HOW TO INFUSE YERBA MATE

YERBA MATE CAN BE INFUSED IN A PLENTY OF WAYS!
HERE YOU'LL FIND THE ONE THAT FITS YOUR LIFESTYLE!

TRADITIONAL WAY - MATE & BOMBILLA

TRADITIONAL WAY - WITH HOT WATER

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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.

PREPARATION

TERERÉ - WITH ICE COLD WATER

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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) 

PREPARATION
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PRACTICAL WAYS - FRENCH PRESS, TEA INFUSERS & COFFEE MACHINES

DOSAGE

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.

INFUSION TIME

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.

TEMPERATURE

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.

FRENCH PRESS

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!

Hot brew

Infuse your mate just like you would infuse your coffee. Follow the steps below and enjoy the results!

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  • Add some Yerba Mate in the French Press
  • Moisten the Yerba Mate with cool water
  • Add hot water at a temperature between 65-80 ° C (never boiling)
  • Let it sit for 4 to 10 minutes and press the filter
  • Serve and enjoy!

COLd BREW

In order to obtain the best iced cold Yerba Mate,  cold brewing is the best option so far.

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  • Add some Yerba Mate in the French Press
  • Fill the whole French Press with cold water
  • Without pressing the filter, let it sit in the fridge for 1 to 20 hours depending on the desired strength.
  • Press the filter and enjoy!

COFFEE MACHINES

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

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.