Genmaicha (“brown rice tea”) is typically made with late-harvest sencha. For this blend, we combined an early harvest from our tea garden in Nara with roasted brown rice from Kyotanabe. The result is a bright, balanced blend featuring savory and nutty notes.
- Origin: PARU Tea Lab & Nara, Japan
- Elevation: 450 m
- Cultivar: Yabukita
- Artisan: Amy Truong & Taro Toki
- Harvest date: May 2023
- Serving size: 4 g per cup
- Recommended vessel: kyusu (“teapot” in Japanese)
- JAS Organic Certified
Hand-blended in small batches in the PARU Tea Lab in San Diego.
Ingredient(s): green tea, toasted brown rice
Caffeine level: moderate