How does it taste?
Refreshingly sharp. Its astringency and characteristic bittersweet matcha flavour clear your head and make you feel refreshed.
How/when to enjoy it?
Feel free to enjoy it in a variety of ways, such as preparing it as usucha (thin matcha) or matcha latte, or pouring it over ice cream.
What to enjoy it with?
It helps to balance the sweetness of confections, so something rich like a baked cheesecake.
How do Ippodo staff enjoy it?
Make iced matcha latte by preparing it on the thick side with chilled water, and then adding cold milk.
StrengthLight/easy to drink Rich/satisfying
- 15 sec.
Preparing the usucha quickly is the secret to enjoying the full fragrance.
1 Sift 2g of matcha (1.5 heaped tea ladles or 1 level teaspoon)
2 Add 60ml of hot water (80°C)
3 Whisk vigorously for 15 seconds