Top 10 Best Yerba Mate Teas for 2020
Numi Mate Lemon
Tea lovers will probably already know the brand, and this Numi Mate Lemon lives up to its reputation for quality. The blend contains green tea, which creates a slightly sweet and earthy profile, which is enhanced by the citrus fruits.
- Box made from recycled materials
- Bags are biodegradable
- On the more expensive side
Wisdom of the Ancients Royale
Don’t have time to brew? Then you can try the wisdom of the Old Royale, an instant powder that gives you the benefits of Yerba without making a pumpkin. It is made with stevia for a calorie-free sweetness.
- Use with hot or cold water
- Enhance it with lemon or mint
- Not for traditionalists
Clean Cause Sparkling
Each can of Clean Cause Sparkling should give your step a little zest no matter what taste you try. You can also feel comfortable choosing this drink, as half of the profit goes to drug and alcohol addiction recovery programs.
- Fruity and thirst quenching
- Offered in a variety pack
- 8 grams of sugar per serving
Mate Factor Dark Roast
If you want to switch from coffee to partner, the Mate Factor Dark Roast offers you a good agent. This drink, which accounts for itself as a grain drink, combines Ilex paraguariensis with roasted carob, barley and chicory for a rich, java-like profile.
- Smoky and nutty
- Good for blending with other teas
- Not gluten-free
Kiss Me Organics Variety Pack
Great for newcomers, the Kiss Me Organics Variety Pack includes four boxes of bags, each with a different flavor blend. All provide the benefits that aficionados love, but the harmonized tastes offer a palatable introduction to this extra-bold beverage.
- Organic and vegan
- Individually wrapped
- More bland than many
Cruz De Malta 1/2 Kilo
Even traditionalists will appreciate the Cruz De Malta 1/2 Kilo since it’s con palo, meaning it contains stems. This makes it a great choice for a gourd and bombilla, because the stems will help prevent the coarsely cut leaves from clogging the straw.
- Light flavor may be good for newbies
- Refreshing and energizing
- Offered in larger size too
Ecoteas Organic Unsmoked
Ecoteas Organic Unsmoked comes from a small company in Oregon, and is a loose leaf variety made from sustainably-grown plants. It offers a flexible preparation, as it’s great for use with an infuser, a traditional gourd, or even an espresso machine.
- Verified non-gmo
- Mellow flavor profile
- Bag is a little flimsy
Taragui Sin Palo
You’ll get the boost you need from the Taragui Sin Palo , which has no stems for a stronger drink with a more intense flavor. This pure-leaf product comes from Argentina and should work well with a French press or coffee percolator.
- Hefty 1-kilogram bag
- Robust but not overly bitter
- Budget-friendly price
This Inato Premium claims to have no stems and very little dust, with each bag containing leaves from shade-grown plants. Unlike many others, it’s neither smoked nor aged, which leads to a brighter color and a fresher, lighter drink.
- Comes from brazil
- Good grind size for bombillas
- Roasted variety also available
Guayaki Traditional Organic
These Guayaki Traditional Organic not only taste good, but they’re versatile, too, since they’re great for making both hot and iced beverages. The bags are easy to take with you anywhere, so they are perfect for an afternoon pick-me-up at the office.
- Leaves grown in rainforest
- Fair trade certified
- 75 bags per order