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Organic Gunpowder

Bold, Flavourful, Reviving

The freshest, sweetest Chinese Gunpowder green tea you'll taste. Spring-picked and organically grown in Hunan.

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Organic Gunpowder Green Tea


The Origin Story

Our Organic Gunpowder is a bold and full flavoured green tea without being overpowering or bitter - the perfect balance of sweet, refreshing and moreish flavour. As with all our green teas, this tightly rolled tea is made from tea grown in Spring for the freshest flavour.

The best Gunpowder green teas have a shiny surface, a hallmark of freshness, and are deftly rolled into tightly curled pellets.

This is truly an excellent everyday green tea and world away from examples you’ll find in the supermarket. Learn about our world of green tea.

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China - Hunan

Hunan is famous for fiery food and China's most sought after yellow tea

Located in south-central China, Hunan is a province surrounded by mountains draining into a central basin for tributaries of four major rivers, including the Yangtze.

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    Qunti Zhong
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Tasting Notes

Engage Your Senses

What to
Look For

Gently rolled olive green tea leaves.


Bold and pleasantly earthy green tea with a hint of smoke.

In the Cup



Lighter and sweeter than the aroma but still bold and flavourful, with a light hint of smoke.

Make the Perfect Cup of Organic Gunpowder


Measure 4g or 2tsp per cup (250ml)

Heat Water
Heat Water

Heat water to 80°C


Infuse tea for 3 minutes

3 min

You can infuse this tea up to 2 times


Organic Gunpowder Green Tea
Average rating: 4.3333333333333 Stars
  • Rating: 5 stars
    by Obed
    by Obed
    Rating: 5 stars
    This is great if you like strong teas. It tastes nice
  • Rating: 5 stars
    by Cass
    The best gunpowder green
    by Cass
    Rating: 5 stars
    The best gunpowder green
    Since I first tried this gunpowder green tea I haven't bothered buying any other. it's gorgeous and I'm addicted. Have been starting the day with this for years now.
  • Rating: 5 stars
    by JW
    Really different!
    by JW
    Rating: 5 stars
    Really different!
    Aptly described in the marketing as much sweeter, less bitter than other gunpowders I've tried. Needs a good single layer of the tiny pearls covering the base of the infuser for best results. Manages a good 2-3 brews.
  • Rating: 2 stars
    by Roderick
    Not quite to my liking
    by Roderick
    Rating: 2 stars
    Not quite to my liking
    Having tried a number of gunpowder teas I found this one too smokey in flavour with an unpleasant bitter aftertaste.

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