Yerba Mate

A Yerba maté Tea from

Rating

71 / 100

Calculated from 4 Ratings
Tea type
Yerba maté Tea
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Ingredients
Yerba Mate Leaves
Flavors
Pepper, Spicy, Vegetal
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Bulk, Loose Leaf
Caffeine
High
Certification
Not available
Typical Preparation
Use 8 oz / 236 ml of water
Set water temperature to 195 °F / 90 °C
Steep for 3 min, 0 sec
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5 Tasting Notes View all

“I believe this is my second yerba mate? Now, right off the bat, I messed up the preparation. Turns out I was supposed to treat it like a green, but I read the instructions too late. So my water was...” Read full tasting note
“Tried this for the first time today. YUM! Helped me wake up for my class tonight. The folks at Harney Soho always have great suggestions of tea.” Read full tasting note
“Mmmmm I’ve never had plain old Mate before and this is good! Tastes very earthy and somewhat refreshing :)” Read full tasting note
“I’m on the fence about this one. Not being a caffeine drinker the “tang” was certainly something different/a distraction. I could definitely see this being an acquired taste for me personally.” Read full tasting note

Description

This is a popular herbal beverage from South America with a long tradition, including being used by the gauchos (cowboys) of Argentina. Although it is herbal, it does contain caffeine. It has a grassy, vegetal flavor. At our Tasting Room, our staff blends it with Peppermint. Here, however, we offer straight Yerba Mate. If you have peppermint on hand, you might try creating a unique blend for yourself. For best flavor, brew this tisane for 3 minutes using 180 degree water.

About Harney & Sons

Since 1983 Harney & Sons has been the source for fine teas. We travel the globe to find the best teas and accept only the exceptional. We put our years of experience to work to bring you the best Single-Estate teas, and blends beyond compare.

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