Gunpowder Green tea : A classic Chinese loose leaf Green tea named because of its resemblance to gunpowder pellets. Tumble-fired tea and Gunpowder production dates back to the Tang Dynasty. Smokey notes,soft honey with a amazing citrus flavor.
Brew : 175° – 185° for (2-3) minutes
Popular ways to enjoy the flavor:
– Spearmint to create ‘Moroccan Mint’ tea
– Pairs well with chicken & turkey
– Stir-fry & vegetables
– Enjoy both hot & cold
Profile of Gunpowder:
Potbelly shape tumblers are set at an angle when firing Gunpowder tea and the leaf is tossed around in a figure eight pattern. The tumbling action produces a pellet-like shape, hence the moniker ‘Gunpowder’ tea.