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 (28 reviews)

type: herbal

origin: argentina

caffeine: strong

price level: $$$$

The mellow chicory-like character of our Brazilian toasted mate is a perfect platform for a favorite indulgence: chocolate! Add a bit of hazelnut and you have the perfect treat. Great straight up or enhanced with cream and sugar. If you're a fan of chocolate mate teas, we invite you to give this formula a try. Please note that all Mate varieties contains caffeine; we would not suggest it as a nightcap. Steep at 150°F for 3-5 minutes

Recent reviews

    • 

      Very good! Tastes like just like my ferrero roach chocolates! Would highly recommend!

    • 

      Yum! The smell of this tea is downright phenomenal! All the goodness of chocolate and hazelnut. The taste is there to boot. I added cream and sugar and it tasted like a weak coffee.

    • EC

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      This isn't bad - it's reminiscent of coffee as intended. It is sort of chocolaty, though I don't really pick up the nutty notes as much. It has sort of a burnt taste to it, but I feel like I could acquire the taste for it if I needed to - like if I needed to give up coffee. It's not bad, but I probably won't order more.

    • 

      I'm starting to think that mate is just not for me.

      My mate sample seemed very heavy on the tobacco flavor when hot. I almost dumped it. I let it sit and cool a bit more, and when I tried it again the flavor had shifted to more coffee-like. I prefer the coffee flavor over the tobacco, but it still wasn't for me.

      My sample also didn't have any chocolate in it. I added my own sweetened cocoa nibs, but I couldn't detect any chocolate or hazelnut flavor in the first steep.

      I braved a second steep, which gave me better results. Again I let it cool a bit from it's steeping temp, and when I sipped it I was able to pick up on the chocolate and hazelnut flavors. I'm glad I finally reach this tea's potential, but it's a bit too nuanced for me. I don't think I'll purposefully go looking for it again.

      Gave it a cold bath then Steep 2x, (1) 150F 5min, (2) 3min

    • BF

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      Warm, cozy, toasty. Perfect for a pick me up in the morning to get your day going!

    • 

      Didn't taste any chocolate but it has a nice nutty flavor and hazelnut aroma. Smooth but the mate overwhelms the flavors with an earthy almost musty flavor.

    • 

      Rich, full of nutty and chocolatey notes, and delicious with creamer, a favorite!

    • 

      My favorite mate tea anywhere! It’s balanced and strong but not bitter or overpowering. Very nutty which I like.

    • 

      My favorite thing about this tea is how well-balanced the chocolate notes are with a slight savory flavor component and the warm sensation of a mug in my palms. It is undeniably chocolatey without seeming sweet! Absolutely one of my favorites. And I am not someone who enjoys "chocolate flavored" candies, but I love a good, solid bar.

    • 

      One of my favorites from Adagio. Makes for a good replacement for a cup of coffee and the mate gives enough of a caffeine kick. Mild chocolate and nut flavor.

    • 

      I thought the flavors went together, but I didn't actually like the flavors. I like coffee, so the watery coffee flavor made me feel like I was drinking bad coffee from a fast food restaurant.

    • 

      This seemed sort of weak to me even though I brewed the full 5 minutes. Flavor was just ok.

    • 

      Nutty flavor, very good for a morning cup, especially if you are a coffee drinker. This was perfect just lightly sweetened.

    • 

      I really enjoyed the flavor of this one. Plain the nuttiness was the main flavor, but with a bit of sugar the chocolate came forth to make a lovely nutty chocolate tea.

    • 

      I love this. Chocolate and hazelnut pair so well together.

    • 

      Smelled like hazelnut, tasted like water. Didn’t have any flavor to me.

    • 

      This was very nicely chocolate. Perfect with a little vanilla unsweetened almond milk and stevia

    • 

      I like the nuttiness of this mate and prefer to drink it with a little cream

    • CK

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      This mate blend was okay, but only okay in my opinion. I picked up this tea in the mate sampler, and it was definitely my least favorite. I was excited to try it based solely on its appearance in the Parks and Rec Phraseology fandom blend, but that blend was much better than the sum of its parts. Not a bad mate, but not my favorite.

    • 

      This reminds me of hazelnut coffee without all the bitterness. I love it! I’m usually a purist and never put sugar or cream in my tea but this one I tried it. It’s amazing. Coffee makes my stomach hurt, this gives me that fix without all the pain.

    • 

      I couldn't really taste any mocha flavor in this; it just has a slightly nutty taste on top of the vegetal/bitter toasted mate flavor. Not a favorite of mine, but if you enjoy mate it may be worth trying out.

    • MJ

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      Tastes way too artificial for me. The strong hazelnut taste takes away from the tea and replaces it with what might as well be some run-of-the-mill junk. Way too chemically for me.

    • BD

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      This tea has a very nutty taste. I liked it a lot.

    • EL

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      a good tea but the smell was mate while the taste was nut so a little confusing for me

    • 

      This isn't bad, but its just a little too nutty for my taste. It takes away from the earthiness of the mate

    • 

      Very nutty. I like it. Very different than what I normally drink, but it's pretty good.

    • 

      A new favorite! A great replacement for coffee and great as a treat. Just enough caffeine for me. I also really love it mixed with a bit of chocolate chai. A very warm and inviting tea. I am definitely buying the big bag next time!

    • 

      The hazelnut works well with the naturally earthy flavor of the mate, the chocolate is kind of lost to me but the other flavors work so well together I don't really mind, love starting my morning with this one!