Ippodo's Kyogoku-no-mukashi matcha was has the approachable, mellow character we recommend for first-time users. Rich with a subtle balance of umami and astringency, this Kyoto-made matcha pairs well with slightly sweet confections. Named by Jimyosai-sosho XIV, the great grand master of the Ura-Senke family of tea masters. 


  • Tin measures 2" diameter and 2" tall. 
  • Contains 20 grams of matcha.
  • Use 2 grams per serving when preparing usucha matcha, and 4 grams for koicha matcha.
  • Shelf life is 180 days. 

Ippodo Tea is a family-run Japanese tea company founded in 1717 in the heart of Kyoto. For generations, they have upheld a tradition of aromatic, well-balanced teas by carefully selecting, blending, and crafting each of their 40+ blends.