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Kuki Hojicha (Roasted Stems) 100g Bag


Size of Package: H304mm x W70mm
Net Weight: 100 grams
Per Serving (1 pot): 10 grams
Shelf Life: 180 days

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When you drink hojicha for the first time, you might be surprised that it is one of the Japanese green teas. Dark amber in color, this roasted bancha releases an amazingly rich aroma that completely permeates the room. The savory flavor is very distinct; it is rich but 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, hojicha is an absolute favorite among Ippodo patrons. It can also be enjoyed chilled!

For the hojicha enthusiast, we offer Kuki Hojicha – a stem-version of hojicha. With all the charms of regular hojicha, Kuki Hojicha adds a richness that is found only in stems. If you love the taste of hojicha, then this is a must-try.

  • 1. Place 10g (4 tbsp.)
    in kyusu teapot.
  • 2. Add 240 ml (8 oz) of boiling water.
  • 3. Brew for 1 min.
  • 4. Pour into glass full of ice.
To make a large batch in a kettle

1. Bring 2 liters of water to a boil in kettle, then turn off heat.
2. Place 8 heaping tbsp. (about 20 g) in kettle.
3. Brew for 12 to 15 min.
Note: After boiling water, turn off heat before inserting tea leaves.
Do not boil tea leaves, as this will make tea bitter.

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