Organic Double Dark® Chocolate Mate

Organic Double Dark® Chocolate Mate
Organic Double Dark® Chocolate Mate

As featured in Woman's World Hot Trends.

Dynamic Duo - It's a match made in heaven: organic, roasted Yerba Maté blended with organic dark cocoa powder in a guilt-free, full-bodied dessert tea. All with less than 5 calories per cup.

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This herbal blend has about half the amount of caffeine per cup than in a similar-sized cup of coffee. More about caffeine.

Ingredients

Organic roasted carob, organic roasted yerba mate, organic natural dark chocolate flavors, organic natural cocoa, natural cocoa flavor, organic natural chocolate extract and organic chicory

Calories

< 5 calories per serving

Country of Origin

Worldwide

  • 4 Stars
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What our Citizens are saying about this great gift of the leaf...

5 Stars

Think Cocoa - Not Chocolate

Fort Worth, TX

I LOVE this tea - it's a fantastic substitute for coffee from a caffeine perspective, especially if you are hooked on mochas. Make no mistake - this is NOT hot chocolate. If you've ever had raw cocoa, this is more the taste. I'm a big fan of yerba mate as well, so if you like yerba, this may be a good tea for you.

5 Stars

This is really, really good!

Landover, MD

This tea is wonderful, yummy and soothing. I love, love, love it so much that I brought a friend her own container of this tea. I will order more soon.

5 Stars

In love!

Harpswell, ME

This is the MOST wonderful 3pm pick-me-up, especially with the dark afternoons. I add 4 TBSP of Silk Vanilla Soy creamer. The result is around 80 calories of choclate-ness. Yum!

5 Stars

Deliciously Dark

San Diego, CA

Deep, dark, rich flavor. Almost coffee-ish. Love this tea first thing in the morning. Haven't tried it with milk or sugar, but I'm sure the addition would be heavenly. Will be keeping this around as a stable in my pantry.

5 Stars

What could be better?

Nashville, TN

We love to mix our Assam full leaf tea with the contents of these wonderful teabags - makes a wonderfully civilized and relaxed beginning before the tension of the business day sets in!

5 Stars

Don't hesitate to try, just buy!

Portland, OR

I discovered this tea during the holiday season. Its now June, and I'm still drinking it daily. I can't seem to get enough....love it!

5 Stars

Guilt-Free Chocolate Taste!

Boardman, OH

I am very happy with my chocolate tea...great chocolate taste! A great dessert tea!

5 Stars

Yes to Mate!

Lees Summit, MO

I love Mate anyway, but you need to sweeten it to drink it. This Double Chocolate is so good, you don't need to sweeten it. Better yet, Chocolate! YUM!!

5 Stars

Unexpected!

Dix Hills, NY

I asked for a sample of this tea and I was not disappointed. I didn't expect to like it because I am not always a fan of chocolate (let alone double dark chocolate) but it tasted AMAZING! I highly recommend this. Just a bit of brown sugar makes this quite a treat.

5 Stars

Excellent drink

Defiance, OH

This is a luscious beverage. I like the chocolate without all the calories.

5 Stars

Double Delicious

Howell, NJ

This tea has plenty of chocolate flavor and I love to have it like a dessert at night or when I want to feel like I am getting a treat without all of the calories!

5 Stars

Double Dark Chocolate Mate

Raymond, NH

This is one of my go-to teas. This tea is an experience. I have a little ritual: I slowly open the tin, breathe deeply to get the full impact of the gorgeous smell, then I drop it in my favorite mug, and stand by while the water boils. Then I breathe deeply while it steeps. This is a slow sipping tea for me. I just want to savor every drop.

5 Stars

best tea I HAVE EVER HAVE

Fargo, ND

THIS IS THE BEST TEA I THOUGHT THE PERSON WHO SAID IT IS HER NOW HOT CHOCOLATE WAS STRETCHING THE TRUTH NO SHE WAS RIGHT. I ADD CREAM AND STEVIA AND I AM IN HEAVEN. IT IS A NICE DESERT

5 Stars

chocolate-y heaven

kanab, UT

After tasting this tea, even my husband is a convert. Just opening the can, the deep, dark chocolate smell wafts out and gets you excited to try it. It's a deep, strong flavor and perfect pick me up in the morning. If you add a little stevia, it is desert in a cup.

