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Ippodo – Shoin no Mukashi | Matcha Tea from Kyoto

£29.00

Our new selection of matcha tea from well established tea maker Ippodo.

Ippodo has been producing green tea and matcha tea in Kyoto since 1717, and is one of the most respected tea makers in Japan. They have teahouses across Japan as well as in New York. They not only sell top quality tea, but are also very active in communicating great stories and flavours of tea and tea culture around the world.

Shoin no Mukashi

One of the highest grades of matcha produced by Ippodo. At first the experience of drinking this offers you a mild elegant flavour, with the aftertaste providing you with some umami and sweetness. We recommend having this tea with hot water only. This tea is recommended for tea lovers as a beautiful treat! Also, it’s a great gift for serious tea lovers. 

Find your perfect matcha with our matcha matrix. All the matcha we sell on NishuraEast has been tasted by Keiko Uchida, a Japanese Tea Master, and arranged from bitter to sweet, and full bodied to light.

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 a small whisk, for about 15 seconds until smooth.
  4. Relax and enjoy!

20g Net

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