Loose-Leaf Houjicha, Roasted Green Tea from Wegmans

Dark greenish-brown flakey tea leaves, hojicha roasted green teaView Full Resolution

The leaf of this tea is dark due to roasting, not oxidation. Originally this would have been a green tea, probably a bancha. Although the color of the leaf and brewed cup is dark, the flavor is mellow. I liked this tea and recommend reading my review of it.
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