I haven’t had Gunpowder Green for quite a long time and I have no idea why I have gone so long without it.
A lovely taste and colour.
“Sushi and a solid green tea on a Saturday night . Can’t really say more I mean it had a strong more consistant taste than other greens I’ve had before. It didn’t really smell too strong but it did...” Read full tasting note
“Saturday Feb. 12, 2011 1st Steep of the Day. Got a New Amount of My Second Favorite Tea Twinings Gunpowder Green. Steeped a 6 Cup Pot To Reacquaint Myself with this Favorite. Dry Leaves have a...” Read full tasting note
“My experience with Twinings has been that, regardless of the variety or blend, I can always count on a solid nice tasting tea at a very reasonable price. Such is the case with the Gunpowder Green...” Read full tasting note
“so I have not had this tea for a while :) so I picked up a tin at “Starskys” (a polish grocery store) it’s still a great tea but can get kind of bitter if over steeped like I...” Read full tasting note
A rich blend of Green Gunpowder teas from the Orient with a clear fragrance liquor.
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I like this tea. I can get three steepings of 3 minutes, for a total of 9 minutes out of it.
The tea brews up yellow and has a warm, strong taste that isn’t too grassy.
In dry form, the tea looks green and is a combination of gunpowder pellets and smaller material. I use a finer sieve when brewing.
3 teaapoons to 250 ml of water.
You can always count on Twinings. This is a nice tea, lighter and less smoky than other gunpowder teas I have tried, but enough smokiness and sweetness to make for a very enjoyable cup. I steeped it 3 times, and probably could have gone at least once more.
I didn’t get around to making tea until after lunchtime today, so I decided to take a break from my recent steady diet of blacks to return to one of my all-time favorites. The subtle but entirely unique flavor of gunpowder green never disappoints. One of my perennial afternoon staples!