Gunpowder Green Organic

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Tasting Notes: full-bodied, vegetal, nutty, smoke

Description: A bold green tea with nutty vegetal notes and a subtle smoky finish. A great selection for those that enjoy a strong cup of green tea.

Gunpowder is a traditional Chinese tea also known as Temple of Heaven Gunpowder or Pinhead Gunpowder. The name of this tea is due to the pellet like appearance of the rolled tea leaf.

To craft this tea, tender young tea leaves are steamed and then rolled into a tight ball. This particular gunpowder is the highest grade gunpowder available from the renowned Green Tea Triangle in Anhui province China.

Be mindful to brew this tea in the proper time and temperature. It can become bitter if brewed for too long or with too hot water. 

Ingredients: organic green tea from Anhui province China

Steep Time: steep 1 heaping teaspoon of tea per 8 oz below boiling water, 175°F, for 2-3 minutes

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