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Origin:Shizuoka, Japan


Bancha is made from leaves harvested in the late summer, which are large and thick. It offers a light and refreshing taste with a hint of a bite. Compared to earlier harvested teas such as sencha fukamushi, bancha has a more robust flavor and vivid yellow color. Leaves harvested in the late summer receive more sunlight and thus contain more catechins. Bancha is one of the teas most often roasted to create hojicha. Make your own hojicha at home with our bancha using a Houroku (Tea Roasting Pot).

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Hot Brew Preparation

Icon of Tea Leaf 5g (1 Tbsp)
Icon of Water Droplet 12 oz (350 ml)
Icon of Stopwatch 1-2 min
Icon of Thermometer 175 °F+

Cold Brew Preparation


  • Late Summer Green Tea
  • Bulk Size Net Weight: 1.0 lb (454g)
  • Package: Nitrogen flushed and vacuum sealed in foil bag

Product Reviews

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Great for Kombucha

I’ve been using this tea to make kombucha and it gives it a great flavor!

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