Pinhead Gunpowder Tea
Pinhead Gunpowder Tea
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Pinhead Gunpowder Tea

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Known as Pinhead Gunpowder Tea in the West, and Pearl Tea (Zhu Cha -珠茶) in China, this tea is named after the town in Zhejiang Province where it originated, Pingshui (平珠)

The leaves are plucked during April and May when the quality of leaves are at their highest, then they are withered, steamed, rolled, and dried.

The tea has a light and slightly fragrant aroma. It has a medium body with a slightly bitter, nutty taste and a vegetal profile.

Origin: Zhejiang Province, China

Elevation: Grown: 1000 - 2000ft above sea level.

Tea Variety: Camellia Sinensis var. Sinensis

Brewing Temperature: 60 - 85°C

Caffeine Content: Approx. 20mg per cup

Sold in quantities of 100g