Signature Hojicha Dark Roast "Aka"

RM30.00 MYR

Signature Hojicha Dark Roast "Aka"

RM30.00 MYR
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  • Tea Brewing 101

Our Hojicha "Aka" is a Dark Roast that has a deep, smoky and slightly sweeter flavor with notes of vanilla and warm charcoal.

As a dark roast, it is almost entirely caffeine-free and perfect for drinking at any time of the day or night.

With the option for teabags, its the perfect choice for a tea-drinker on the go! 


Taste: Sweet & Smoky
Harvest: June
Origin: Kyoto
Processing: Steamed, Rolled, Dried, Roasted

 

Serving Recommendation:

Hot Brew: 
Tea: 3g or 1 tbsp                               Water: 150ml
Temperature: 80 C°                           Time  : 30-60 seconds

Re-steep 3 - 4x*

Cold Brew:
Tea: 10g or 3 tbsp                              Water: 1000ml
Temperature: Cold to Room temp      Time: At least 2 hours and up to 4 days in the fridge

 

*Tip:

1. Higher temperature for more astringency/bitterness, lower for more sweetness


Preparing Our Teas

Brewing tea can sometimes be a daunting task, especially if its your first time! Here's a temperature and steeping guide for the teas that we offer. 

 

 Method  Weight (grams) Water / Temperature Steeping time*  Re-steep? 
Hot Brew  2 grams
1-2 tsp
150ml / 90°C 30 - 60s 3 - 5x
 Cold Brew  10 grams
2-3 tbsp
1 Litre / Cold 8+ hours in Fridge 1 - 2x
Teabags 1 Teabag 150ml / 90°C 30 - 60s 3 - 5x

Hot brew teas are recommended as a warm accompaniment for a meal, or as a morning, afternoon, or even evening beverage as our teas contain a much lower amount of caffeine as compared to Coffee or even Matcha.

For convenience, Cold Brew teas are recommended as it can be made well in advance and it also draws out the natural sweetness of the teas without the bitterness normally associated with teas.

 *Adjust to taste, longer for stronger tea