Superior Gunpowder loose leaf green tea from Zhejiang Province, China, has surprising body and a strong, captivating green tea flavor with a hint of oak and a sweet finish. Slightly smoky aroma. An excellent gunpowder.
Select tea leaves were tightly rolled by hand and are said to resemble gunpowder. When immersed in hot water, the leaves unroll.
Gunpowder tea production began around the 7th century in China. The leaves are withered, rolled and dried. Rolling the leaves causes them to retain more of their flavor and aroma. High quality gunpowder will be shiny, tightly rolled, small pellets.
Our premium loose leaf Superior Gunpowder Green Tea can be steeped several times.
Suggested Additives: None.
Caffeine Content: Low.
Antioxidant Level: High.