Although it might look like a black tea, this is actually a green tea that undergoes high-temperature roasting. This results in lower tannin and caffeine content.
The taste is nutty and roasted with minimal grassiness and astringency.
Brewing InstructionsHot Brew: 1-2 g of Hojicha brewed in 300ml at 70-90°C for 2-3minCold Brew: 5-7 g of Hojicha brewed in 1 l cold water for 3-4 hours
Cultivar: YabukitaOrigin: Shizuoka Prefecture, JapanHarvest: First flushElevation: 400-500mProcessing: Steamed, rolled, dried, roastedCertificate: JAS Certified