PURE MATCHA

Green Tea

An exceptional tea experience, offering the healthful joy of spring-harvested, shade-grown, stone-ground green tea.

USDA Organic

Tasting Notes

Flavor: A smooth, creamy, rich kick of pure matcha
Aroma: Earthy, verdant & lush
Color: Deep green with water, light green with milk
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Pure Matcha
Pure Matcha

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Pure Matcha

About Pure Matcha

Tea Type : Green Tea

Tea Forté’s Pure Matcha is an exceptional tea experience, offering the healthful joy of spring-harvested, shade-grown, stone-ground green tea. Its enlivening, earthy flavor comes as a surprise to those who are experiencing matcha for the first time, and its smooth richness is pleasing and familiar to those who love the ancient green powdered tea.

Stronger when prepared with water and more mellow when prepared with frothed milk, this matcha is not a blend, but rather, a single-ingredient offering. Its distinct flavor opens with the unmistakable lushness matcha is known for and rounds off into a vibrant green note as it swirls across the tongue. Because matcha powder is made using the entire green tea leaf, it carries a host of health benefits.

Matcha dates back to the Tang Dynasty in China, when it was dried into bricks from which people could break off small pieces and stir them into hot water for an invigorating natural beverage. In the 12th century, the father of Zen Buddhism introduced the concept of matcha to Japan, and it was incorporated into traditional Japanese matcha ceremonies over the centuries to come. Today, matcha is enjoyed around the world, due in part to its distinctive green color and in part to its status as a superfood, packed with antioxidants.

Pure Matcha may be prepared in a variety of ways. It may be served hot or cold, mixed with water or frothed milk. True tea enthusiasts may wish to prepare the ancient drink using our Ceremonial Bowl Set which comes with a traditional bowl, whisk, and ladle.

Read more about Matcha Tea:
  • Introduction to Matcha Tea
  • How to prepare matcha
  • What is a Matcha Ceremony?
  • Why Matcha is the Perfect Kitchen Ingredient
  • Steeping instructions

    For hot matcha, blend one Single Steeps Matcha into 3.5 ounces of near-boiling water. Mix thoroughly until rich and foamy. For best results, use a traditional bamboo whisk or frother.

    For a matcha latté, blend one Single Steeps Matcha into 3.5 ounces of warm milk. Thoroughly mix with frother until tea becomes rich and foamy.

    For iced matcha, blend one Single Steeps Matcha into 3.5 ounces of cool water. Mix thoroughly and add ice. For best results, use a traditional bamboo whisk or frother.

    Tasting Notes

    Flavor: A smooth, creamy, rich kick of pure matcha
    Aroma: Earthy, verdant & lush
    Color: Deep green with water, light green with milk

    Ingredients

    • Green tea powder

    Caffeine Content (Mg)

    0 1-10 11-20 21-30 31-40 41+
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    1. Deborah F.
      5

      Smooth and Creamy

      I had bought the Matcha Sampler, which was great for tasting all the different flavors available, and to my surprise, I found that I liked the original, classic matcha very much. Previously, every time I had matcha it was bitter, but Tea Forte's matcha is very smooth and creamy, if you use the right amount and froth it well. Too much powder gets clumpy and a little bitter, so don't use the same teaspoon amount you would for, say, loose tea leaves. I am thinking of buying the proper whisk and tea ladle to get it right every time. I bought the Yunomi tea cups and measure out oat milk in them to warm up and then add the Pure Matcha powder to whip it up into a latte. I love the ritual of drinking it from these Japanese glass cups. It's my afternoon pick-me-up with just the right amount of caffeine boost too.

      06/27/20 | New York, NY
    2. Victoria W.
      5

      Keeping it fresh and tasty

      I love the ziplock pouch because it stores the matcha so it is fresh for each use. This matcha has a smooth soft palette of flavor with no bitterness. I first made an iced matcha and it was frothy and refreshing. I also like using it to make Green tea ice cream.

      06/27/20 | Coarsegold, CA
    3. Kyong Y.
      Verified Buyer
      1

      Doesn’t dissolve completely

      Flavor is ok, not anywhere near the strength that I am use to when I buy matcha in Japan. The main problem with this is that the matcha does not dissolve, no matter how much I whisk it. In fact, two bristles has broken off from my matcha whisk while trying to dissolve the powder. I hate sipping tea and all of a sudden, I get little beads of matcha in the mouth. Not pleasant at all.

      05/21/20 | Burlingame, CA
    4. MANUEL M.
      Verified Buyer
      3

      Matcha Tea

      Disappointed there was little tea in the canister for the price.....

      03/28/20 | WINDSOR, CO
    5. MANUEL M.
      Verified Buyer
      3

      Matcha Tea

      Disappointed there was little tea in the canister for the price.....

      03/28/20 | WINDSOR, CO
    6. EllenMarie B.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Pure Match tea is Beyond Wonderful

      02/25/20 | Scottsdale, AZ
    7. EllenMarie B.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Pure Match tea is Beyond Wonderful

      02/25/20 | Scottsdale, AZ
    8. EllenMarie B.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Pure Match tea is Beyond Wonderful

      02/25/20 | Scottsdale, AZ
    9. Alanna S.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Delicious

      This matcha is delicious! It makes a perfect matcha latte!

      02/25/20 | North Reading, MA
    10. Alanna S.
      Verified Buyer
      5

      Delicious

      This matcha is delicious! It makes a perfect matcha latte!

      02/25/20 | North Reading, MA
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