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Bancha Masudaen

Bancha Masudaen

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Bancha is made from the lower leaves of the tea plant, usually picked in the second or third harvest. Bancha is a good option for those looking for a tea that is low in caffeine and high in iron. The tea is also one of the more affordable green teas, so it is great for people just beginning to explore the world of Japanese green tea. The tea has a very nice corn flavor that almost tastes like fresh popcorn. Normally, Bancha tea lacks complexity, but with this one there is a beautiful popcorn flavor that goes almost in the direction of a Genmaicha.

What You'll Get

πŸƒ JAS Organic Green Tea
πŸƒ Calming, Relaxing Theanine
πŸƒ Higher Mineral Content
πŸƒ Long Lasting Energy Throughout the Day
πŸƒ Naturally Gluten Free and Vegan
πŸƒ Complex Flavor Profiles

What it Tastes Like

🍡 Milder Flavor that Pairs Well With Snacks
🍡 Light Sweet Wooden Flavor
🍡 Warm Popcorn Notes
🍡 Less Bitterness

How Much Tea Does it Make?

This packet contains 100 grams of tea, enough to make 20 pots or 60 cups

Meet the Farmer

This tea comes to us from the farmer Mr. Masuda in Makinohara, Shizuoka. Mr. Masuda. The company has been producing tea for 5 generations and they were even selected to grow tea for the Emperor and the royal family of Japan.

About the Farm

This tea is produced on the Makinohara plateau in Shizuoka. The farm is quite large, with a few different microclimates that are perfect for different kinds of green tea. We visited the farm in the Summer of 2018 to learn more about tea cultivars and taste the different types of teas grown here.

How to Brew it

Add 5 grams of leaves to the teapot or strainer and then pour in 150ml to 200ml of water (160 degrees Fahrenheit) and let the tea brew for 1 minute. You can brew the leaves 2-3 more times with the same temperature for 20 seconds each

Very Popular as a Gift

Our fans like to give away our teas on birthdays, weddings and other special days! Our samplers are highly recommended as gifts!

Always Pesticide Free

We make sure to only source teas from reputable farmers that grow tea without the use of conventional pesticides or chemicals. We meet with the farmers in person and tour the fields and facilities. We look at the sustainability of the field, the attention to detail and quality control of the facility and of course the taste of the tea.

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