Japanese Bancha Houghi Cha

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Japanese Bancha Houghi Cha
Japanese Bancha Houghi Cha Japanese Bancha Houghi Cha Japanese Bancha Houghi Cha Japanese Bancha Houghi Cha

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
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