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Gunpowder (Huo Yao Cha)

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Green Tea
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170 °F / 76 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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Classic tea from Anhui Province with tightly–rolled leaves that form shiny pellets of organic green tea. They produce a dark green cup with a slightly pungent flavor. Use tea sparingly and steep for 1 minute at 180 – 190 degrees.

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13 tasting notes

Smokey, bitter, punchey. Probably what tea super badass samurai are drinking in Kurosawa movies.

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Every time I drink this tea, the rating goes higher. This tea is really masterfully made: I love the minimalist tins it comes in, I love the look of the glossy green pellets in the tin, and I love the honeyed colour of the liquor. The taste is also fabulous: a deep, enigmatic, borderline smokey mouthful.

Preparation
170 °F / 76 °C 3 min, 0 sec

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