These freshly picked tea leaves get slowly roasted, shortening their oxidation time. Its minimal tannic sharpness makes this smooth amber tea especially enjoyable for Oolong lovers. As a roasted green tea, Houjicha has a soothing earthy and smoky aroma.
Camellia sinensis sinensis
BREWED COLOR AND TIME:
Amber to brown - Steep tea for 1 to 2 minutes in simmering water (175ºF).
Houjicha Green Tea