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Best Hojichas


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#1 Chris Amirault

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Posted 15 November 2012 - 03:28 PM

I've been a fan of the bancha and hojicha at Norbu for some time, but it appears that Greg isn't carrying them any more. Are there other options out there to recommend? I particularly like the roastier, woodsier varieties. Thanks!
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#2 Wholemeal Crank

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 06:29 PM

Finally getting back to answer this--I think about the only other Houjicha I've had was from Den's, and it was quite lovely. Can't remember if it would count as particularly toasty/woodsie compared to the Norbu, but I loved it.

#3 Chris Amirault

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 08:13 AM

Just ordered some Miyazaki hojicha and bancha from Yuuki-Cha. Will report back.
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