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  • Gunpowder is a form of green Chinese tea which each leaf has been rolled into a small round pellet.

Gunpowder Green Tea


Product Description


Our Gunpowder green tea is a dark, rolled green tea prized for its smoky qualities. The tea is named for its appearance. It has been said that the tiny rolled tea leaves resemble gunpowder.   

Region: Jiangxi Province, China

Other Names: Lo Chu Ch’a, Zhu Cha

Steeping Guide:

Teaware:  Glass or ceramic Gaiwan

Amount: 3g /1½ teaspoons

Temperature: 80°c (176°F)

Steeping Time: 1 to 2 minutes for the first two steeps and 3 to 5 minutes for the third and fourth.

*These steeping directions are for a traditional Gong Fu style tea, if you are brewing this tea in a regular cup we recommend steeping for 2 – 3 minutes. This tea can also be steeped  4 times.

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