Gunpowder Formosa Green Tea


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Brewing instructions

Brew with water at 75 to 80 degrees and brew for 2 to 3 minutes, be careful not to over infuse

Brewing instructions


Gunpowder Formosa

Gunpowder tea is known mainly to come from China but this one originates from Taiwan and is a higher quality, Tea bushes were planted 300 years ago with bushes from Fuijan Province in China but the near tropical climate and high mountains make a perfect combination for tea growing.

Type of Tea- Green Loose Tea

Origin- Taipei, Taiwan.

Grade- Gunpowder.

Altitude- 1500-2500 Feet above sea level.

Brewing Guide- Best brewed for 2-3 mins with water 75-80 degrees.

How to Serve- Best served as it is or with a slice or honey or lemon.

Tasting Notes- True to its name, this tea has mellow smokey notes and a grassy aroma.

Colour in Cup- Golden Yellow Liquor.

Pack sizes available- 50g, 125g, 250g, 500g, 1 Kilo. We pack everything fresh to order, nothing is off the shelf ! We pack all our teas in a unique material which combines card and foil, regarded as the best for retaining freshness and quality.

Storage- Store in an airtight container away from heat, sunlight or strong smells.

Health Benefits- The antioxidant; polyphenol that is found in green tea can reduce the effects of estrogen on the body, stopping the stimulation growth of cancerous cells in the breast, ovaries and uterus. It can also reduce the effects of Endometriosis and Fibrocystic Breasts.

Advice on tea you might like- Gunpowder Pinhead Green Tea or Lanxi Mao Feng Green Tea

History- Tea was first planted in Taiwan in 1869 by John Dodd, a British entrepreneur which coincided with the influx of Chinese immigrants who brought there tea making skills with them, cuttings and seeds. Using Chinese Methods of growing and cultivating Taiwan (also referred to as Formosa in the tea industry) has become of the largest producer of teas in the world markets.

Additional Info

  • Time of Day

    Lunchtime, Afternoon

  • Country

    South East Asia

  • Health Points

    Anti Oxidants, Refreshing, Weight Loss

  • Type

    Green Tea

  • Options

    Loose Tea

  • Caffeine Level


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    Good green tea. Simple and straight forward Chinese green

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    lovely fragrance and color.

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    Invigorating flavour.

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    I have only tried this once, an unusual blend of tea, purchased for its green tea health properties. I think that this is best for a pick you up in the early afternoon.

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