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Guayaki

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75
drank Yerba Mate by Guayaki
4 tasting notes

hands down the best feeling pick-me-up for any hour of the day or night

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75
drank Chai Spice Mate by Guayaki
22 tasting notes

Very tasty. Mate + chai = win.

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drank Yerba Mate by Guayaki
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wonderful classic. I have had a million cups of this in the last few years. It’s my favorite yerba so far. i’m looking for something different just for fun. Does anyone know of any particularly exciting yerba concoctions?

side note: never buy the tea bags of this brand unless you don’t mind chunks in the water (they break and are sealed poorly)

yashuvam

If you like maté hot, try mixing green and a dark roast. I buy mine from The Maté Factor (www.matefactor.com) because it has a more fresh taste. I use the bags more often and theirs do not break open. I steep 2 green, 2 roasted, and 2 mocha mint bags for about 3-4 minutes for a 32 oz brew – add a little honey and cream and it’s great. I drink at least one cup of this a day. As far as a cold drink goes, prepare the loose green maté like you normally would (I prefer cold steeping it as it makes a stronger brew) and add juice concentrate (preferably organic peach, papaya or lemon) and a little honey or stevia to offset the sweetener in the concentrate. Make a gallon and see how long it stays in the fridge! Not for long – Enjoy!

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75
drank Yerba Mate by Guayaki
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Delicious and very energizing!

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drank Yerba Mate by Guayaki
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drank Yerba Mate by Guayaki
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Though I do get more of an immediate boost from a cup of coffee, I enjoy drinking Guayaki Yerba Maté much more than a typical cup of coffee. Easy to brew and serve (hot or iced), with a wonderfully earthy flavor, maté has become part of my daily morning ritual. Highly recommended straight up or with a touch of mint and lemon, depending on personal preference.

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drank Yerba Mate by Guayaki
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I love mate. Straight, no sweetener. Pure high octane to the head.

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drank Yerba Mate by Guayaki
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drank Yerba Mate by Guayaki
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drank Yerba Mate by Guayaki
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I love Yerba Mate! One reason why I love it is that it seems to increase my metabolism, allows me to feel hungry more frequently between meals, and (I think) has helped me lose weight. Yerba Mate has a grassy flavor. I enjoy preparing this (and all my tea) with Stevia.

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This tea is excellent iced ot hot. The flavor takes some getting used to, as it is a little strong ad grass, like most mate’. It has less caffeine than coffee, but enough to give you a boost when you need it.

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drank Traditional Yerba Mate by Guayaki
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I drink it daily. Strong and energizing, great for staving off the after-lunch drowsiness.

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i like to have this with mint mate to make orange mint mate… delicious!

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Preparation
205 °F / 96 °C 8 min or more

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75

Compares to a strong green camellia tea, but Mum says I can re-steep thrice, and below boiling. Energizing.

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Giving it another whirl…

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75

Had two cups today. Helped to wake me up a bit and feel at peace, but perhaps I went too far because now I’m feeling pretty overly emotional. Um?

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Was in a hurry this morning, so I decided to throw a few teabags of mate in the to go mug. Green tea never tastes good in the mug, so this is just to get me started before I get to work and can have a proper cup of tea. Mate gives me wings.

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75

First off, this stuff smells sooooo good. Orange blossomy with just a hint of cherry. I have to be honest, I’m more interested in the history, culture, and supposed benefits of this tea than I am the taste. It’s not as potent as I’d like it to be, so maybe two bags next time. If it improves my ability to concentrate this AM, I will surely forgive it 100 percent for tasting weak.

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This was very different and kind of hard for me to describe. It’s almost like a coffee/tea blend, I guess you could say. It definitely has a slight coffee taste to it and has some creamy, nutty flavors to it. I really liked it and felt like it helped to wake me up and allow me to think clearly. Could be purely psychological. I’ll let you know as I try more of it in the future. :o)

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drank Yerba Mate by Guayaki
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Drank yerba mate this morning to wake me up after working until 3am the previous night. It wasn’t doing the job, so I moved up to something stronger.

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