Horai - 20g
Our recommendation for people new to our matcha, Horai is a more light-hearted, smooth tea in the rich category. Its sweetness and umami are accompanied by a hint of bitterness.
We recommend Horai for your first taste of Ippodo matcha, as it is a smooth blend with umami and just a hint of astringency. Try this matcha as koicha to experience the full depth and nuances of its character. As usucha, Horai is an accessible tea to serve to beginners and connoisseurs alike at teatime. For matcha lattes, we usually recommend a medium-to-light category matcha with more astringency, but some will choose Horai, for its bright color, umami, and soft astringency.
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This is a well balanced matcha perfect for a daily iced matcha...or two. A definite staple in my rotation
This is a great matcha to get started or if you have never had matcha. Smooth but also bright and citrusy. Easily dissolves in water (after sifting) and makes for a great cup of matcha :)
This is hands down some of the best matcha I’ve had. If you like Sayaka, I’d recommend Ummon next.
I’ve been searching for a high quality matcha that I could trust. I saw an influencer on Instagram who recommended Ippodotea matcha and I decided to try it. Definitely not disappointed, it is excellent! I purchased it to make matcha lattes and it is the perfect amount of sweet, a very smooth texture and a beautiful color. A perfect matcha for a consumer new to the matcha scene. Can’t wait to try more intense grades of matcha!