What Is The Best Yerba Mate Tea For Beginners?
Most of you probably associate mate tea with distinctively strong flavour. The bitterness of traditional Paraguayan and Argentine mate tea blends is a result of elaboration technique that involves smoke-drying over a special hearth. However, it’s not the only way to produce yerba mate tea. Brazilians use alternative solution replacing smoke with hot air. The effect? Consistently high caffeine content and pleasant delicate taste of the infusion! No wonder that green mate tea fanbase is growing quickly. Among yerba mate green products, Verde Mate Green is definitely the most popular and respected brand. It will be a great choice both for beginners and advanced mate tea connoisseurs!
Fruity and herbal yerba mate tea
Properly selected ingredients can have a huge impact on flavour of the infusion. There are many mate tea blends with herbs, fruit pieces or special oils. What are the brands of our choice in this category? CBSe, Guarani and Verde Mate products available in its multiple variations will certainly do the job. If you are about to start your adventure with yerba mate tea, try one of these:
- Verde Mate Green Frutos Tropicales with delicious fruit ingredients in the form of goji berries, orange peels, pineapple and pomelo cubes and coconut flakes. Sweet, subtle and stimulating combination!
- Guarani Menta Limón. Although it belongs to the family of smoky Paraguayan products, the refreshing addition of mint and lemon perfectly eliminates bitterness. It will also be great when served as an ice-cold terere.
- CBSe Frutos del Bosque, famous for its perfect balance of sweet fruit accents that perfectly reduce the bitterness of infusion.
Yerba mate suave, classic mate tea with a milder taste
Suave is the Spanish word for "mild". Mate tea products with such description tend to be way more delicate. This is the effect of a slightly different technology for processing slush and long aging. Rosamonte Suave is undoubtedly the most popular product in this category. It will be appreciated both by beginners and more advanced infusion lovers.
Yerba mate samples in sachets
In thsi case it's not about the taste only. Sample packets containing 50 or 100 grams of mate tea are offered by various brands. We believe that novices should become familiar with them mainly for the sake of practicality and low price. Not sure what to choose? Order a set of a dozen or so samples and explore the richness of yerba mate tea without having to make huge purchases.