Hojicha is a roasted Japanese green tea. Kuki means that the tea is produced of the stems, which adds richness to the taste. This Hojicha is produced in Kyoto, which is where this tea variant is believed to originate from. Note that Hojicha does not look or taste like other green teas, the tea has a rich roasted, smoky flavor without bitterness.
Hojicha is a popular meal drink as the taste is not subtle and the taste can suit well with many dishes.
Roasted taste in balance, smoky hint.
Brown flat short stems.
- 4 g tea at 90 °C water, 30 sec.
Pour out the last drop between
Second steeping 90 °C, 40 seconds.
Third steeping 90 °C, 40 seconds.