Amount: 1 teabag
Water: 8 ounces hot spigot water
Steep Time: a little over 5 minutes
Dry Leaf Smell: Wood, paper, green tea
Steeped Tea Smell: woody green tea
Flavor: woody green tea, a bit bitter and a bit astringent
Liquor: translucent yellow-brown honey colored
Gift from a co-worker who tried the Yerba Mate and found it to have too much caffeine. I enjoy being the crazy tea lady of the office.
So far I find mate to taste very much like a green tea.