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Light & Sweet

Hojicha - 100g

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$15

Remarkably aromatic, light-bodied, and refreshing. This hojicha blend of roasted green tea leaves and stems- is one of the most popular teas in our selection.

Fresh green teaConsume quickly
The best before date is 180 days from when the tea is packaged in Japan.
Serving size10 g / 0.35 oz (roughly 4 tbsp.)
Up to 3 pots can be brewed with the same leaves.
Size 3.1" × 1.8" × 12.4"
Net weight3.5 oz (100 g)

Our Gokujo Hojicha is the perfect blend of roasted tea leaves and stems that many have come to love as a soothing everyday tea. Soft, sweet, and aromatic, Gokujo Hojicha our first recommendation whether you are looking to try hojicha for the first time or for the hundredth time.

When you drink hojicha for the first time, you might be surprised that it is a type of Japanese green tea, given its amber color. This roasted bancha releases an amazingly rich aroma that completely fills the room. The flavor is light-bodied, without much astringency.

Hojicha can be enjoyed in the evening as well as in the morning or afternoon. It tastes great on its own, with sweets, or accompanying a meal. Flavorful and refreshing, this tea is an absolute favorite among Ippodo patrons.

Ways to Prepare

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 with
Silver tablespoon filled with dried rolled Ippodo Hojicha premium roasted Japanese green tea leaves with
Standard Hojicha Brew
Makes one pot
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 ivory Tokoname-yaki ceramic Ippodo Tea Co. Japanese kyusu teapot
Pouring hot water from silver kettle into ivory Tokoname-yaki ceramic Ippodo Tea Co. Japanese kyusu teapot
Standard Hojicha Brew
Makes one pot
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.
Ivory Ippodo Tea Co. Tokoname-yaki ceramic kyusu teapot set beside orange clock timer on white table
Ivory Ippodo Tea Co. Tokoname-yaki ceramic kyusu teapot set beside orange clock timer on white table
Standard Hojicha Brew
Makes one pot
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 Ivory Tokoname-yaki ceramic (kyusu) teapot into white porcelain Japanese teacup
Pouring amber Hojicha roasted green tea from Ivory Tokoname-yaki ceramic (kyusu) teapot into white porcelain Japanese teacup
Standard Hojicha Brew
Makes one pot
4. Serve
Pour out every last drop.
Enjoy in your favorite teacup or mug.
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