This Brazilian-grown mate has a dark honey color to the liquor and a smooth character. Mate is wonderful iced or with a drop of fruit juice. Mate is an herbal, but it is high in caffeine, so a go-to when you need a caffeine boost!
Insider Tip: This tea is traditionall drank out of a gourd, called a mate, using a straw, called a bombilla, which also acts as a filter. We offer these in store. For more contemporary consumption, try a glass infuser.
Caffeine Level: High.
Popular in South America, particularly part of Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay, Yerba Mate is also popular among certain communities in Lebanon and Syria. Traditionally consumed by filling the mate 3/4 full of leaves then adding water, consuming, and passing to a friend, yerba mate is a very social tea! In modern times, it is common in the South American regions where it is popular to see people walking around with their mate and a thermal container of hot water.
Ingredients: Yerba mate from Argentina.
- One Leaf: