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Seiun - 40g
Rich & Replenishing

Seiun - 40g

Expected back in stock by Friday, February 12

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Seiun places firmly in our rich category. Its lingering finish and full umami character make it a wise choice for fans of a reflective, satisfying matcha teatime.

Specifications

Best before
Best before180 days
The best before date is 180 days days from when the tea is packaged in Japan.
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Serving sizeUsucha: 2g (1 tsp.)
Koicha: 4g (2 tsp.)
size
Size 2.1" x 2.1" x 2.6"
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Net weight1.4 oz (40g)

Taste notes

Seiun is a fine choice for those who enjoy matcha with plentiful umami and sweetness, balanced by a little astringency. It has a medium body, with a round aftertaste and a pleasantly sweet aroma. As koicha, this matcha’s nuances are much more prominent, and you can fully appreciate its balance of umami, astringency, and fragrance. As usucha, Seiun is good option for everyday teatime, served straight and with cookies, cakes, or other sweets. In a matcha latte, its mild astringency pairs well with the milk, producing a softer drink with more umami than our lighter blends.

How to prepare

Usucha (thin matcha)
1. Sift Matcha
leaf 2g (0.07oz)
1.5 heaping tea ladles or 1 level teaspoons
2. Add hot water
temp 80°C (176°F)
drop 60 ml (2 oz)
First pour water into teacup to cool it to 80°C, then pour into tea bowl.
3. Whisk
clock 15 sec
Whisk vigorously 15 seconds, making an "M" shape.
Koicha (thick matcha)
1. Sift Matcha
leaf 4g (0.14oz)
3 heaping tea ladles or 2 level teaspoons
2. Add hot water
temp 80°C (176°F)
drop 30 ml (1 oz)
Cool boiling water in teacup, then pour into bowl, just covering matcha powder.
3. Whisk
clock 15 sec
Mix slowly for 15 seconds moving back and forth.

Customer Reviews

Based on 13 reviews
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L
L.T.
Ippodo Matcha

So happy to be able to acquire this great matcha in New York. A joy.

A
Anonymous

Amazing

N
N.A.
I’m addicted!

I’ve tried a few different kinds and this is my absolute favorite- very smooth, good strong matcha flavor, no bitterness.

M
M.O.
Amazing

So smooth and great balance of flavor

G
G.C.
Amazingly smooth

This product exceeded my expectations! Ceremonial grade matcha is the way to go. No bitterness, very rejuvenating!