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Uejima Tea Farm: Naturally Grown Hojicha from Wazuka Village, Kyoto

Uejima Tea Farm: Naturally Grown Hojicha from Wazuka Village, Kyoto

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Hojicha from Wazuka Village, Kyoto

京都宇治和束茶 無農薬 ほうじ茶

50g | 20g 

From the village of Wazuka, tea farmer Uejima-san presents a hojicha roasted green tea made from a tea field in the mountains surrounding the village. This tea field has not seen the use of pesticides in 15 years, and Uejima-san roasts the leaf using a small-scale tea leaf roaster (Morita-style from the Morita Metalworks Factory) that uses a spinning metal barrel to ensure even roasting.

 

Steeping notes: 3g | 1min | 250ml | 90°C ( This is a guide only, adjust to taste )

 

  • Ingredients: Green tea
  • Region: Wazuka Village, Kyoto Prefecture

About the Farmer: Noriyasu Uejima is a tea master. In the 90+ year old tea tasting competition held in Kyoto, he is the only winner to ever achieve a perfect score. Cultivating and processing some of Kyoto's finest teas. He is the 5th generation master farmer carrying on a tradition that dates back to the mid-19th century. The Ritz Carlton Hotel of Kyoto features his teas in their lineup for their guests.

 

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Liam

I'd never had hojicha before buying this. It has a very nice aroma, good brewed as recommended or cold brewed over several hours.

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vidiya ratnayake
Green tea fam

I love green tea and this is one of the best I have had

Thank you for your review! We are so happy to hear you like it. It's one of our favourites also. Happy Sipping :)