A smooth easy drinking green tea with a milder vegetal notes compared to Sencha, without the strong umami tones.
Bancha is produced from the older coarser leaves left over from the earlier harvests, with this one produced from non-certified 'natural' organic tea gardens.
Sourced direct from Obubu's farm in Kyoto.
- Strong astringent tones
- Powerful grassy taste with a sweet finish
Harvest: Summer, June 2022
Steamed: Light (Asamushi)
Origin: Kyoto Obubu Tea Farm, Wazuka-cho, Soraku-gun, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
Farmer: Akihiro “Akky” Kita
Sourced: Direct from the farmer
Percentage of price going back to the farmer: 20%+
- Heat water to roughly 70°C/158°F
- Use 1-2 teaspoons per cup/small teapot
- Brew for 60 seconds
Packaging: Resealable ziplock bag