How to Brew Matcha

How to prepare organic ceremonial grade matcha

If you haven’t tried a good organic matcha, then you’re missing out on a uniquely smooth and flavorful tea experience. Plus, matcha is high in antioxidants, making it a healthy beverage. Here’s how to make yours at home:

What you’ll need:

Instructions:

  1. Bring water to 160F – 180F. Preheat your matcha bowl by swishing in hot water. Dump this water.
  2. Hold matcha strainer over matcha bowl. Using a matcha spoon, or teaspoon, dispense 1tsp matcha over matcha strainer. Sift the matcha through the strainer to remove clumps.
  3. Pour hot water over matcha in matcha bowl. Whisk vigorously with matcha whisk.
  4. Serve immediately. Swirl finished matcha beverage on occasion to prevent settling. Consider adding milk and sugar if you’re looking for something light and sweet.

How to prepare iced matcha

  1. Prepare matcha using instructions above
  2. Add sweetener, if desired
  3. Add milk to taste
  4. Add ice to chill
  5. Optional: Place in blender for a smoothie texture!
  6. Enjoy!

Advice

More than most teas, you can tell quality by taste. Avoid lower grade matchas, they just don’t taste the same. That’s why we stock a ceremonial grade matcha.

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