Tea: Yerba Mate
Type: Mate Tea
Description: Guayaki Teabag Mate Tea 'Yerba Mate'
Ingredients: Organic Yerba Mate leaf and stem
Amount: 1 teabag
Water: 8 ounces hot spigot water
Steep Time: a little over 5 minutes
Dry Leaf Smell: Wood, paper, green tea
Steeped Tea Smell: woody green tea
Flavor: woody green tea, a bit bitter and a bit astringent
Liquor: translucent yellow-brown honey colored
Gift from a co-worker who tried the Yerba Mate and found it to have too much caffeine. I enjoy being the crazy tea lady of the office.
So far I find mate to taste very much like a green tea.
Rating: 2/4 leaves
1=Bleh! not again if it were free
2=Acceptable, if it were free or there were limited other tea options
3=I might purchase this tea from time to time, or select it while out
4=A staple in our cupboard from now on, I will purchase and keep purchasing