Guayusa -   - Harney & Sons Fine Teas
Guayusa - Loose 1 lb. Bag - Harney & Sons Fine Teas
Guayusa - Loose 2 oz. Tin - Harney & Sons Fine Teas


Sale price$ 24.00
Packaging Type:Loose
Unit:1 lb. Bag
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Guayusa is a traditional Ecuadorian beverage from the Amazon. Like Yerba Mate, it contains elevated levels of caffeine and many antioxidants. It has a mild vegetable flavor. Only recently has it been introduced to the States.

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Mike's Rating

3 Briskness
1 Body
2 Aroma
 Details: At an industry event we met the earnest young people that import this traditional herbal from Ecuador. We liked the taste, so we bought some. The is one the few herbals that contains caffeine.
 Dry Leaves: Crushed guayusa leaves, small and varying lighter shades of green.
 Liquor: The liquor of our Guayusa is a greenish-brown.
 Aroma: Sharp vegetal notes reminiscent of peppers.
 Flavors: Assertive vegetal flavors.
 Caffeine Level: Caffeinated
 Body: Medium-bodied
 Brewing Time: 2 to 3 minutes
 Brewing Temp: 175º