The way that most people drink it in South America. This is the most efficient way to extract the highest amount of nutrients and feel the full effect of mate.
Basically, Tereré is an ice-cold variation of traditional yerba mate. Popular in Paraguay and Southern Brazil, it’s incredibly refreshing! (Perfect for first-timers)
Drinking Yerba Mate traditional way with a bombilla can be tricky sometimes, there are some tips to follow in order to have a good experience. If your Yerba Mate tastes too bitter, there is probably something that you're doing wrong. Follow these tips and you'll become a Skilled Cebador in no time!
We recommend to use is around 1 to 3 tablespoons of Yerba Mate per cup of water. Depending on the strength that you are looking for, you'll find your right dosage.
If you're infusing with hot water, steep for 4 to 10 minutes. If you're cold brewing, we recommend to let it steep for 1 to 20 hours. Again, it all depends on the strength that you're looking for.
Yerba Mate can be infused with hot (65 to 80 ° C) or cold water. One important thing to remember is to never use boiling water. Boiling water burns all the nutrients and makes bitter Yerba Mate.
Whether you're looking to prepare your morning pick-me-up, filling your travel mug before leaving the house or prepare a refreshing ice cold mate on a hot day, french presses get the job done!
Infuse your mate just like you would infuse your coffee. Follow the steps below and enjoy the results!
In order to obtain the best iced cold Yerba Mate, cold brewing is the best option so far.
Your coffee machines work perfectly to infuse Yerba Mate. Percolators, Espresso and Single Serve machines do the work! Brew a cycle with water to remove coffee residues and use them just as you would with coffee.
Always moisten the Yerba Mate with cool water before for better results.
Tea infusers work as well to infuse Yerba Mate. Whether you're using a mug strainer, a tea-pot or a tea ball you'll be satisfied! Remember to always moisten your Yerba Mate with cool water before pouring hot water.