How does it taste?

A rich, sweet, full-bodied taste that feels smooth and velvety on the tongue.

How/when to enjoy it?

When you want to relax, or serve something special to important guests.

What to enjoy it with?

Seasonal wagashi, like kinton or nerikiri.

How do Ippodo staff enjoy it?

Affogato-style, prepared as koicha (thick matcha) with a small amount of hot water, and then poured over vanilla ice cream.

  • Strength
    Light/easy to drink Rich/satisfying
  • Taste
    Bitter/sharp Sweet/umami
  • Fragrance
    Mild Fragrant/aromatic
How to Prepare

Basic usucha (matcha)

  •   2g
  •   60ml
  •   80℃
  •   15 sec.
基本の薄茶(抹茶)

1 Sift 2g of matcha (1.5 heaped tea ladles or 1 level teaspoon)

基本の薄茶(抹茶)

2 Add 60ml of hot water (80°C)

基本の薄茶(抹茶)

3 Whisk vigorously for 15 seconds

Preparing the usucha quickly is the secret to enjoying the full fragrance.

Basic koicha (matcha)

  •   4g
  •   30ml
  •   80℃
  •   15 sec.
基本の薄茶(濃茶)

1 Sift 4g of matcha (3 heaped tea ladles or 2 level teaspoons)

基本の薄茶(濃茶)

2 Add 30ml of hot water (80°C)

基本の薄茶(濃茶)

3 Mix slowly with a whisk for 15 seconds


Specs
  • Shoin-no-mukashi 20g Can
  • Size of Package : Dia.5.3 x H5.2 cm
  • Net Weight : 20 grams
  • Per Serving : 2 grams (usucha) 4 grams (koicha)
  • Ingredients : Green tea(Japan)
  • Shelf Life : 180 days
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