Organic Gunpowder

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$3.75$13.75 (from $0.20/cup)

Tightly rolled leaves unfurl to reveal a full flavored gunpowder, which produces a light gold infusion with a hint of smoke. Suitable for everyday drinking and a perfect accompaniment to Chinese food.

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1 review for Organic Gunpowder

  1. Anthony (verified owner)

    There are so many underwhelming, low quality gunpowder teas available. This isn’t one of them. I actually think this particular tea is great, and it could be an everyday tea, depending on your taste preference. It’s got a full body, hint of smoke, and a nice golden color to boot.

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Zhu cha (literally “pearl tea”) is produced in Zhejiang. This late harvest tea is characteristically processed into small, tightly rolled balls which resemble gunpowder pellets. Production dates back to the Tang Dynasty. It isn’t clear if the name originates from the appearance of the tea or the smoky flavor. The tea leaves are withered, steamed, rolled and dried. the rolling allows them to retain more of their flavor and aroma. This bold, full-bodied tea is also the base for Moroccan mint teas.

Brewing Instructions

Everyone experiences tea differently. These instructions are for western style brewing and are suggestions only. Adjust to your preferences and enjoy!
Tea: 2.5 grams per 6-ounce (175mL) cup.
Water: 190°F (88°C).
Steep: 2-3 minutes.
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