Imperial Tea Garden

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  • Hojicha is produced using 3rd flush Bancha style leaf known as Sanbancha.  The plucked leaves are steamed and dried similar to Sencha green tea.  However, the leaves are dry roasted over low heat which imparts a sweet and unique taste and fresh aroma of the finished tea.


  • Origin:  Zhejiang Province, China

    Grade:  Uji - Made to Japanese specifications

    Altitude: 800 - 1500 feet above sea level

    Manufacture Type:  Non fermented. Traditional small batch

    Characteristics:  Roasted green tea with full bodied character and cinnamon-like toast notes.

  • Hot Tea Brewing Recommendations:
    AMOUNT TO USE: Put 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose tea for each 7-9 oz/200-260 ml of water in the teapot. Pour freshly boiled water over tea.

    BREWING RECOMMENDATIONS: Steep 1-2 minutes. Milk and sugar are not recommended.

    Iced Tea Preparation Recommendations:
    AMOUNT TO USE: To make 1 L/1 QT, put 6 slightly heaping teaspoons of loose tea into a teapot. Pour 1¼ cups/315ml of boiling water over tea.

    BREWING RECOMMENDATIONS: Steep 5 minutes. Fill a serving pitcher 1/4 full with cold water. Pour tea into serving pitcher.
  • Caffeine Level ~ LOW


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