Hojicha Basic Roast "Kyo"

RM30.00 MYR

Hojicha Basic Roast "Kyo"

RM30.00 MYR
  • Description
  • Tea Brewing 101

 Our Hojicha "Kyo" is a Traditional Hojicha, with a sweet flavor and smoky aroma with none of the bitterness and caffeine usually associated with tea.

Our Hojicha Basic and Dark Roast has the same origins as the first Hojicha that came from the region of Kyoto during the 1920s, making it the 100th Anniversary (or close!) of Hojicha!

Taste: Sweet
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


    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