Organic Hōjicha

Score: 4.94 (votes: 16)
Reviews: 14
4.94 |
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From Uji Japan, Hojicha, or Hōjicha is a green tea that has been roasted, imparting a red color and a very unique taste. Since the baking process removes the caffeine, this tea is often served in Japan to patients in hospitals, and to children. ThisOrganic Hojicha is excellent iced, you will often find this tea served in Japanese restaurants. Certified organic. As with all of our loose leaf green teas, packaged in nitrogen filled bags.

Price shown includes 100 grams of tea per package.

  • $7.10 USD
Stck :  
    • Gewicht
      110 g
    • Art.-Nr.
  • Loose Leaf
    • Ease of Brewing
      Easy Brewer!
    • Net Weight
      100 g / 3.52 oz
    • Growing Region
      100% Uji
    • Harvest
    • Breed
    • Shading
      Full Sun
    • Steaming
    • Color
    • Aroma
    • Taste
    • Astringency
    • Clarity
    • First infusions per Pkg
    • Organic
    • Leaf (dry weight grams) to Water (1 fl oz / 30 ml) Ratio (recommended)
      .7g per 1oz (30ml)
    • Brew Temp (℃/℉ - recommended )
      82℃ (180℉)
    • Brew Time (Seconds)
Customer reviews
Average rating:
4.94 (Votes: 16)
Rating of votes (16)
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  • R.
    Okt 26, 2017, 10:28
    I purchased this tea for my wife because of its very low caffeine. It exceeded my expectations. Not only is my wife able to drink it at night. But it also taste very good. We definitely will buy it again.
  • T
    Sep 3, 2017, 04:33
    Low caffeine and a comforting aroma has this as my go-to late night tea. Easy brew and tasted great iced as well.
  • Ricardo B
    Jun 20, 2017, 05:06
    Great tea with low caffeine. Easy brewer!
  • Dylan Stevenson
    Jun 4, 2017, 16:19
    Awesome Hojicha, great to have at night because it's low in caffeine. Very great taste and aroma and i love that its organic. Amazing value for the price
  • Gary Betourne
    Apr 4, 2017, 03:39
    My favorite decaf tea. Earthy but mild in taste. No bitterness. Satisfying taste. With a little raw honey and milk added or not it's a healthy start to my day.
  • Iris De Ocampo
    Mär 14, 2017, 18:45
    A good tea for evenings because of the low caffeine amount.
  • John Priestley II
    Nov 27, 2016, 08:21
    Hojicha is, undeniably, an acquired taste. I was pleasantly surprised by my first cup. Very unique and appealing. I decided to try some as it is touted as a good evening beverage for those who do not desire to be kept awake by caffeine. I read that it is a favorite of Japanese hospitals and for children. When I was ill recently, and my sleeping cycle was disrupted, I appreciated my hojicha. To me, it has a slightly smoky taste and a sweet aftertaste. It is aromatic. I plan to enjoy this tea during fall and winter.
  • Marco Barluzzi
    Mär 25, 2016, 19:50
    It is the first hojicha I tried and I have to say I like it very much. Maybe not the kind of tea I would drink everyday, usually I don't drink much roasted tea, but I really like its natural aroma, it has no bitterness, and it's a good choice when I want something different from the fresh sencha I drink every morning. Price is very good too.

Product questions

  • Daniel Ramirez
    Nov 5, 2022, 03:31

    What are the recommended second and third infusion times?

    Kevin Moore
    Nov 5, 2022, 14:47


    This tea is rather mild so there is no really particular recommended subsequent infusion times and it's not as critical as regular sencha.

  • Thanapon
    Nov 1, 2018, 16:45

    Is it possible to cold brew this tea? If yes then what is the amount of tea/water ratio?

    Kevin Moore
    Nov 2, 2018, 02:39

    This is a tea we've never attempted to brew cold. You could probably do it but it's not normally brewed that way.

  • Lyndon Livingstone
    Jan 7, 2016, 01:06

    What harvest is this tea made from, and which part of the plant?

    Kevin Moore
    Jan 7, 2016, 17:18

    Generally speaking, first harvest tea is not used for Hōjicha, it is used for sencha.  Our Organic Hōjicha, like most Hōjicha, is from the second harvest.  This tea is mostly leaves but some stems are used as well.  

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