Soba Cha – SABO Tea / selected by Makio McDonald

Soba Cha

Soba Cha – SABO Tea / selected by Makio McDonaldNagano, Japan

Roasted buckwheat tea. It has a mild toasted flavor. It contains a large amount of the antioxidant lutin. Naturally no caffeine.

How to prepare in a small teapot : 8g (2 tsp) 100℃ 1min

100g £8.00 :

Mugi Cha – SABO Tea / selected by Makio McDonald

Mugi Cha

Mugi Cha – SABO Tea / selected by Makio McDonaldYamagata, Japan

This barley tea has been gently roasted at a low temperature to enhance its mild flavor and aroma. It results in a tea with pale golden colour. Organic. Naturally no caffeine.

How to prepare in a small teapot : 10g (1 tbsp) 100℃ 5mins
To prepare in a pan: steep 25g of Mugi Cha in 1 litre of boiling water for 10 minutes then strain into another jug. Can be drunk chilled or hot.

100g £6.00 :

Sannen Bancha – SABO Tea / selected by Makio McDonald

Sannen Bancha

Sannen Bancha – SABO Tea / selected by Makio McDonaldNara, Japan

This Sannen Bancha is mainly the stem, (70%) and the leaves, (30%) of the tea plant which has been picked only after three years. It is then slowly roasted over a wood burning fire. After which it is rested for over 6 months. This tea has a deep smoky flavor. Organic. Very low caffeine.

How to prepare in a small teapot : 6g (1 tbsp) 100℃ 1min

50g £8.00 :

Hojicha – SABO Tea / selected by Makio McDonald

Hojicha

Hojicha – SABO Tea / selected by Makio McDonaldMiyazaki, Japan

This Hojicha (roasted tea) is made by slowly roasting Kukicha (leaves and stems of the first and second harvest) at a very high temperature. It has a beautiful aroma and sweet toasted flavor. Organic. Low caffeine.

How to prepare in a small teapot : 5g (1 tbsp) 100℃ 1min

50g £8.00 :

Bancha Aki & Genmai – SABO Tea / selected by Makio McDonald

Bancha ‘Aki’ & Genmai

Bancha Aki & Genmai – SABO Tea / selected by Makio McDonaldNara, Japan

Bancha ‘Aki’ and toasted puffed-brown rice ‘Genmai’. The fresh slightly bitter Bancha ‘Aki’(Autumn) has been picked after the leaves have absorbed plenty of sunlight during the summer. It is complimented by the toasted sweetness of the Genmai rice. Organic. Very low caffeine.

How to prepare in a small teapot : 5g (1 heaped tbsp) 100℃ 1min
*Please shake well before use.

50g £7.00 :