Category: Teas

Teapigs Yerba Mate energy brew (Tea)

Posted by – March 27, 2009

Teapigs – yerba mate – energy brew – 15 tea temples – £5 GBP from Coffee Union – cheaper on the website. The back of the box said it was a “love or hate” kind of tea, so I had to try it. It’s native to South America and it’s meant to “increase focus and alertness while helping with detoxing and weight loss”. Apparently – I find it soothing and relaxing, with a real “…aaaah” (and relax) sensation. It’s got a slightly smokey aspect to it and reminds me of Masala Chai tea, but with a sweeter end of cup taste. Great for work day afternoons it’s relaxing and soothing, but doesn’t make you too sleepy. (from