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Marukyu Koyamaen

Aoarashi

Aoarashi

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Aoarashi

A bold flavoured and slightly bitter tea, perfect for making matcha lattes, as well as for baking.

 

40g / 100g Net.

About the Tea Maker

Marukyu Koyamaen

Marukyu Koyamaen is one of the most prestigious tea makers in Japan, having been producing matcha tea since 1704.  Having developed the original production system, they now use a combination of modern and traditional processes to maintain as many historic elements as possible. They don’t grind matcha tea manually anymore, but they do use traditional stones. Supplying top tea ceremony schools, high ranking shrines and temples, and top hotels, they’ve won numerous tea competition awards.

How to Make

How to Make the Perfect Matcha Latte

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 4 scoops, or 2 scoops from an ordinary teaspoon (approx. 3g)

  1. Pass your matcha powder through a tea strainer into your tea bowl.
  2. Pour around 60ml of not quite boiling water into the tea bowl.
  3. Whisk this for around 15 seconds with a chasen (Japanese bamboo whisk). It should be smooth and slightly foamy.
  4. Pour in the warm milk of your choice and enjoy!

How to Store

We recommend storing your matcha in the refrigerator once opened. For the best flavour and colour, we recommend finishing the tin within 8 weeks of opening.

About the Best Before Date

Our best before dates follow the Japanese system (YY/MM/DD). You can find the best before date on the bottom of the tin.

Our tea is produced by some of the most prestigious tea makers in Japan. As they take great pride in their Matcha, they give it a six month best before date once ground.

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