Ha, buckwheat tea. It tastes like buckwheat. Where are the noodles and onions? Maybe I will make some for dinner tomorrow night.
“Roasted toasty rice flavor. Nutty and interesting. This tea was polarizing with my guests though and people either loved it or hated it. ” Read full tasting note
“Lovely, nutty goodness. My fav from that month's shipment. Easy to oversteep though.” Read full tasting note
“Backlog: This reminds me a lot of drinking the toasted rice part of Genmaicha. It's got that yummy roasty-toasty flavor of the genmaicha toasted rice, but it has a tasty malty note to it too. ...” Read full tasting note
“I love the nutty flavor, in addition to the smoky taste accompanied with the deep roast. It was a great tasting tea and great for sipping in the afternoon. One of My favorites from last month.” Read full tasting note
Soba cha (roasted buckwheat berries) is a caffeine free tisane drank in noodle shops in Japan. With an intoxicating aroma and slightly sweet, nutty brew, this is sure to become a favorite. GLUTEN FREE!
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I am not entirely sure I can give a perfect review of this, as my brewing resources are rather low-tech (kettle, electric stove, mug). Amount is what is in the select package. I am sure my technique is poor.
Smells richly of a light coffee. Was not strong, but that is not a bad thing. To simplify the flavor profile, it tasted like a watered down coffee with nutty notes. It really did taste like a roasted grain/rice tea. I enjoy it, and think it would go well with a soup or rice dish or as a mild evening tea.