IPPODO Gokujo Genmaicha
IPPODO Gokujo Genmaicha 200g pack
Size of Package: W6.5 x D4.5 x H23.0 cm
Net Weight: 100grams
Per Serving (1 pot): 10 grams
Shelf Life: 180 days
One of the more popular banchas, genmaicha is a mixture of yanagi and roasted genmai (a variety of brown rice). The genmai is roasted at two different levels: lightly roasted and deeply roasted until the rice grains puff. The result is a unique savory flavor and a strong popcorn-like aroma. The quantity of genmai is purposely kept to a minimum while there is an ample amount of leaves with a light bitterness. This provides a perfect balance between the roasted aroma of the genmai and the refreshing aftertaste of the yanagi.
Genmaicha goes well with meals. It is also a good choice for ochazuke (tea poured over rice accompanied by Japanese pickled vegetables).