How can I get rid of matcha clumps?
We understand that sipping clumps of matcha isn't ideal - we, too, prefer a smooth, clump-free cup. The best way to avoid clumps is to sift your matcha through a stainless steel tea strainer or sieve.
It's a super easy step that only takes a few seconds. Simply place the stainless steel strainer over your cup or tea bowl and use a tea scoop (or spoon) to gently sift the matcha.
I'm sifting but there are still large clumps of matcha in my drink...
Don't worry, we're here for you! If you are sifting your matcha and still finding that large clumps of matcha make it into your drink we recommend making a matcha shot that you would then pour into your drink of choice.
Crafting a matcha shot (one serving of matcha and 2 oz of warm water) is a helpful method to ensure that large clumps are broken down evenly. A mistake we often see is when a serving of matcha is placed into 6-8 ounces of liquid, then blended. Blending matcha into a smaller amount water (or milk), then pouring into your drink will almost always ensure a smooth, clump-free experience.
Where can I get a stainless steel sifter?