hojicha tea cocktail, sesame seeds and maple syrup bottle

hojicha sour

  • 150 ml hojicha tea
  • 40ml lemon juice
  • 40ml rye or whisky (optional)
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 egg white
  • 8-10 drops sesame oil
  • 6-8 dashes bitter
  • lemon zest
  • roasted sesame seeds


Tea preparation: The tea can be done 24 hrs in advance.
  1. For 500ml of cold water, use 1tsp/5g hojicha tea. Infuse for 8 hours.
  2. Alternatively, use hot water and let the tea cool down. If you use ice cubes, make sure to subtract their ice cubes weight from the water volume.
Drink preparation:
  1. Mix all ingredients in a shaker except for the lemon zest and sesame seeds.
  2. Shake vigorously and pour the mixture into 2 glasses with the remaining of the foam.
  3. Serve with a zest of lemon and sesame seeds.
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