Organic Houjicha

Tea type
Green Tea
Ingredients
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Flavors
Baked Bread, Bark, Burnt Sugar, Caramel, Cinnamon
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205 °F / 96 °C 3 min, 0 sec 41 oz / 1212 ml

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Our Organic Houjicha is a made from roasted organic Bancha. Besides being organic, Houjicha contains the lowest level of caffeine of any Japanese Green Tea.

Origin: Uji, Kyoto
Harvest: Between 2009 First and Second Harvests
Species: Yabukita

Tasting Profile:
It has an earthy soil aroma and a relaxing taste.

Den’s Preferred Brewing:
Water: 4oz boiled
Leaves: 2 grams or 1 heaping teaspoon
Steep: 30 sec
2nd Cup: Water boiled; Steep 15 sec

For a cup of Iced Tea: Put 50% more tea leaves into a teapot. Steep as directed for hot tea. Once you brew it, put ice into the cup to lock in the aroma.

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The weather is cold & foggy today and since I’m still feeling kinda oooky, I decided I really wanted some of this. With the sweet, roasted chestnutty type of flavor, it’s like comfort tea for yours truly. Enjoying this now with a bowl of split pea soup.

See previous notes for more info. :)

Preparation
Boiling 3 min, 0 sec
ScottTeaMan

<3 Houjicha…….feel better!

TeaBrat

Thanks Scott! I went to the Dr. today, should be on the mend soon.

Fjellrev

Hope you’re feeling better now! Mmm, Houjicha is like comfort food in a cup.

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280 tasting notes

This is delicious! Got it from a local cafe.
It has a creamy note, in addition to the sweet roasted flavors of a normal houjicha.
I would put it at just slightly better than Den’s regular “Houjicha Gold” , however, since I got this from a cafe, I don’t get to try multiple infusions or smell the loose leaf and get a real feeling for the tea, so I’m going to rate it the same.

oOTeaOo sent me a teabag version of this same stuff, and that, too was excellent.

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One of my “go-to” teas. Tried many other Houjicha’s and this is the best! Smoky and subtle nice full flavor – does well on second brew.

Flavors: Baked Bread, Bark, Burnt Sugar, Caramel, Cinnamon

Preparation
175 °F / 79 °C 4 min, 0 sec 2 tsp 50 OZ / 1478 ML

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