Gokase

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October 2015 – Kamairicha from Gokase

This month we have selected a Kamairicha (釜入り茶) from Gokase (五ヶ瀬), in the prefecture of Miyazaki (宮崎). Kamairicha Kamairicha is a roasted green tea. Generally, Japanese green tea is made by steaming tea leaves immediately after harvesting, before the fermentation starts. On the other hand, tealeaves of Kamairicha are not steamed, but fired in an iron pan. Hojicha (焙じ茶), which we selected in May, is also called a roasted tea, however it is in fact roasted after having been steamed.
- October 2015 – Kamairicha from Gokase

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