4 Stars

rich

Mesa, AZ

delightful aroma, well balanced taste, very satisfying, just what I want for breakfast

5 Stars

Yum

Laporte, IN

It smells yummy and the taste is smooth. I was a little concerned it might be bitter but was way off. Definitely a do over.

5 Stars

Chocolate!

Des Moines, IA

My new "cup of hot chocolate."

5 Stars

Is this only 5 calories?

Atlanta, GA

When I read some of the not so favorable reviews I almost did not order this WONDERFUL tea. My husband and I love it. No, it is not like taking a bite of a chocolate bar, but a delightful flavor of chocolate. I only wish there was a decaf version.

5 Stars

I'm in Love

San Jose , CA

I was looking for something with caffeine, to replace a non tea drink, I'm removing from my diet. Came across this @ Whole Foods, and it is perfect. I wanted the caffeine, but didn't expect the wonderful taste that goes with it. Wonderful, wonderful - nothing better than chocolate!

4 Stars

Slightly odd to Daily cravings

Seattle, WA

I've never had a chocolate flavored tea before so this was a little odd tasting at first. Now I wake up craving this tea. I just can't seem to get enough of it. Sometimes I mix it with the banana cuppa chocolate tea as well. Yum!

5 Stars

awesome tea

austin, TX

I always make this with two bags in a big cup of water and keep the bags in as i'm drinking it; add a little vanilla soy, and it's awesome. It's not a cup of hot chocolate, and it's not meant to be.

3 Stars

Jury Still Out

Herald, CA

I first bought a canister of this some time ago. It was filled with powdered cocoa and it quickly became my fave. I ran out and bought a bulk bag. There was no loose cocoa powder in the bag and the tea did not taste the same. Certain I had received a bum batch, I notified ROT and they sent me another bag - still no cocoa powder. I don't know why my first canister had so much cocoa powder in it, but that really made the tea. So now, I am adding unsweetened organic cocoa powder to my cuppa. I like it much better this way.

5 Stars

When brewed right, awesome!

, TX

I expect high and low ratings for things involving taste - we are all different. But if you want to give this a fair shot, you need to remember it is HERBAL and needs boiling water and a 5-7 min. steep (I do 7) for flavor, sometimes 2 bags per cup which might be the only negative I have. We drink it with cream no sweetener, iced or hot and love it. If you are looking for hot chocolate, drink hot chocolate! We do low carb a lot and this is like a great treat that keeps cravings away (mate might help with that, too) It is not my top favorite tea but I really like it.

1 Star

No chocolate taste

Ellicott City, MD

I don't know if I got half-filled bags or improperly filled bags or what...the only taste I get is that of tea. No chocolate whatsoever....doesn't matter if I try it plain, with sweetener, or with milk. There's supposed to be cocoa powder apparent...there isn't. I just used the last teabag and I won't be buying this again.

1 Star

Thumbs down - sorry

Cedar Rapids, IA

Sorry, but this just doesn't do it for me. I love the Honey Ginseng Green Tea so I was really looking forward to tasting this one because I also love chocolate but I don't care for it at all.

3 Stars

kinda tastes like a tootsie roll

nyc, NY

for chocolate tea, it's one of the better ones. it's not hot chocolate, it's still tea. I'm a chocolate lover, i'm a tea lover, i'm a coffee lover, and i have a loud sweet tooth. It's not a bad tea but if i'm in the mood for chocolate, i'll just have chocolate. and then i'll grab one of the ROT's hibiscus flavors.

5 Stars

Fabulous

Cabo San Lucas,

I'd had this wonderful tea a while back and when I found myself running low I just had to order more. It's totally chocolaty, smooth, rich and an absolutely perfect cold winter morning (or evening) beverage.

