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Roasted Twig, Hojicha - Green Tea

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Green Tea
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Green Tea, Green Tea Leaves, Premium Green Teas, Select Green Teas
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Caffeine
Low
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From Tribute Tea Company

Hojicha was popularized in Kyoto in the 1920’s. Unlike traditional Japanese greens, which are steamed, Hojicha is roasted in a porcelain pot over charcoal. Most leaves of this variety are derived from a standard bancha tea, but this special variety is actually a roasted Kukicha twig. The result is a toasty, woodsy aroma and notes of caramelized sugar…

Notes: caramel, charcoal, maple

Infusion: 180ºF / 82ºC for 30 seconds

Origin: Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan

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