Houjicha-Gold delivers a delightful and calming cup.
Highly aromatic but gentle to your stomach with a low amount of caffeine.
- Origin: Shizuoka
- Harvest: Between First and Second Harvests
- Species: Yabukita
The infusion brews an elegant roasted aroma, medium bodied, transparent and light "woodsy" brown liquid. Houjicha also makes a very refreshing iced tea.
Den's Preferred Brewing:
Water: 4oz boiled
Leaves: 2 grams or 1 heaping teaspoon
Steep: 30 sec
2nd Cup: Water boiled; Steep 15 sec
For a cup of Iced Tea: Put 50% more tea leaves into a teapot. Steep as directed for hot tea. Once you brew it, put ice into the cup to lock in the aroma.