Playadito Yerba Mate Traditional is an Argentine yerba mate known for its smooth yet complex taste. Created by Colonia Liebig, Playadito Yerba Mate Traditional is a high-quality yerba with a characteristic “mellow” flavor that’s perfect for any occasion.
Playadito Yerba Mate Traditional is a beginner-friendly yerba with a classic Argentine cut. It’s con palo (with stems). This mix has both large stems and leaves, which gives its flavorsome woody notes. It doesn’t contain a lot of dust, which means this yerba mate isn’t very bitter. You can expect a gentle taste that’s subtly sweet.
For yerba mate newbies, Playadito is a great choice for your first mate. Some drinkers describe this yerba mate as “mellow.” It’s one of those classic yerba mates that you can’t go wrong with.
One of the key aspects of Playadito is that you have to get the water temperature just right. This yerba mate doesn’t activate all the rich flavors and nutrients unless the temperature is near-boiling (not too hot or too cold). It also has a fairly long duration with the right water temperature.
As the Traditional variety from Playadito, this yerba mate has no special added flavors. It’s a classic taste with some sweet hints. If you want to drink mate in the late afternoon, Playadito is a good choice because it’s soothing and not too strong.
The package of Playadito Yerba Mate Traditional mentions that it’s gluten-free. Celiacs and those with gluten-sensitivity should have no problem.
Playadito Yerba Mate Traditional is excellent for beginner yerba mate drinkers. Its well-rounded and smooth flavor makes it a great first yerba mate to get started.
Playadito Yerba Mate Traditional is available in 500g and 1kg packages. The Traditional variety comes in a yellow bag with a green map of the Corrientes and Misiones provinces in Argentina.