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Soba Tea – Roasted Buckwheat


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Soba – roasted buckwheat – is a traditional Japanese specialty that is prepared as you would an herbal tisane. It is naturally caffeine free, with a delightful toasty flavor and nutty undertones. It was always Brigitte Harney's favorite on our visits to the former Takashimaya on Fifth Avenue, where we supplied tea for their renowned tea room over many years. We've since found a fine source, and are pleased to continue offering it.

Mike's Tea Ratings

Briskness: 1
Body: 1
Aroma: 3
Details: Takashimaya was the best tea shop in New York for many years. They did a great job with teas from Japan and around the world (which we supplied.) One of Brigitte Harney's favorite drinks was Soba, so when we found a good source, we bought it.
Dry Leaves: Small brown grains.
Liquor: The liquor of this herbal is a light yellow.
Aroma: This traditional Japanese herbal has a very toasty aroma.
Caffeine Level: Caffeine Free
Body: A light body.
Flavors: Similar to the aroma, this caffeine-free herbal tastes very toasty, with some nutty undertones.
Brewing Time: 5 minutes
Brewing Temp: 212° Fº