Genmai Hojicha

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Most tea drinkers are familiar with Genmaicha which is roasted brown rice that is mixed with green tea, but this unique tea is roasted green tea mixed with roasted brown rice bringing out the smokiness even more. If you are a fan of Hojicha and a fan of Genmaicha, this one is a must try by the Hori family.

Packaging size: 50g (about 10 servings with multiple steepings per serving) Steeping recommendation on the back label of the bag.


Tasting Notes
toasted sesame, smoky, seaweed
Steeping Recommendation
Tea: 5g (1.5 tbsp)
Water: 200 ml, 194F
Time: 1-2 minutes
re-steep 1-2 more times, if desired
This batch was harvested in the Spring of 2021

Kiroku Tea Garden is a 4th generation women-owned tea farm in Wazuka, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. A total of 26 tea fields are lovingly tended by Megumi Hori, her sister Hiroe, and their mother Yoko. After Megumi’s father passed away several years ago, Megumi returned to Wazuka to help her mother continue the near-century-long family legacy. 

The Hori family processes their own tea and matcha in-house and are passionate about revitalizing the tea industry in Japan. By experimenting with rare cultivars and creating unique single-origin teas, they hope to reignite people’s appreciation of the beauty and complexity of high-quality Japanese tea.