An exceptional tea experience, offering the healthful joy of spring-harvested, shade-grown, stone-ground green tea.
I know. Corny headline, but it is so true. I start every morning with a sublime cup of matcha deliciousness. It's replaced my coffee ritual as it provides the same powerful energy but doesn't cause jitteriness. It's perfect and I love it so much that I'll never go back to drinking coffee.
Matcha is green tea you say...yes this matcha has the bitterness of a green tea steeped to long or in too hot a water. Though it's fine for adding to smoothies or drinking cold, this matcha is not top notch for sipping. Granted, it is affordable, but for the brightness and smoothness of an excellent matcha, you'll have to go elsewhere.
I have gone through many various pursuits for top quality Matcha. I have had to stop drinking coffee for allergy reasons (mold toxins found in coffee beans), and though that loss has been hard, discovering Matcha has been wonderful! Ceremonial grade is what I have discovered to be the best over culinary grade (bitter). Tea Forte's Pure Matcha had me at first latte sip!!!! Talk about WOW and happy dance! So much so, I got the other matcha canisters but face it 1 oz won't cut it for everyday enjoyment. I have to keep this stash stocked! You know its good when you worry you are running out! LOL I love the 4 oz pouch because honestly its my new "coffee" and I LOVE IT! Trying out different recipes to find the perfect cup...I am a self proclaimed coffee connoisseur (don't judge me) as I have traveled the world in pursuit of its best coffee, I have since given that up and have begun to really enjoy all the benefits of a quality Japanese Matcha. I still drink coffee occasionally because I just love a good cup. I digress. Try the Pure Matcha! If you like almond milk, I have found that Trader Joe's unsweetened vanilla almond milk with this matcha and your sugar free sweetener of choice (and for decadence if you like Starbucks sugar free vanilla) makes a heavenly party in your cup on ice or hot. An outrageously delicious cup! So good. BUY IT. TRY IT! It's worth it! I'm not paid to give this review but when you invest a lot of time trying to find the best quality, the reviews matter. Sure its my opinion, but when you spend $30 on a 2oz or less matcha that tastes like bitter dirt, you get upset. This Pure Matcha and their spicy Chai matcha is bomb.com. Better than anything I have found on Amazon and local health stores in terms of taste and quality and more importantly PURITY. Tea Forte is amazing. Period. Enjoy!