Yerba Mate Not So Great, Say Pint-Sized Tea Tasters

American kids are frequently exposed to iced tea and sweet tea, but not many of them get to try the more exotic teas from far-flung corners of the earth. With that in mind, WatchCut Video, the makers of last year’s viral sensation “Grandmas Smoking Weed for the First Time,” decided to offer a group of kids a range of unusual teas and capture their reactions on camera.

As part of “American Kids Try…” series, WatchCut’s “American Kids Try Tea from Around the World” is an entertaining and light-hearted window into tea tasting… or a funny clip of young kids goofing around with teas and straws, whichever way you choose to look at it.

The young ’uns are offered four tea samples: chai from India, Taiwanese bubble tea, South American yerba mate, and perfectly poured Moroccan mint tea. Things that smell good don’t always taste so good, and vice versa, is the general theme. And bubble tea is great for many things besides drinking…

Watch it here.

Sources:, WatchCut, Resource Magazine