Yerba Maté is a caffeinated infusion that comes from a type of holly plant native to South America. It is consumed regularly in Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina for its believed health benefits and ability to create a focused energy. Traditionally, this beverage is enjoyed over multiple steeps with a maté gourd and bombilla (a special straw). The infusion is sweet, smoky, and slightly vegetal.
earthy, sweet, crisp
HOT: 1 teaspoon per 8 oz serving. Steep for 5-10 minutes in 175 F water.
ICED: 1 teaspoon per 4 oz serving. Steep for 5-10 minutes in 175 F water. Add Ice after steep time.