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Camellia sinensis

These tiny little pellets of tea are similar in color and shape to the black powder of the 17th century, hence the name. The top production gets the "pinhead" designation because of the tightly rolled leaf. Gunpowder is a delicate brew with classic Chinese green earth tones.

Brew at 190 degrees until the leaf opens to give the best flavor, usually about 2 minutes.

Gunpowder    Pinhead
Origin China
Form Rolled Leaf
Equivalent 1 oz. is about 1/4 cup
Add To Basket $1.75 per oz.