Shiraore Kuki Hojicha

Japanese green tea
A roasted stems green tea with toasted cereal notes. Perfect in the evening.
100 g pouch
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  • Infusion Time 2'

  • Quantity 6g / 30cl

  • Temperature of infusion 90°C - 195°F

  • Time of the day All day long


Shiraore Kuki Hojicha is a traditional Japanese roasted green tea. It is produced from the tea plant stems that are harvested to make shaded tea: this is the highest quality Kukicha. Its unconventional manufacturing method involves roasting the tea in a similar way to the Bancha Hojicha (Hojicha means "roasted green tea").

It is a perfect evening tea, as the stems only contain traces of caffeine and the roasting method removes what little there is.

This tea made from stems, with its smooth texture and sweet notes of cooked fruit and toasted grain, is a perfect way to ease into bedtime.

Suggestion of preparation

With the tasting set: 2 minutes in water heated to 90°C.

To prepare iced tea:

Steep 16g in 1L of water at room temperature 45min. Remove the tea leaves and refrigerate.

Tea and dishes message

This tea pairs perfectly with poultry.
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