Aroma when Dry: Bright, nutty
After water is first poured: Warm, bright, nutty, faint grass
At end of steep: sweet, buttery, nutty
At end of steep: light mossy green
Staple? Type yes, prefer loose, will look into if brand carries this type in loose leaf.
Time of day preferred: Any, daily go– to tea.
first notes: creamy, nutty, buttery, roasty with minor hint of grassyness
As it cools? Notes mellow out slightly, tea stays roasty and buttery, sweetens (eastern) a bit
Additives used (milk, honey, sugar etc)? No
Lingers? Yes, notes blend slightly, but all linger with character.
Hojicha - Roasted Green Tea
Organic, new leaves that grow back after the first spring harvest are picked and cured in the traditional manner then slowly, roasted in gas fired iron rotating ovens. Roasting changes the character and flavor. Delicious in any season, hot or cold. Convenient, easy to use, Earth friendly tea bags. Contains 67% less caffeine than brewed coffee.