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Denise's Fine Tea

Japan Hojicha Roasted Green Tea - green tea

Japan Hojicha Roasted Green Tea - green tea

Regular price $15.00 USD
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Origin: Japan
Antioxidant Level: high
Caffeine Level: low

INFUSION: pale green yellow

CUP CHARACTERISTICS: roasted green tea with full-bodied character and cinnamon-like toast notes.

STORY: Like many of the world's great teas, Hojicha was discovered through a process of curiosity and innovation. During the 1920s, a tea master living in Kyoto Japan discovered the method for producing the tea using common materials he found around the house. Rather than steam a batch of freshly plucked leaf - the traditional method of Japanese style green tea production - the master decided he would roast it in a porcelain pot over burning charcoal. The result, as history would attest, was delicious.
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