100% organic, Bancha green tea. Aged for three years to enrich its taste and increase health benefits.
Aged Organic Bancha (San-nen-Bancha)
This is an exceptionally smooth, everyday tea, believed to have numerous health benefits. Especially popular in Macrobiotics diet.
Single-estate (not blended) certified organic green tea. The 3 year aging process renders this tea remarkably mild to digest and low in caffeine.
Grown, harvested and processed by traditional farmers in lush green highlands of Kyushu island in Southern Japan.
Net Weight: 80 grams
Product of Japan
Type: Loose Leaf Green Tea
Variety: Aged Bancha (San-Nen-Bancha)
Region: Hinokage, Kyushu island, Japan
Color: Reddish Brown
Flavor: Very smooth, slightly roasty
This tea is certified as organic by the government of Japan. All plant-based organic products produced in Japan must be compliant with Japan Agricultural Standards (JAS). The compliance process includes a rigorous application process as well as regular on-site inspections.
How to Brew a Perfect Cup (See diagram in picture gallery)
Hint: Use good, freshly boiled water; you can’t make good tea with bad water!
Brew Temp: Near boiling water. About 95°C (200°F)
Brew Time: 2 minutes
How Much: 1 tsp per cup (120 ml)
1 - Add Tea to Teapot
One teaspoon per cup. However, you may adjust the amount depending on your own taste.
2 - Add Hot Water to Teapot, and Brew
You will be pouring enough water for the number of cups you wish to prepare. So, if you want to prepare 2 cups of tea, then pour 2 cups of water, not more!
Close the lid of the teapot. Let the tea brew for about 2 minutes. You may adjust the time for what suits your palate best.
DO NOT stir, shake or mix the tea while brewing.
3 - Serve and Enjoy!
Pour small amounts of tea into each cup at a time, and go around until the very last drop is poured. Japanese firmly believe that the last drop of tea determines its taste as a whole!
You can add hot water again to the teapot for a second, or even a third brewing.