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Yabe-en: Kuki Hojicha, Roasted Tea Stems

Yabe-en: Kuki Hojicha, Roasted Tea Stems
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Note: Packages for most tea products will use Yunomi resealable bags or tins (with some exceptions where stated, click here to see info and photos).

Blended and roasted by Takeyoshi Furukawa of Makinohara, Shizuoka


  • Ingredients: Green tea
  • Japanese name: 茎ほうじ茶
  • Cultivar: Blend
  • Harvest Season: Summer
  • Cultivation & Processing Notes: Blended. Roasted.
  • Regions: Makinohara, Shizuoka Prefecture. Shirakawa, Gifu Prefecture
  • Net Weight: 80 grams (original package), 10 grams (Yunomi package)
  • Number of Cups in 80g: 64 cups (16 uses / 4 steepings / 1 cup per steeping. Varies with your steeping recipe.)


  • Tea: 5 grams or 1 teaspoon. Time: 30-60 seconds. Water: 90˚C/194˚F, 240 ml.
  • The amounts above are guidelines. Adjust to preference.
  • Consider also cold steeping (see Steeping Techniques).


  • Name: Yabe-en
  • Type: Tea Shop
  • Location: 2-3 Kaigandori, Shiogama, Miyagi Prefecture 985-0002

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