Gunpowder Green Tea

Origin: Jiangxi Province

Product Details

Gunpowder Green Tea (Zhu Cha, 珠茶) has been made in China for well over a thousand years and exported for almost that long. Traditionally the tea leaves were rolled into small balls or pellets which helps the unfermented tea leaves withstand storage and transportation without undue breakage which could lead to unwanted oxidation or flavor loss. Our Gunpowder Green Tea is not, in fact, rolled into pellets, but the traditional green gunpowder flavor is retained.

Our Gunpowder Green Tea has a robust, slightly smoky flavor, and when steeped produces a lovely yellow colored brew. The aroma is light with a mild smokiness which also evokes thoughts of newly mown meadows.

Gunpowder Green Tea is a great get-up-and-go tea, marvelous first thing in the morning as well as into the heart of the day.

Gunpowder Green is available by 4 oz tin or by the pound. Wondering if you'll like it? Try a taste! Tasting samples are available for all our teas and good for two cups.

See Brewing Guidelines for more information.

Customer Reviews

Customer Reviews

Based on 18 reviews
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Great gunpowder
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Wonderful Tea!
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Terrific teas.
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Customer Reviews

Based on 18 reviews
94%
(17)
0%
(0)
6%
(1)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
A
A.S.
Great gunpowder
W
W.B.
Wonderful Tea!
L
L.
Excellent
N
N.S.
K
K.W.
Terrific teas.
J
J.H.