Kan - 30g
Medium-bodied, Kan has a balanced character. Its plentiful sweetness and umami richness are paralleled by slight refreshing bitterness.
Koicha: 4g (2 tsp.)
Kan 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, Kan 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)
Koicha (thick matcha)
Customer ReviewsWrite a review
I am new to matcha, and decided to upgrade. This matcha is subtle and delicious, with a slight hint of brine that really fills the nose. I advise people to use a sift, since the matcha powder is a little clumpier than I'm used to. Would definitely order again after trying some other types.
I’ve been looking for a good quality matcha for a while now. I’ve been trying from different brands and I have to say, this is by far my favorite. I look forward to making my matcha every morning now!
While the Horai has a nice popcorn scent and richer taste, the Sansho is a little more light and savory. It makes a nice bowl of matcha that isn't overpowering, yet still enjoyable. I found its astringency to be less than the Horai, but lacking the sweetness as well. Nevertheless, I would choose this matcha between the two.
This is my second time ordering kan-no-shiro and it is the best matcha that I ever had. I will definitely be ordering this on a regular basis. And shipping is super fast, even during COV, where most shops significantly delay shipping, ippodo had my tea to me earlier than the estimated delivery date. That type of quality and efficiency has earned them a regular, loyal customer in me. I’m glad I found this places.