Pin Lin Gunpowder Green Tea

Imperial Tea Garden

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  • Taiwan has long been known throughout Asia as producing the best gunpowder green teas and Pin Lin is no exception. This gunpowder green tea exhibits a smooth and satisfying brew with hints of bakiness. Extraordinary manufacturing techniques yield a tea loaded with antioxidants, and polyphenol content which measures at levels over 12%. Today gunpowder green teas make up less than 1% of Americas total tea imports. Treat yourself to a premium gunpowder green tea that hails from Pin Lin - - Taiwan's tea capital.


  • Origin:  Pin Lin (Taipei County) Taiwan

    Grade:  Gunpowder

    Altitude: 1500 - 2500 feet above sea level

    Manufacture Type:  Traditional Gunpowder

    Characteristics:  A smooth and satisfying cup with dashes of bakiness.  Premium gunpowder that hails from Pin Lin, Taiwan’s tea capital.

  • Hot Tea Brewing Recommendations:
    AMOUNT TO USE: Put 1 slightly heaping teaspoon of loose tea for each 7-9 oz/200-260 ml of water in the teapot. Pour freshly boiled water over tea.

    BREWING RECOMMENDATIONS: Steep 3-7 minutes. Milk and sugar are not recommended.

    Iced Tea Preparation Recommendations:
    AMOUNT TO USE: To make 1 L/1 QT, put 6 slightly heaping teaspoons of loose tea into a teapot. Pour 1¼ cups/315ml of boiling water over tea.

    BREWING RECOMMENDATIONS: Steep 5 minutes. Fill a serving pitcher 1/4 full with cold water. Pour tea into serving pitcher.
  • Caffeine Level ~ LOW


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