Hojicha Natsu 夏

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Hojicha Natsu 夏

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  • Description
  • Tea Brewing 101

Hojicha Natsu is a tea made by roasting Summer harvest Sencha instead of the traditional Bancha leaves, it has smaller leaves but an intense savory flavor akin to firewood, with a lingering walnut after taste, perfect with heavy and/or oily meals

As is with other Hojicha, this tea has a very low amount of caffeine, making it a delicious anytime tea, even at night. 



Taste: Astringent
Body: Rich
Harvest: June
Processing: Lightly 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*

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