Zairai Heirloom Hand Roasted Houjicha - 50g

Zairai Heirloom Hand Roasted Houjicha - 50g

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This exciting houjicha is hand roasted by master potter Yoshiyuki Shimizu at his studio in Dosenbo on the border of Uji and Nara in western Japan. This tea is made from the non clonal Zairai strain. Grown from seed, Zairai contains a variety of genetic material meaning batch to batch variance is common which makes for an exciting and rewarding brew. Oncredibly aromtic with a powerful mouthfeel, this Houjicha represents something brand new in our catalog. An artisan and hand crafted tea of the highest order.

Tasting Notes: Spice / Balanced Savory Tang / Roasted Barley

Tea Origin: Dosenbo, Uji, Japan

Packaging: 50g Bag

Brewing 4g Leaf / 150ml Water (200°F) / 1 Minute

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