3 Stars

close but not quite

, FL

I wanted to love this tea, but the fact is, it's tea. My taste buds wanted something a little more substance like hot chocolate, but it tasted to me more like chocolate water.

1 Star

Disappointing

Lily Dale, NY

Sadly, this tea was very disappointing. It was bitter, strong, and did not remind me of chocolate.

1 Star

Tastes Like Chemical Imitation Chocolate

San Francisco, CA

I don't know how this tea has so many good reviews. I tried it for the first time recently with three other people and no one liked it. Three of us are not very picky, but we couldn't even finish our cups! My girlfriend -- who I would say is a little picky in taste -- nailed it. She said she could tell they weren't using real chocolate. I looked at the ingredients and sure enough, the main ingredient is "carob", a chocolate substitute that doesn't actually taste like chocolate, and is much less flavorful (read more about it here: http://recipes.howstuffworks.com/what-is-carob.htm). The next ingredient is Yerba Mate, then "organic natural dark chocolate flavors", whatever that means. After that, they finally list cocoa, but they clearly do not put enough in to make the tea taste good. Bottom line, it tastes like some chemical imitation flavor, the way watered down cherry kool aid might resemble the flavor of actual cherries. Some people like drinks like that. I don't. Don't get me wrong, I don't expect a

5 Stars

Yummy

Bristol, RI

Yummy pretty much sums it up.

5 Stars

Perfect afternoon treat

Citrus Heights, CA

I sip a cup of this tea everyday after lunch and it helps me get through the rest of my work day afternoon. The aroma is fabulous!

5 Stars

tasty!!

Studio City, CA

make it extra chocolaty with chocolate stevia!!! yum!!

5 Stars

Chocolate Dream

Aptos, CA

WOW! True dark chocolate taste! Absolutely Wonderful!

5 Stars

My favorite!!

, NH

Love this tea! It's just the right amount of chocolate- nice a light and guilt free!! Came back for more!

3 Stars

Not my favorite chocolate tea

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It's not my favorite Chocolate tea. I don't think I'm used to the Mate. It has a unique scent and slight aftertaste that I'm not fond of. I much prefer the flavor of the Republic of Tea peppermint chocolate herbal tea.

5 Stars

Yum!

Portland, OR

Very tasty. I've been brewing it double strength and sweetening it with Truvia and some unsweetened almond milk. Delicious in the morning especially since I can't drink coffee!

5 Stars

Best tea ever

Kansas City, KS

I love this tea. It has a very good taste.

4 Stars

In search of a rich chocolate tasting tea

Cape Cod, MA

hmmmmm - this one is good, flavor is good. I unfortunately have not found that rich flavored "cocoa" tea yet. I will keep searching

5 Stars

This is the richest chocolate tea

Phoenix, AZ

Deep, rich and satisfying!

4 Stars

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A chocolate lovers delight!!!

5 Stars

I'm addicted to this in the morning!

Trinity, AL

I went through the first 2 tins, and the store I purchased it from no longer had it in stock. Thought I wouldn't like chocolate tea before I tried this. I absolutely LOVE it! and have gone on to try different blends, so far none are better or even come close to this wonderful rich chocolatey treat.

5 Stars

Best way to start the morning!

Nashville, TN

We mix this and assam black tea together for breakfast, and a wonderful boost to our day! I don't know how we ever got started without it!

5 Stars

weird, but delicious

, OK

VERY earthy, more cocoa than chocolate really. I was a good 15 tea bags in before I decided I really liked it. So if you bought it and didn't like it, ship it to me, or just keep trying.

5 Stars

Chocolate, chocolately, chocoluteness!

Ojai, CA

This used to be my favorite tea until the banana chocolate variety came along, but it's still a very close second. I'm a glutton for all things tasty, so I add chocolate flavored stevia to really punch up the chocolate flavor in this incredible yerba mate tea. Add some milk and it's like having a warm cup of cocoa with zero calories. Chocolate skinny-ness. What's not to love!

4 Stars

GREAT TEA!

