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. It can be used as a sprinkle on salads straight from the package or, once brewed can be cooked with rice. Naturally no caffeine.

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

100g £7.00 :

Mugi Cha – SABO Tea / selected by Makio McDonald

Mugi Cha

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

This organic barley tea has been gently roasted in an iron pot at a low temperature to enhance its mild flavor. Naturally no caffeine.

How to prepare in a small teapot : 10g (1 tbsp) 100℃ 5mins
Mugi Cha is also a refreshing cold summer drink.
To prepare: steep 25g of Mugi Cha in 1 litre of boiling water for 10 minutes then strain into another jug to cool. Refrigerate.

100g £5.00 :

Sannen Bancha – SABO Tea / selected by Makio McDonald

Sannen Bancha

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

Organic 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.
Naturally very low caffeine.

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

50g £7.00 :

Hojicha – SABO Tea / selected by Makio McDonald

Hojicha

Hojicha – SABO Tea / selected by Makio McDonaldKyoto, Japan

This Hojicha (roasted tea) is made by roasting Sencha (unfermented green tea) at a very high temperature. It has a sweet toasted flavor and a refreshing after taste.
Naturally low caffeine.

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

50g £7.00 :

Bancha Aki – SABO Tea / selected by Makio McDonald

Bancha ‘Aki’

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

Aki or Autumn Bancha tea has been picked after the leaves have absorbed plenty of sunlight during the summer. This tea has a fresh and slightly bitter taste and contains the antioxidant catechin.
Very low caffeine.

How to prepare in a small teapot : 5g (2 heaped tbsp) 100℃ 1min

30g £4.00 :

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’ tea is complimented by the toasted sweetness of the Genmai rice. Very low caffeine content.

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

50g £5.00 :