Tea Type: Yerba Maté
Ingredients: Yerba Maté is an herbal tea made from the leaves and twigs of the Ilex paraguariensis plant
Flavors: Bitter, herbaceous, toasty, smoky, tobacco, slightly nutty and camphor-like flavors with light cocoa notes
Sold As: Loose Leaf
Steeping: Not a hard-and-fast guide for brewing this tea, but rather a place to get started. Steeping time may
vary based on your personal taste or on how many infusions have already been done. Experiment with the brewing
of your tea to discover its unique character.
Steeping Instructions: 1-2 tsp per cup | we recommend steeping temp set at 165° - 175° for 3-5 minutes (as not to burn the tea leaves.) Multiple steeps possible.--
This is a wonderful kick start to the day! This maté smells like a fresh cup of coffee. The toasting process of the South American Yerba Maté plant is similar to coffee roasting and yields a darker, deeper cup that still offers similar energizing effects.
This tea has a toasty, comforting chicory notes that takes milk and sugar well.