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Organic Gunpowder

4.5 star average rating
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This grade of Gunpowder tea is produced from fine China green tea that is painstakingly processed into loosely rolled "pearls." The finished product is a tea with rich flavor, balanced pungency, and the smoky tones one would expect from a quality Gunpowder.

Steeping Suggestions

Leaf Quantity: 2.25 g/6oz cup
Steep Time: 3 min.
Water Temperature: 180 degrees
Organic Gunpowder Reviews
4.5 star average rating
Overall Rating: 4.5 / 5.0 (based on 4 reviews)

  • Classic
  • 5 star rating
  • Rick – MI – November 14, 2020
  • It is a very classic tea done quite well!
  • Not as good as previous years of ZG26
  • 3 star rating
  • Bill – CA – July 16, 2018
  • I have been a huge fan and have been buying ZG26- Upton's organic gunpowder for many years. This new version has a much looser pellet and is missing the complexity that I came to love, especially the nuances of smoke. It's not a bad cup of tea mind you, it's just not an amazing cup anymore. Either a bad vintage, or coming from a different source.
  • Good, but not great
  • 4 star rating
  • Scott – ME – December 01, 2017
  • I liked this tea, but I have also had Numi's gunpowder green tea and found that better. That being said, I know many other tea brands add "natural flavoring" and are not organic like this one. I'm not sure if Numi is one of them.
  • One of my favorites
  • 5 star rating
  • Sean – IL – November 11, 2017
  • This is a very high quality gunpowder tea, absolutely a big difference (and step up) from cheaper versions. There’s a nice oily coating of natural oils and esscences covering the tea, and it all just rolls into the hot water and creates a beautiful aroma and you can taste that quality from the first sip. If you’ve only had cheap gunpower, try this.
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