Marukyu Koyamaen – Japanese Matcha Tea from Kyoto

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This matcha tea is produced by Koyama-en in Kyoto. Koyama-en is one of the most prestigious tea makers in Japan, they have been producing matcha tea since the 17th Century. We import these teas directly from Kyoto.

 

Kinrin matcha tea (20g): One of the finest matcha teas currently available outside of Japan. Produced using only the tip of the tea leaf, this matcha has a fresh aroma with natural sweetness. A very elegant texture and taste. 

 

Kitsho matcha tea (20g): A milder and gentler texture, perfect for everyday drinking whilst still providing a wonderful flavour and aroma. Our best-selling matcha tea.

 

Aoarashi matcha tea (40g): A sharper and slightly more bitter tea. Perfect for someone who likes spicy food and strong tastes. Great for matcha lattes.

 

How to Make Perfect Matcha:

We recommend you use not quite boiling water, around 80°C works well.

If you are using a chashaku (a Japanese bamboo teaspoon) we recommend 2 scoops, or 1 scoop from an ordinary teaspoon (approx. 1.5g)

  1. Add 2 scoops of matcha powder to your tea bowl or cup.
  2. Pour around 70ml of not quite boiling water into the tea bowl.
  3. Whisk the matcha with a chasen (Japanese bamboo whisk) or small whisk, for about 15 seconds until smooth and slightly foamy.
  4. Relax and enjoy!
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Categories: Japanese Tea, Matcha
Tag: Japanese Tea, Japanese Tea Ceremony, Matcha, Matcha Latte
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Japanese Matcha Tea from Kyoto

Marukyu Koyamaen

Marukyu Koyamaen is a highly regarded tea grower, procurer and tea blender in Uji, Kyoto. The company’s private tea estate has a rich history dating back to 1704, and it offers a fine selection of Japanese green tea, using modern and traditional processes.

Kyoto

Well known as the ancient capital of Japan, Kyoto is often said to be its cultural and historical heart, and is famous for its many temples, palaces, shrines and gardens.…
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