Gunpowder Extra Choice Loose Tea

Slightly sweet and smoky, Murchie's Gunpowder Extra Choice Tea takes its name from the appearance of its tightly hand-rolled leaves, as well as the faint cracking said to be heard as the leaves unfurl in water.

Medium Tea | Murchie's Tea & Coffee

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Product Name Price Qty
Gunpowder Ex Choice - Loose 2oz/56g
Gunpowder Ex Choice - Loose 4oz/113g
Gunpowder Ex Choice - Loose 8oz/227g
Gunpowder Ex Choice - Loose 16oz/454g

Gunpowder Extra Choice Loose Tea

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Product Description

Gunpowder green tea gets its name from the shape of the leaves, so tightly rolled they resemble the pellets used as musket shot. The taste is mildly astringent and grassy, and yields a slightly smoky aroma.


Strength:     Medium Tea | Murchie's Tea & Coffee (Medium)
Brew Temperature:   175 to 180°F, or 79 to 82°C
Brew Time:   2 to 3 Minutes
Brew Quantity:   1 tsp to 6-8oz or 2.5g to 180-240ml of water


For more information on brewing and tea strength ratings, please see our BREWING GUIDE or TEA STRENGTH pages

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