YERBA MATE

How to brew traditional MATE

MATE: 

Is the traditional way to brew yerba mate, it's an instant Hot brew. 

Stronger in flavor than steeping in a tea cup, great to start your day as your morning ritual. 

 

1) Fill 2/3 of the gourd or mate cup. 

2) Shake it lightly, letting the yerba mate rest a 45 angle. 

3) Place the straw and add a splash of room temperature water. Preparing the mate for the RITUAL. 

4) Add the hot water slowly on the lower side, until the yerba mate is saturated. 

Water temperature for the mate 160 Fahrenheit / 70 Celsius.  

THE CEBADOR: 

If you are in charge of preparing the mate, you are called the cebador. You are going to drink the first sip (the strongest). Keep pouring water and sipping by yourself or pass it around to friends and family.