Tea: Bancha Suruga

A Bancha from Den's Tea

Picture of Bancha Suruga
Brand:Den's Tea
Style:Bancha
Region:Shizuoka, Japan
Caffeine:Caffeinated
Loose?Loose
# Ratings:1 View All
Product page:Bancha Suruga

Review of Bancha Suruga

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7 of 104 of 53 of 577 of 100
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This is truly an "upgraded" Bancha, picked just after first flush from the larger, thicker base of the leaves. More astringent than sencha, but well balanced in flavor and aroma. I love the grassy flavor and feel it leaves in your mouth.

Den's Bancha Suruga is wonderfully refreshing when brewed as per their instructions, and I have found it to be excellent when ice brewed, as well. It is produced in the Shizuoka province of Japan of the Yabukita cultivar/species which is hard to find since most "Bancha" teas available in the US are actually from China.

A nice tea to sip casually through out the day.

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