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national iced tea day

National Iced Tea Day

June 10th is National Iced Tea Day! Enjoy a glass of cold brew hojicha! Jugetsudo Hojicha

Cold brew hojicha

Cold Brew Hojicha

Cold brew hojicha tastes good and summery! Put 10g (1/3 oz) of hojicha loose leaf (or 5 teabags—2g each) in one quart of cold water and set aside for 4 hours or overnight. Enjoy the refreshing, earthy cold brew hojicha! Shop Hojicha

mecha and lilac

Mecha is in season!

Lilac is in season and so is iced mecha. This tea contains green tea powder made of new leaf buds, which are packed with a natural umami component called theanine. It has a deep green color and a strong, yet rounded flavor. This tea is our number one seller! How to cold brew Jugetsudo mecha: […]

jugetsudo green teas

Northwest Food Show!

Jugetsudo is going to participate in the Northwest Food Show at Portland Expo Center on April 22nd (Sun) and 23rd (Mon) at Portland Expo Center! Northwest Food Show 2018

Waterfalls at Portland Japanese Garden

It has been an amazing year!

It has been a year since Jugetsudo teas became available at Portland Japanese Garden. The Umami Cafe has been serving our teas with locally sourced sweets! Read more: Portland Monthly Magazine article

tea ceremony

Tea Fest PDX!

News Flash: Jugetsudo is participating in the Tea Fest PDX again on Saturday, July 21 at World Forestry Center! It was fun last year, and this year is going to be even better! Mark your calendar! Tea Fest PDX 2018

Hinamatsuri dolls

Hinamatsuri

Hinamatsuri is a traditional celebratory day on Saturday, March 3rd in Japan. It is a day to celebrate the girls of a Japanese family. Hinamatsuri is celebrated with two small dolls, usually in a sitting position adorning traditional Japanese garments. Hinamatsuri dolls are to be set out a few days before March 3rd, but should […]

Kabuki-za Tea Shop designed by Kengo Kuma

Next, Tokyo!

The 2018 Winter Olympics are now over, and the next is 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo! The main stadium of the Tokyo Olympics is designed by world-renowned architect, Kengo Kuma. In an interview, he said the old stadium from the previous Tokyo Olympics in 1964 was his inspiration to become an architect. As a young […]

Our shipment is delivered by USPS. Thank you!

Thank a Mailman Day!

Today is Thank a Mailman Day! Our shipments are delivered by USPS. Thank you, Postal Office Workers!

eho maki

Eho-Maki (good fortune sushi roll)

Setsubun, the beginning of spring in Japan was February 3rd this year. On the day of setsubun, Japanese eat eho-maki (thick sushi rolls). Eho is the good fortune direction and it varies every year. This year’s eho is south-southeast. We eat the thick sushi roll which preferably contains seven ingredients, facing eho (this year, south-southeast). […]