This Japanese Kuki Hojicha from AVANTCHA, with charcoal roasted stems produce a warming cup with notes of toasted pecan nuts.
Stems from naturally farmed tencha leaves in Shizuoka and Kagoshima are hand roasted in a porcelain pot over charcoal. Tencha leaves are grown up to 3 months in the shade and the material is used to produce ceremonial grade matcha. After the steaming process, the twigs are removed and roasted. The brewed tea is distinctive nutty and sweet and has a low caffeine level. An expressive and robust flavour, it pairs well with both savory and sweet dishes.
Ingredients: Roasted green tea
50g Loose leaf tea
Steep time: 3-4min
Water temperature: 80 degrees celsius
"AVANTCHA is driven by a desire to marry traditional tea culture with modern sophistication. Through sourcing the highest quality, naturally farmed teas and botanicals and presenting them in unique contemporary packaging, AVANTCHA is modernising the way tea is experienced and understood. AVANTCHA is on a mission for people to rediscover the true taste of tea and explore its emotive meaning beyond a simple refreshment."
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