Ep. 7: “This Might Be a Short One”

  • Follow up:
    • There is no follow up 🙁
  • Mate from other countries
    • Characteristics of North American yerba mate
    • Typical preparation of North American mate
    • Mate culture in the world outside of South America
    • Energy drinks/ pre-brewed mate
    • Brands
      • Guayaki (USA)
      • Circle of Drink (USA)
      • Eco Teas (USA)
      • Mate Factor (USA)
      • Kindred (USA)
      • Acento (Australia)
      • Meta Mate (Germany)

Ep. 5: “There’s a Bonfire in My Mouth and Everyone’s Invited”

Ep. 4: “There’s a Lot of People That Don’t Like Raisins”

  • Follow Up:
    • Thank you Jordan Christensen for our first piece of listener mail!
    • 6 varieties of Union (tip o’ the hat to Mark Solocinski)
  • Paraguayan Yerba Mate
    • Characteristics
    • A nice guampa
    • Typical Paraguayan gourd
    • Typical Paraguayan bombillas
    • Mate culture in Paraguay
    • The Paraguayan War
    • Drinking lots of tererĂ© vs mate
    • Paraguayan brands

Ep. 3: “This Whole Mountain of Flavor”

  • Follow Up:
    • La Merced varieties
    • Guayaki yerba country of origin
    • UniĂłn
    • Companies that flash age their yerba
    • Correct aging of Argentine yerba (Thanks to Mark Solocinski)
  • Uruguayan Yerba Mate
    • Characteristics
    • Foamy gourd of mate
    • Types of gourds
    • Types of bombillas
    • Mate culture in Uruguay
    • Uruguayan brands
    • The apparent lack of info on Uruguayan yerba in the USA