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Yamashiro Premium Charcoal Roasted Hojicha Tea – Made in Kyoto – 200 g
Yamashiro Premium Charcoal Roasted Hojicha Tea – Made in Kyoto – 200 g
Yamashiro Premium Charcoal Roasted Hojicha Tea – Made in Kyoto – 200 g

Yamashiro Premium Charcoal Roasted Hojicha Tea – Made in Kyoto – 200 g

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Roasted on premises by one of Kyoto’s leading artisanal suppliers of premium green teas, this Yamashiro hojicha is made from high quality tea leaves and features a refreshing umami taste and fragrant aroma. This is definitely a superior experience to the mass produced hojicha usually found outside of Japan.

Hojicha is unique in being made from tea leaves traditionally roasted in a porcelain pot over charcoal, rather than steamed as is the case with other green teas. The result is a relaxing, mild type of tea with much lower caffeine content, and a toasty, slightly caramel-like flavor, that is commonly served in Japan with an evening meal or to children. Hojicha is also delicious served cold, making it a great drink for the warm months.

*Please prepare in a teapot; placing this tea directly in a kettle will result in a significant loss of flavor.

Ingredient Origin: Kyoto Prefecture

Characteristics (on a scale of 1 - 5): Sweetness - 1; Umami - 4; Bitterness - 1; Aroma - 4

Contents: 200 g

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