Formosa Gunpowder

Formosa Gunpowder

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A great pick-me-up, this is a captivating and distinctive green tea with a body that starts light but has a tart and persistent finish. This northern Taiwanese gem produces a straw-coloured infusion with a robust dried grass and faintly smoky aroma. Named for its characteristic pellets, Gunpowder tealeaves are carefully selected and rolled into tight nuggets which results in a tea that is more dense than others and keeps much longer.

Size

Green tea

New Taipei City, Taiwan

☕ Serving size: 2.5 grams or 1 teaspoon per cup
💧 Water temperature: 85°C / 185°F
⏳ Steep time: 3 - 5 minutes
🔁 Number of infusions: 2 - 3

50g:  Brews 20 to 25 cups

100g:  Brews 40 to 50 cups

*The number of cups brewed per pouch can increase by a factor of between 2 and 5 depending on how many times you re-steep the same leaves. The Brewing Guide lists the recommended number of infusions.