Gunpowder Green

Traditional Green Tea
Higbie & Sons




tightly rolled green tea



Gunpowder Green

Small leaves of an extra fine quality are distinctively rolled to resemble gunpowder. Discover the pure taste of a true green tea.


Steeping Directions

Learn how to make “Gunpowder Green” to enjoy at home!

Basic

water at a simmer (~180-190° F)

1 tsp tea leaves per 6 oz. water (standard teacup)

~ 3 1 4 minutes: Drain tea strainer, serve, and enjoy!

no sugar recommended, and this tea does not take milk

Tea Tip: For fullest flavor, use a tea strainer with enough room to allow the tea leaves to open as they steep.

Connoisseur

water at a simmer (~180-190° F)

1 12 even Tbsp tea leaves (32 oz. water / medium-sized teapot)
1 34 even Tbsp tea leaves (48 oz. water / large-sized teapot)

~ 1 1 2 minutes: pause timer, drain tea strainer, return, continue steeping

~ 2 3 4 minutes: start tasting every 15 seconds, steeping to your preference

~ 3 1 4 minutes: recommended steep time for “Gunpowder Green.” Drain tea strainer, serve, and enjoy!

no sugar recommended, and this tea does not take milk

Tea Tip: Taste by pouring only a quarter inch of tea into the cup.

At Teatime

Request this tea to be served as one of the three teas at your teatime reservation!
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At Home

Purchase this loose leaf tea in our market!

Higbie & Sons Tin /$12 95
 

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