Rock Hill, SA

Wonderful chocolate flavor but no bitterness. Great with a litle almond milk! Very smooth!

5 Stars

Tastes like dessert!

Riverside, CA

Add a little stevia sweetener and it tastes like dessert, but with a lot fewer calories. Great tea!

5 Stars

Almost decadent

, IL

This has a great chocolate flavor. I had it at a cafe' somewhere and had to order it. It was worth the money, it's one of my favorites.

5 Stars

Positively Addictive

Nashville, , TN

We mix with with our Assam tea in the mornings for a breakfast boost - and start the day smiling!

5 Stars

Yummie Chocolate Tea

Lakewood, NJ

Great "different tea". The chocolate adds a depth of flavor so nice on a cool evening outside watching the stars.

4 Stars

Not wild about Mate, but...

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I'm not a huge fan of mate, and my initial impression of this was - "ergh". Mate just ends up being too bitter for me. But I stuck with it and added a tiny bit of sugar and full cream to it...okay, I'm convinced. The touch of sugar and cream make it taste like grown-up hot chocolate! Very good!

5 Stars

YUM !

Rainier, OR

BEST chocolate flavor ! Not artificial tasting ....

5 Stars

Great Tea!

North Reading, MA

I like this tea a lot. The tea has a nice flavor and is not too strong. I like chocolate and this help with that.

4 Stars

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great flavor but too weak! Have started using double tea bags to get the flavor i expected.

5 Stars

Treat!

Palatine, IL

This tea was delicious with some rice milk and a touch of sweetener.

5 Stars

Prescott, AZ

Execellent way to do a yera mate

5 Stars

, NH

just right when you need a little chocolate without all the unwanted extras (calories!)

3 Stars

mild after taste & paint smell

New York, NY

I have to say I usually don't agree with other reviewers in terms of taste and smell but this one really has a paint smell and an after taste. It is my only dissappointment with Republic of Tea. Anyway, I use it during this allergy season because of its therapeutic effects. It may help to mask the flavor & smell to mix it with another flavored tea or beverage.

5 Stars

Love this Tea

Los Angeles, CA

I love this tea - this is the second time I have bought the 250 bags - I went through the first in no time. I use 2 teabags to make 20 oz. tea each morning. I add sweetener and soy milk and sip to my heart's content.

5 Stars

Just what I was hoping for

Cincinnati, OH

This tea was exactly what I was hoping for. I have had several of the other chocolate teas but with this one I wanted more of the chocolate taste.

2 Stars

Not what I expected.

Owensville, MO

I was excited to try this tea. When I made my first cup I thought it smelled like paint. Then I tasted it and it tasted like paint. So i got some of my friends in the kitchen and didn't tell them what I thought just to give me their first impression. They all said this smells like paint. I don't know if I got a bad batch but I did not enjoy this tea. Love the Good Hope Vanilla though.

5 Stars

The Best of the Best

San Clemente, CA

Wow, what a surprise. Thank you Amber for sending this sample of double dark tea to me. I would never have ordered this tea. I am into greens, black & herb teas. In my first cup I didn't add any milk because I did not want to change the great taste. The next time I put in an order I will have this on my list. Just an extra note to thank you for your great teas. I have been drinking green teas since I was five sitting in my grandmother's kitchen. She did not ever drank coffee like her children and because she was my beloved grandmother I too would drink Liptons green tea which was the only green tea in her market. I have been drinking green teas for sixty years and I am very glad I found your teas at Mother's market many years ago, your the BEST! Thank you, Sandra

5 Stars

love!

A'ville, TN

I wasn't sure about this one, but WOW! I love it! And I will definitely order this one again -- smooth, with a bit of sugar and cream, it is a delight!

4 Stars

Delicious - especially when Iced

Burlington, MA

This is so good hot, but with a little sweetener and over ice, it is incredibly delicious.

5 Stars

Double dark chocolate mate

Albion, ME

This makes a wonderful cup of tea for the chocolate lovers. My 11 year old daughter and i drink a cup every morning with breakfast.

