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type: green

origin: china

caffeine: medium

price level: $$$$

Gunpowder is a classic green tea from Zhejiang province, China. As the name implies, Gunpowder tea is made up of leaves hand-rolled into tiny pellets. These resemble Gunpowder, and give this tea its distinct name. Full-bodied cup with a hint of smokiness and a smooth mouthfeel. Blend Gunpowder tea with spearmint to create the famous 'Moroccan Mint' tea. Steep at 180°F for 2 minutes

Recent reviews

    • Bailey Green


      Beautiful tea. Love the slight smokiness and full bodied green tea taste! My favorite!

    • BD

      Bob Doss


      Bold flavor with a bit of smokiness. Nice for any time of the day.

    • Riley Anderson


      A little smoky, very flavorful with a nice mouthfeel!

    • Christina Wlodarczyk


      This is a good tea and isn't bitter if steeped correctly. Didn't leave a bitter taste on my tongue. Strong smell for a green . I liked the flavor which came out to be like a dark leafy green vegetable.

    • Max Sugerman


      A really straight forward gunpowder tea. Vegetal and a little smoky. Very high quality