Japanese Matcha Shihou
About This Tea
Made from stone-ground select Sencha shaded two weeks prior to harvest, Matcha Shihou boasts the full benefits of green tea since you consume the entire leaf. It is a higher grade of matcha compared to our Premium version with more nuanced flavors. Matcha is traditionally used in Japanese tea ceremonies, but you can also use it in recipes or add milk and sugar for a nice latte.
|Brew Color||Hunter green|
|Benefits||Energizing, may increase metabolism and help fight fat, contains Vitamin C, Magnesium, and Zinc|
|Flavor Profile||Crisp, light, and vegetal with lingering grassy notes|
How to Brew
- Start with filtered water for the best brew.
Note: The method above is to make usucha, or thin tea. The way to prepare matcha for the tea ceremony is known as koicha, or thick tea.