Hojicha - Kagerou (100g / 3.52 oz) - Best Before Oct. 2021
We have several Loose green tea which have an expiration date of October 1, 2021. This short expiration date is set by the Japanese government at only six months from the date of manufacture and is really a “best by” date. That certainly does not mean that the tea is expired; instead it will be excellent for many months thereafter, especially if you store it in the freezer.
Hojicha is a Japanese green tea. It is distinctive from other Japanese green teas because it is roasted in a porcelain pot over charcoal, whereas most Japanese teas are steamed. The tea is fired at a high temperature, altering the leaf color tints from green to reddish brown.
1 Place hojicha leaves in a tea pot.
2 Boil water and pour very hot water (over 203°F/95°C) into the teapot.
3 Place the teapot lid on and leave it for 30 seconds to let the tea leaves open.
4 Pour the tea into three tea cups. ...
5 Tap out all the tea to three cups.
Weight : 100g / 3.52 oz