Mate is hugely popular in South America, especially in the central and southern Andes. So popular in fact that canned and prepared concoctions of Mate Soda sell more than "western" soft-drinks. Yerba Mate does contain caffeine and boasts high levels of antioxidents.
Type: Herbal - Tisane
Brew Temperature: 200°
Brew Time: up to 5 minutes
Taste: Vegetal with subtle fruit sweetness. Medium body.