Pouring roasted Hojicha tea from Ivory Kyusu into white Hasami-yaki porcelain teacups on wood cross-section Marubon tray

Standard Hojicha Brew

Our standard recipe for brewing loose-leaf hojicha. The light flavors of bancha teas work well for any occasion. Drink with your meals or when you're trying to relax. Use hot water that is boiling vigorously to bring out the full aroma of this tea.
1. Measure the leaves
4 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add tea leaves to a kyusu or teapot.
Silver tablespoon filled with dried rolled Ippodo Hojicha premium roasted Japanese green tea leaves
Silver tablespoon filled with dried rolled Ippodo Hojicha premium roasted Japanese green tea leaves
Standard Hojicha Brew
1. Measure the leaves
4 tbsp. (10 g / 0.35 oz)
Add tea leaves to a kyusu or teapot.
2. Add hot water
240 mL (8 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Pour boiling water to cover tea leaves.
Pouring hot water from silver kettle into white Hakuji ceramic Ippodo Tea Co. Japanese kyusu teapot
Pouring hot water from silver kettle into white Hakuji ceramic Ippodo Tea Co. Japanese kyusu teapot
Standard Hojicha Brew
2. Add hot water
240 mL (8 oz) 100°C (212°F)
Pour boiling water to cover tea leaves.
3. Brew
30 seconds
Brew without stirring or disturbing the tea leaves.
Ippodo Tea Co. white Hakuji ceramic kyusu teapot set beside orange clock timer on white table
Ippodo Tea Co. white Hakuji ceramic kyusu teapot set beside orange clock timer on white table
Standard Hojicha Brew
3. Brew
30 seconds
Brew without stirring or disturbing the tea leaves.
4. Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Enjoy in your favorite teacup or mug.
Pouring amber Hojicha roasted green tea from white Hakuji ceramic (kyusu) teapot into white porcelain Japanese teacup
Pouring amber Hojicha roasted green tea from white Hakuji ceramic (kyusu) teapot into white porcelain Japanese teacup
Standard Hojicha Brew
4. Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Enjoy in your favorite teacup or mug.

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