Barley Tea

What is barley?

Barley is a popular and ancient grain.  It's used to make tea, soups, bread, and alcoholic beverages.

What is barley tea?

Barley tea is a drink made by steeping roasted barley kernels in water. It's caffeine-free and can be made hot or iced.

Barley tea is popular in Korea and Japan

Barley tea is called boricha in Korean and mugicha in Japanese. Barley tea is sometimes served instead of water in restaurants.

To make hot barley tea, use whole roasted barley. To make iced barley, use tea bags.


To make hot barley tea, boil water and whole barley kernels for a few minutes.


To make iced barley tea, steep barley tea bags in water for 1-2 hours in the fridge.


Get detailed steps and  tips on  how to make  hot & iced  barley tea properly.