Hojicha Kiriyama brews up a bright amber yellow liquor and a warming, sweet grain aroma reminiscent of breakfast cereal. 100% Yabukita from the first harvest, or Ichibancha, in May. It consists of a fine balance of stems for sweetness and leaf fragments for slight astrigency and then lightly toasted for a malty finish.
○ Origin: Makinohara, Shizuoka, Japan
○ Cultivar: Yabukita
○ Harvest: First harvest May 2018
○ Impressions: Lightly toasted, barley sweetness, slight refreshing astringency, subtle strawberry fragrance.
○ Net weight: 40g
○ Servings: 10 first infusions using 4g
As with most of our teas, this tea can be steeped several times. Second infusions are usually for about 2 minutes. Third or fourth infusions require longer times of 3 to 4 minutes. Please remember, these are guidelines to get you started and you may find your preference is to adjust them.