Often mistranslated as “pinhead,” Pingshui (aka: Temple of Heaven) gunpowder is a common variety of Chinese green tea, so named by visitors to Asia for the rolled tea’s resemblance to explosive powders. This tea unfurls from its pellets during steeping, resulting in the pleasantly grassy, lightly floral cuppa most people associate green tea with.
- Pairs well with fish, salads, and on its own.
- Steep Time: 160°-180° for 3 minutes
- Green tea