bancha is a summer tea made after the Sencha season. Because there is so much of this inexpensive tea, an innovative Kyoto tea merchant thought to combine the the two staples of the Japanese diet, bringing Genmaicha into existance. Once considered a cheap peasant beverage, Genmaicha has recently come into vogue among the Japanese urban elite.
Product Size Available in 112 g | 4 oz of loose leaf tea tin
Base Bancha Green tea
Aroma Roasted brown rice with light vegetal undernotes and hints of citrus from the Bancha
Caffeine Level Caffeinated
Body Light body
Character Above a baseline vegetal flavor of spring grass, there is the strong roasted flavor from the toasted rice. It is evocative of popcorn.
Steeping Time 2 to 3 minutes
Brewing Temperature 175° F


About the Harney & Sons Fine Teas

The Harney & Sons story in the tea industry begins 30 years ago in Salisbury, Connecticut, when John Harney, developed a passion for fine teas and the art and craft of tea blending. John began his own journey in mastering the craft of tea blending. He produced and served his distinctive blends that were becoming more and more popular among the tea drinkers. His small back then home-based business turned to be a global company covered by popular names like Oprah and Dr. Oz and served in five-star hotels such as Four Seasons Hotels, Waldorf Astoria New York and other luxurious establishments. Harney & Sons Fine Teas sources, blends, and packages its own teas and has more than three hundred varieties. The company remains committed to delivering a superior quality teas that the consumers would truly indulge to delivery luxury to the everyday life. 


Other Details

Loose-leaf tea
Kosher Certified:
112 g / 4 oz

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