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Obukucha (Good Fortune Tea) - 100g

Obukucha is a genmaicha that combines the light sweetness of high-grade yanagi tea leaves with the heartiness of roasted rice.

Specifications

Best before180 days
The best before date is 180 days days from when the tea is packaged in Japan.
Serving size10 g (2 tbsp.) per pot
Up to 3 pots can be brewed with the same leaves.
Size 4.7" x 1.2" x 9.6"
Net weight3.5 oz (100 g)

Now in a newly designed packaged for this year.

Taste Notes

Obukucha is a special release genmaicha, made with higher grade green tea leaves than our year-round Genmaicha. The result is a tea with a fuller-bodied, sweeter green tea character and a hint of roasted rice. Just like our other genmaicha blends, you can enjoy sipping this tea lightheartedly throughout the day and with meals.

Obukucha

In Japan, the important New Year’s holiday is an occasion to gather with family—which of course calls for tea. We release this Obukucha exclusively around the holiday season, as a tea to drink in celebration of the arrival of a new year.

In fact, the name Obukucha means “Good Fortune Tea.” In Japan, Obukucha has been enjoyed for over 10 centuries as a tradition at New Year’s, to bring good luck and good health in the coming year. We hope that you and your loved ones enjoy this tea in happiness and health, while looking towards the new year.

Ways to Prepare

Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Standard Brew
Pot of Obukucha (Good Fortune Tea)
Measure the leaves
2 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add hot water
240 ml (8 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Standard Brew
Pot of Obukucha (Good Fortune Tea)
Add hot water
240 ml (8 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Brew
30 seconds
Standard Brew
Pot of Obukucha (Good Fortune Tea)
Brew
30 seconds
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Standard Brew
Pot of Obukucha (Good Fortune Tea)
Serve
Pour out every last drop.
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Customer Reviews

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BRUCE B. (United States)
Glad that superstition got me to buy this tea

I always do certain things for New Year to keep my luck. I do add things to my traditions when I hear about other good luck traditions. Saw this tea and ordered it last year. This will definitely be a tradition because the tea is very nice. Plus it is something that my Mom would have drank when she was around. Nice and light. Like the subtleness and very faint lemon? I know I just like it. lol

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Bao N. (Canada)
Great tasting tea in Winter

Hot & full bodied - it's the perfect pairing tea for Winter snacks and the holiday season

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kiwipineapple (United States)
beautiful tea

Love this tea. It has a delicate flavor and aroma, very drinkable. The toasted rice is rather subtle. Very good quality.

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Scott B. (United States)
Lovely Tea

This is a very fine version of Genmai Cha.

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Alex s. (United States)
In love

I am in love with this tea! Drank it during family time. I drink it everyday! Will have to order more. Delicious, strong taste for me but i like it! Good price for such a great tea. 🥰

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