4 Stars

, PA

Throughout my first few cups of this tea I found it weak and somewhat lackluster, but it grew on me as time wore on. I now prefer its somewhat weaker character, as you can taste more than just chocolate - hints of earth and smokiness too. I usually have a cup of this after lunch at work and it is a great tasting way to get rid of the post-lunch doldrums.

1 Star

Not my cup of tea!

alto, MI

I very much DID NOT like this. It was expensive for a tea I will not drink again!

5 Stars

yummy stuff!

San Francisco, CA

lovely cocoa flavour

4 Stars

Mate Latte Comparison

Kailua, HI

So, I read Fred Schmed's comment from Dec. 6th that said, (in summary) ‘the mate latte is better in the sense that (he implied) it has more flavor and more robust’. So, I was so excited to get the Mate Latte, knowing how much I already LOVE the double chocolate. Well, this is where I can really appreciate the difference in opinions. I found the opposite, and that the Double Chocolate is much more chocolaty and flavorful than the latte. I will write my latte review in the appropriate place, but really wanted to write this review in this area too, because I did take his advice, and was disappointed in the latte, but feel that I am glad I tried it, because it really solidifies my loving of the double chocolate tea!

4 Stars

I really love this tea

Kailua, HI

I really enjoy this tea, and in fact, crave it in the morning instead of coffee. Everytime I take a sip, I say, "mmmmm" to myself! With this said, I understand where the reviewers are coming from when they describe it as weak. It is a tea, not hot cocoa. I think it would be most enjoyed by those who do not have sugar in their diet, and the chocolate stevia addition is very yummy, but not necessary. I highly recommend this tea to anyone who might have stopped eating sugar / starches and want a delicate treat or new morning ritual, and not for those expecting Nestle.

5 Stars

I LOVE this tea!

Godfrey, IL

This tea is a great afternoon pick me up. It has helped me stay on my diet and away from chocolate candy. One cup and I feel like I have had my dessert.

3 Stars

Not as much chocolate as I was expecting

Seattle, WA

My disclaimer: I don't know a lot about tea. This particular flavour was OK - I have to use 2 teabags per cup to ensure that it resembles a chocolate flavour. It may be that I'm just not used to Yerba Maté. In any event, the scent of this tea is really lovely.

4 Stars

Traverse City, MI

Fabulous aroma and nice flavor, too, but not very much of it. I use two bags, otherwise it is way too weak. Make it stronger and I'll have a new favorite mid-day treat!

5 Stars

What's not to like?

Saint George, UT

I add a couple of drops of Sweetleaf Dark Chocolate Stevia to this cup of tea. Gives me a chocolate sweet treat with the benefits of mate and I'm very content!

5 Stars

Satisfyingly chocolate.

Port Charlotte, FL

I liked this real well and find I can slowly sip a cup and forget about that little snack I was going to have. I've given away several of the bags so now I need to order more. A massive quantity this time. I don't sweeten mine though some may. Either way, a taste treat to be sure.

5 Stars

Long Beach, CA

I've been a mate fan for a long time and this is one of my favorite mate teas ever. So yummy!

5 Stars

Great beverage!!

wana, WV

This is a rich, tasty tea which is like liquid chocolate. I drink it without sweetener.

5 Stars

Great but Don't Expect Hot Chocolate

Meridian, ID

This is one of my favorite teas and I always keep it on hand. It grows on a person over time and gets better and better. Don't expect it to taste like hot chocolate; it doesn't. But it has a good subtle chocolate flavor that does not need sweetener. I use two teabags for a stronger flavor.

4 Stars

Great taste!!

Boston, MA

I like the taste of this tea. I feel like I am having a high calorie treat. This is my new favorite.

1 Star

Newark , CA

The taste is satisfying but you find shards of a cream colored material in your mouth and cup which is very unpleasant. I much prefer the strawberry-chocolate. I expect to return the chocolate matte. The sample of comfort and joy in my order is out of this world. Wish I had ordered this.

