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Uncle Lee's Premium Bulk Gunpowder Green Tea
Loose Leaf 100 g

Uncle Lee's Gunpowder Green Tea in Bulk derives its name from the shape of the finished tea leaves. Legend has it that the name "unpowder" was given by an imaginative English clerk who thought that the dark green tea leaves, rolled into round pellets, looked like gunpowder. In China the name for gunpowder tea is "pearl tea". Rolling the leaves has a beneficial effect on the quality of the tea. Not only does it force to the surface flavorful juices that otherwise would remain in the leaf, but the pellet retains its shape during firing and keeps its freshness longer than other loose leaf teas. Uncle Lee's Gunpowder Tea has a dark golden color, roasted or toasted taste with a strong aftertaste lingering in the front palette, and a strong roasted or toasted aroma. When brewed, the teas unfold into large leaves. Our Gunpowder Green Tea is rich in natural fluoride, calcium and anti-oxidants and has only 20 to 30 mg. of caffeine per cup.

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Kelly: about a year ago

Love love this tea! Tried others but kept going back. Its a staple at home and work


Nathalie: more than a year ago

Fabulous tea. It is grassy yet there is a sweetness to it. Excellent quality tea. I will buy again, for sure.


Boomerbabe: more than a year ago

This is one of the best tasting green teas out there, very mellow flavor.


Rick: more than a year ago

This is an excellent tea. By far one of the most flavourful I've tried so far. And it's fun to put a small amount of it into the tea pot or French press and add the water, then come back to find a huge amount of big leaves in the water. But most importantly, the flavour is there, subtle if you brew it to be subtle, but also easy to make very pronounced without any bitterness or too much caffein. I highly recommend giving it a try.


Angie: more than a year ago

The best green tea! Very nice bold flavour and love the full tea leaves!

Lucy: more than a year ago

Love the tea!


Miranda: more than a year ago

Very good green tea!


Veronique: more than a year ago

I really like the taste of this tea. It doesn't take many leaves to make a wonderful tasting cup of tea!

donna: more than a year ago

I have tried alot of different kinds of green tea-- this one IS PREMIUM. It's a great gift too.


Annika: more than a year ago

This is a GREAT product. It is the only loose jasmine tea I buy now. It has a wonderful taste, and beautiful full blossoms that adds an aesthetic joy to drinking this tea. Love it, love it, love it.

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