The Tao of Tea, 100% Organic Japanese Powdered Matcha Green Tea, Liquid Jade, 3 oz (85 g)
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Delightful taste and so healthy
3 people found the following review helpful
Posted by Reviewer2117336 on Feb 03, 2015
I love this tea as it is made with great care and this is reflected in it's taste. I am not usually a tea drinker but this matcha has changed my mind. The taste is wonderfully smooth and rich. I recommend it to everyone.
IMPORTANT: To those who have found it bitter it is so because of the way in which you prepared it. You overheated it. It is not meant to be steeped in boiling water like ordinary teas.
This tea is far from ordinary in taste, presentation and history. It is the tea used for the Japanese Tea Ceremony and also Samurai Warriors used to drink it just before going into battle.
This teas does the Tao honor. Not only enjoy the time honored taste, the health benefits but also the ritual in preparing a cup for yourself or someone special to you.
The price may seem quite high but considering all the care in making this tea it is worth every penny. My respect to those who grow and make this special matcha. One can not put a price on such an over all experience, health benefits and delicious taste of this rich in heritage tea.
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Posted by Reviewer1150680 on Sep 24, 2011
Before this I had had Matcha produced by one other brand which also sold organic Matcha tea but this came from China. The teas feel pretty similar but The Tao of Tea one tastes perhaps slightly better meaning a gentler and not so bitter taste. Obviously, you&amp;#39;re not going to like Matcha if you&amp;#39;re expecting the usual teabag taste experience here since this is much stronger stuff. The Matcha made by The Tao of Tea is also a bit more affordable for me so the choice was clear. The packaging is also better with a sealable bag that doesn&amp;#39;t spread the tea everywhere. I don&amp;#39;t think I ever found a recommended serving size but I&amp;#39;m using a teaspoonful/cup.
I&amp;#39;m not giving this five stars because I&amp;#39;m not that well-versed in analyzing qualities of Matcha tea but I have no complaints, though obviously the price could be even more affordable in my eyes, but as I understand it&amp;#39;s a highly demanded product in Japan and there isn&amp;#39;t always that much to sell abroad cheaply.
not that high quality
Posted by Reviewer1824368 on Jan 25, 2013
I love match tea and have tried several brands over time. I think it is great that this is organic and also a good price compared to other brands; however, you get what you pay for since this is not the best quality matcha out there. In addition, when I received mine the plastic bag was open and the powder was all over the inside can. I wish packaging would be better too.
Strong flavor, easy to dissolve, might disturbe slightly an empty stomach
5 people found the following review helpful
Posted by Reviewer1399950 on May 28, 2012
Strong flavor of grass. I add some honey into it, and it tastes much better. It may cause a slight disturbance to an empty stomach. It seems promising as far as the skin tone improvement is concerned. I dissolved the powder successfully by stirring it with the small thin brush, I bought to clean baby bottles. You can find it much easier than the bamboo whisk, in any babies’ store. Of course I use a different brush for the baby bottle..
2 people found the following review helpful
Posted by Reviewer2941841 on Dec 02, 2011
Very expensive but worth the cost. The quality is great (high quality) and the tightly sealed can is a bonus for maitaining freshness.
Would purchase again.