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Gunpowder Green

Gunpowder Green

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The typical gunpowder form is created by wetting the leaves a few times during the short roasting period, which slows down the drying process and results in a curling of the leaves. This organic version, which is high in caffeine content can also be infused more than once which will reduce the slightly tangy character. Gunpowder Green Tea is higher in caffeine content than other green teas and is commonly used as an endurance beverage for athletes.

Ingredients: Organic China Green Tea.

2 ounces of loose leaf tea will brew between 20 and 30 8-ounce cups of tea.

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Embark on a verdant journey with our Gunpowder Green Tea, a reflection of the centuries-old tradition and artistry that distinguish Chinese green teas from their counterparts around the world. Renowned for its delicate flavors and nuanced characteristics, China green tea offers a unique and captivating experience for tea connoisseurs.

Unlike other green teas, China green tea stands out for its diverse varieties, each rooted in the country's rich tea culture. From the pan-fired Dragon Well (Longjing) to the hand-rolled Gunpowder, the processing techniques and climate of different regions impart distinct profiles to these teas. The meticulous craftsmanship involved in the production of China green tea results in a cup that is not only refreshing but also carries the subtle nuances of its origin.

Generally, green tea is known for its minimal oxidation process, preserving the natural color of the leaves. The leaves are typically harvested and quickly heated to halt oxidation, giving the tea a vibrant green hue. This minimal processing retains the tea's antioxidants and provides a light, grassy flavor that varies depending on factors like leaf type and growing conditions.

China green tea is celebrated for its nuanced flavors, ranging from sweet and floral to vegetal and nutty. The tea's character is often influenced by the region in which it is grown, the specific cultivar, and the expertise of the tea master. The brewing process is a delicate dance, requiring attention to water temperature and steeping time to coax out the full spectrum of flavors without bitterness.

As you sip our Gunpowder Green Tea, relish in the rich tapestry of flavors that Chinese green teas offer. It's not merely a beverage; it's an exploration of tradition and craftsmanship, an invitation to experience the diverse expressions of green tea.