Hojicha's savory and smooth, toasted grain flavor comes from roasting green tea and rice.
Tea Type or Tisane | Flavors: Green+ | wild rice, sticky rice, brothy, velvety-smooth
Tea Tips: A breakfast tea. Roasting lowers the caffeine. Drink before bed.
Ingredients: Roasted Japanese green tea, mochi rice
How to Steep: 1.5 tsp, 8 oz water, 185–205°F, 3–5 min
Fun Fact: During World War II, the Japanese roasted green tea to lengthen its shelf life. Hojicha Genmai is called "popcorn tea" because when heated, some of the rice grains pop.
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