Japanese Bancha Houghi Cha

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Brewing instructions

Brew with water at 75 to 80 degrees and brew for 2 to 3 minutes, be careful not to over infuse

Brewing instructions

Japanese Bancha Houghi Cha

This tea is also refereed to as 'Hojicha', it is a high quality Bancha that has been toasted to give a brown loose leaf finished. This idea came from a Tea Merchant in the 1920's when he had surplus tea stock which he did not want to waste. This is a very sweet delicate tea with no astringency.

Type of Tea- Loose Green Tea.

Origin- Japan

Brewing Guide- Brew with water at 75-80 degrees and infuse for 1-2 minutes.

How to Serve- Best served as it is.

Tasting Notes- Smooth nutty aroma and biscuity, caramel notes.

Colour in Cup- Pale yellow liquor.

Pack sizes available- 50g, 125g, 250g, 500g, 1 Kilo. We pack everything fresh to order, nothing is off the shelf ! We pack all our teas in a unique material which combines card and foil, regarded as the best for retaining freshness and quality.

Storage- Airtight container away from strong smells and direct sunlight.

Health Benefits- The health benefits of green tea are almost endless, being loaded with nutrients and antioxidants. The benefits of this tea are that it still has all the goodness of a green tea but it doesn't have the astringent flavour, it is also lower in caffeine then most Chinese green teas.

Advice on tea you might like- Japanese Sencha Genmai Cha or Japanese Bancha Green Tea

Additional info
  • Type
    Green Tea
  • Health Points
    Health Points
    Anti Oxidants, Digestive, Hydration, Refreshing, Weight Loss
  • Caffeine Level
    Caffeine Level
  • Options
    Loose Tea
  • Time of Day
    Time of Day
    Afternoon, Evening
  • Country