How to Prepare old
Drinking Yerba Mate traditional way with a Bombilla can be tricky sometimes, there are some tips to follow in order to have a good experience. If your Yerba Mate tastes too bitter, there is probably something that you're doing wrong. Follow these tips and you'll become a Skilled Cebador in no time!
1) Add Yerba Mate to the 2/3 of a container
2) Tap the Yerba Mate to one side of the container to create a 45° little slope on one side
3) Moisten the Yerba Mate with cool water. Just a splash at the bottom of the slope
4) Gently insert the filter tip of Bombilla (straw) into the bottom of the container
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.
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.
Boiling water burns all the nutrients and makes bitter Yerba Mate.