Houjicha – Roasted green tea – 50 g
Houjicha is a Japanese reddish-brown roasted green tea. It distinctives itself from other Japanese green teas, because after the steaming process the tea leaves and stems get roasted in a heated porcelain pot. The tea is been heated at a high temperature, altering the leaf color tints from green to reddish-brown. Because of its mildness and small amount of caffeine, Houjicha is a popular tea to serve during the evening meal or afterwards.
The tasting notes of this roasted tea are nutty, malty and mild.