Morita Tea Garden #05: 2021 "Kyoka" Hojicha Roasted Green Tea from Sayama 京香

Size: 10g / 0.7 oz / 2021

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The roasting of green tea leaves, hojicha, produces a light, refreshing tea with a wonderful aroma. We do a strong roast the tea leaves, in the Kyoto style, which tends to remove the astringency and strengthen the aroma.

Flavor notes

  • Aroma ☆☆☆☆☆
  • Astringency ☆☆
  • Sweetness ☆☆☆

Steeping recommendation

  • Yunomi - Tea: 5 grams. Time: 60 seconds. Water: 90C/195F, 200 ml.
  • Morita Tea Garden - Tea: 6-8 grams. Time: 10 - 30 seconds. Water: 90-100C/ 195 - 212F

About the Morita Family

The Morita family are 10th generation tea farmers, and the eldest son (pictured above) has just decided to become the 11th generation.

Located in the Sayama region of Saitama Prefecture, the Morita family was affected by the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant failure in March, 2011. While their tea is tested to be radiation free (test results available), Sayama-cha is being avoided by vendors. We hope to help out the Morita family by connecting them with tea lovers around the world.

On behalf of the Morita family, we greatly appreciate your understanding and trust that the tea provided here is tested and found to be completely safe.

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