Genmaicha from Blue Hour Tea #VeganMoFo2016

Today’s Vegan MoFo prompt is “Far Away” and basically if we dug straight down – where would we come out?  Based on where I am it would be the ocean but the closest land-wise would be Australia which was ironic because I was just sipping on Genmaicha from Blue Hour Tea and that hails from Australia.  Acheron Valley in Victoria, Australia, to be exact.

Genmaicha from Blue Hour Tea is your standard yet sturdy Genmaicha.  There are no surprises with this Genmaicha from Blue Hour Tea but that isn’t a slam to this tea rather a praise!  It’s everything you would expect from a Genmaicha.  Fresh green tea, roasted and toasted rice, and and rich matcha make up this offering from Blue Hour Tea.  It’s sweet, nutty, and vegetal.  It’s toasty, roasty, and mouth-watering.  A real winner!  Genmaicha from Blue Hour Tea offers a top-notch tasting tea!


logobluhourHere’s the scoop!

Leaf Type: Green Tea
Where to Buy: Blue Hour Tea
Description: Genmaicha is a combination of the fresh flavour of green tea with the undertones of roasted rice and the added richness of matcha tea. This premium Genmaicha is grown in the Acheron Valley in Victoria, Australia. There are only a handful of farms growing tea in Australia and this is one of our favourites.

Flavour Profile: Toasty rice, Fresh finish, Grassy

Dosing – 1 slightly heaping teaspoon (2-3grams) per 250ml water

Brewing Temperature – 80-90°c

Brewing time – 1 to 3min

Recommend Additions – This green tea is best enjoyed on its own.

Learn even more about this tea and tea company here!

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