Hojicha tea $15
Hojicha (Japanese for “roast tea”) is a style of green tea. The leaves are heavily roasted at harvest, instead of steamed like sencha. The roasting temperature is much higher than with other Asian teas, turning the leaves brown, while also reducing astringency and caffeine content.
The long roasting process imparts rich, nutty, earthy flavors with hints of barley and smoke. When brewed, hojicha gives off a heady roasted aroma, similar to...