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Organic Hōjicha

Score: 5.00. Votes: 6

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. Organic 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.

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  • Weight
    110 g
  • SKU
  • 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:

Score: 5.00. Votes: 6
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  • Marco Barluzzi
    Mar 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.
  • Oliver Frank
    Mar 5, 2016, 03:43
    Good quality for an appropriate price. I have tried severyl Hojichas, this ranks in the first third.
  • David Britton
    Feb 23, 2015, 10:06
    An excellent and unusual Japanese tea which is very low in caffeine for those who are concerned about that.  It seems impossible to over brew or to get poor results from this tea, which has a very rich, smooth taste completely lacking in bitterness even when using 195 degree water and 2 minute brew time. It is also an excellent value.
  • Carlos Obregon
    Oct 13, 2014, 00:05
    A lovely tea, nice delicate roasted flavour. Will be reordering for sure.
  • Paul Reid
    Sep 20, 2014, 11:54
    Lovely roasted flavour
  • Jared Urys
    Sep 18, 2014, 04:56
    Very good Houjicha, much better than others I've had. I drink this almost every evening because of its low/no caffeine.  Affordable as well.

Product questions

  • Lyndon Livingstone
    Jan 7, 2016, 01:06

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

    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.