A feisty, gorgeous matcha that's ready to slap you with its attitude.
Racy. Fantastic color, heady aromas, intense "matcha" taste (think strong green tea ice cream), faint twinges of bitterness (which gives it its sass).
Plenty of umami and natural sweetness means it pairs beautifully with food, especially sweets. Makes the world's best matcha salt.
If Breakaway Blend 100 is a great Burgundy along the lines of Romanee-Conti, and Breakaway Blends 99 and 97 are coveted, cult Napa cabernets, Breakaway Blend 94 is more like a "vintner's reserve" from a top producer: a beautiful epicurean experience and phenomenal value that soars above similarly priced matcha. Has verve and power, like a zen wake-up stick.
From Tawara, Uji, Kyoto Prefecture.
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The color is a bright intense green but the aroma is a wonderful roasted nutty one. The taste? Creamy, sweet, floral. Then came the doubt about ever being able to go back to any other matcha ... I am now spoiled for life.
I am new to matcha so ordered a sample of 4 different blends. this was by far my favorite. Smooth flavor without bitterness.
This is what I ordered for my daily morning matcha. It has a fresh flavor and a vibrant green color. Great alone or with a tiny hit of coconut cream.
In my journey into matcha tea, I've tried a handful of Breakaway Matcha's blends and along with the 95 blend, find this one to be exceptionally pleasing. I had to sip it alongside another matcha I had to see what they meant by "slap you in the face". It has a lingering almost puckery taste. I like it. I was apprehensive at first because I thought perhaps it would be overpowering, but it's quite pleasant. I'd enjoy purchasing this again.
I have yet to meet a Breakaway Matcha tea that I didn't absolutely love, but the 94 is definitely a must-have for me. Especially if you haven't yet tried Breakaway and feel that the price is too high, start here. You'll immediately see, feel, taste the difference compared to other matcha out there.
The Blend 94 is freakishly great. I have been drinking all types of ceremonial matcha for about 3 years. Since trying Breakaways hyperpremium matcha, I have not drank any kind of ceremonial matcha. If you are going to consume any type of matcha, try any of breakaways blends. It's that simple. It's the best matcha on earth.
I've tried many different matcha and for the price this has been one of the best. I enjoy a cup almost every morning
I've tried blend 93 and 94 so far. Blend 94 is of top quality like blend 93, and true to the description, it does have some bitterness. It is pleasant; I liken it to a dash of bitters in a cocktail, for example. It's well-balanced. That being said, bitter isn't my favorite of tastes, so I usually reserve this matcha for after dinner as a digestif. Still giving it 5 stars because this is just what I expected. Beautiful colour and the taste does linger for a minute or two after sipping.
Incredible matcha! I've tried all the matcha from Breakaway and I like this one for a daily drinker. Full deep flavor without any bitterness at an affordable price. I feel very lifted after a bowl of the 94. Recommend this to anyone. Try them all!