How does it taste?

This unique, roasted tea of the Kyoto area has a distinctive flavour, smoky aroma and a rough, untamed appearance, with unrolled dark brown leaves of various sizes and even small twigs.

How/when to enjoy it?

Drink it throughout the day to stay well hydrated, including when you’re out and about. Just put it in your travel flask and you’re ready to go.

What to enjoy it with?

Food with lots of flavour and aroma, like yakiniku or gyoza.

How do Ippodo staff enjoy it?

As a whiskey chaser, or when making sure to stay hydrated before going to sleep at night.

  • Strength
    Light/easy to drink Rich/satisfying
  • Taste
    Bitter/sharp Sweet/umami
  • Fragrance
    Mild Fragrant/aromatic
How to Prepare

suitable for preparing large amounts of tea

  •   30g
  •   2L
  •   Boiling hot water
  •   15分
いり番茶

1 Use 30g of Iribancha

いり番茶

2 Boil about 2L of water, then add the iribancha and turn off the heat. Leave to brew for 15 minutes.

いり番茶

3 Transfer to another container, using a sieve to strain out the leaves and stems.

Preparing it with a kyusu

  •   10g
  •   400ml
  •   Boiling hot water
  •   10min.
急須で淹れる

Put tea leaves in kyusu, add boiling hot water, and brew 10 min.

With a kettle, turn off the heat before adding the leaves. Don’t boil the tea, or it will become bitter.

Specs
  • Iribancha 150g Bag
  • Size of Package : W11.0 x D5.5 x H38.5 cm
  • Net Weight : 150grams
  • Ingredients : Green tea(Japan)
  • Shelf Life : 60 days
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