Mugicha

A 3-post collection,

August 2017 - Mugicha from Shimane

Summer 2017 has come! We selected a Mugicha (麦茶) from Izumo (出雲) in the prefecture of Shimane (島根). Mugicha According to some archives, Japanese people were already drinking Mugicha during the Heian area (9th century). Mugicha is popular as a beverage for the summer. We never forget to prepare Mugicha at home during summer. Mugicha is very rich in minerals such as zinc or silicon which are very good for skin. Since Mugicha also has an antioxidant effect, it might
- August 2017 - Mugicha from Shimane

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August 2016 - Mugicha from Kaga

Heat has finally arrived in Japan, so for this shipment we naturally decided on a Mugicha (麦茶) from Kaga (加賀), in the prefecture of Ishikawa (石川). Mugicha It's not exaggerated to say that Japanese people drink nearly exclusively iced Mugicha at home during summer. And so do I: I prepare Mugicha every evening for the following day. Summer in Japan is not only warm, it's very humid. Warmth and humidity result in a hard to quench thirst. Sweet drinks make
- August 2016 - Mugicha from Kaga

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August 2015 - Mugicha from Hyogo

It's summer time in Japan! That means humidity and warmth: way way way too much of both. To survive in this environment Japanese people rely on a pecular drink called Mugicha... so here is our August 2015 pick: Mugicha (麦茶) from Hyogo (兵庫). What is Mugicha? Mugicha is a roasted barley tea. As a consequence it is completely caffeine-free so Japanese people do not hesitate to drink as much of it as they need to fight off the heat. In
- August 2015 - Mugicha from Hyogo

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