Ceylon Gunpowder tea is a Popular Green tea variety produced in Sri Lanka. During the manufacturing process, this Ceylon green tea is steamed and rolled into tiny round pellet shapes. When brewed the leaves expand to it’s actual size, like any other large leaf tea. Apparently this tea has got it’s name Gun Powder tea, because it has leaves with the appearance of pellets used in classic shotguns. The liquor is strong and has a full-bodied cup with a slightly over fired feel.