Direct from Japan, Bancha is very similar to Japanese Sencha. Bancha is made from the second picking of Sencha and is less bitter than other caffeined tea with a nutty and sweet flavor.
Steeping Suggestion: Use 1 tsp/ 8oz cup. Steep 2-3 minutes in 175 °F water
For iced tea, use double amount of tea and steep normally. Pour over ice to drink immediately or add an equal amount of room temperature water and store in refrigerator. To sweeten, add sugar, honey, or stir in a sugar stick while the tea is still hot.