2 Stars

Disappointing

Los Angeles, CA

I absolutely love the Republic's Mate Latte and figured this would be an even more decadent chocolaty flavor. Boy was I wrong! There is nothing full bodied or robust about this tea. I find it relatively flat and boring. It smells wonderful, but that's where the goodness stops. It's not horrible, but it's far from good. Get the Mate Latte instead!

5 Stars

Wonderful!!!

Desoto, MO

This tea is wonderful! Don't know how anyone says they can't taste the chocolate, because that is basically all I am tasting. I let this steep for about 5 minutes,a nd add 4 sugar cubes...what you get is a cup of heaven! This and the Coconut Chocolate tea are wonderful. Tried the Red Tea ones, and they tasted horrible. Whatever they use to make the Red Tea is so strong and it overwhelms everything else. Try this, and you'll never need a chocolate fix again! I'm addicted!!!

5 Stars

The Best

Fresno, CA

This is by far the best chocolate tea ever! So happy they are making it. I've tried several chocolate teas but this one beats them all. I bought it for some friends and they enjoy it.

3 Stars

Smells like hot chocolate, tastes disappoints

Minneapolis, MN

As a chocolate and tea lover, I was excited to try the Double Dark Mate. While I allowed the tea to seep, you couldn't help but enjoy the wonderful aroma which put me in mind of a hot chocolate. Perhaps, then, it's a trick of my senses that would not allow me to enjoy this. Expecting a bold and rich flavor that might be present with the drink that came to mind, this just didn't deliver the taste I was expecting. It's not a bad drink, but takes a bit of getting used to.

1 Star

Awful

Pittsburgh, PA

It has little taste. . .and the taste it does have isn't good and stays in your mouth for hours. Go for the Raw Green Bush Tea. . .this one was good.

5 Stars

Lake Oswego, OR

Very good with sweetener and milk. I love it.

3 Stars

Very Rich

Orem, UT

This stuff is really strong and rich! It has almost a coffee flavor to it, which surprised me.

3 Stars

Double Dark Chocolate is more like Half

Clemson, SC

This tea smells SO great but the flavor is SO weak. I am disappointed. Not sure that I'll buy it again. More chocolate flavor and Yerba Mate and I think you might have a winner. Sorry.

5 Stars

Love This Tea!!

Danville, IN

This tea is amazing!! Just the thing if you are having a sweet craving- without the stress or guilt!

5 Stars

Double Dark Chocolate Mate

Ann Arbor, MI

A friend bought some of this and I tried it tonight. It is delicious! I will get more.

2 Stars

Weak and Disappointing

Louisville, KY

This tea smells great but the taste leaves much to be desired. It is very weak, there is a chocolate idea, but the robust flavor of a mate tea is sadly missing. When paying over $12 for 2 oz. of tea I expect to be wowed. Instead I was put to sleep.

5 Stars

Way better than hot cocoa.

Cleveland, OH

This is one of the few chocolate teas at RoT that does not also have Rooibos (unfortunately Rooibos does not agree with me - can't win them all). This is a delicious tea! I have it at work after lunch and it is quite the pick-me-up. It is not like other chocolate teas that have no chocolate taste and simply smells good. This is great stuff.

5 Stars

Excellent!

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Excellent with a splash of milk and a little sugar. You have to steep it longer than most teas to get the most benefit - but it's so worth it!

2 Stars

Not much Mate

Pittsburgh, PA

Perhaps my expectations were too high, but I was disappointed by this mate. It is just a week tea. It smells divinely chocolatey, but I usually use two tea bags just to get half that flavor. I tried adding steamed milk once and overwhelmed the tea completely. This is the first tea I ordered from Republic of Tea that didn't stand up to its description.

4 Stars

A New Twist on Chocolate!

Beason, IL

And you thought everything to be done with chocolate had already been tried! I'll admit I was skeptical . . . chocolate tea? Well, it's definitely CHOCOLATY! The texture is still tea, but the aroma and taste are blissfully chocolate. (and I don't have to feel guilty about the calories.)
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