Top 10 Best Yerba Mate Gourds for 2020
Yerba Supply Silicone
Yerba Supply silicone cannot be considered traditional, but the material it is made of is practical because it is practically impossible to break and does not transfer too much heat to your hand. It also looks pretty modern and stylish.
- Can be packed for travel
- Completely bpa-free
- Hard to hold without spilling
Mate Urbano Set
The Mate Urbano set is not a typical model, since a base is actually attached to the underside of the bombilla. When you’re ready to clear the jar, just lift the straw and all the yerba grass will come with you.
- Several colors available
- Good for cleaning on the go
- Satisfaction guaranteed
El Matero Jujube
Each El Matero Jujube is treated with a wood-safe varnish that protects the cup and at the same time ensures a healthy drink for you. This also makes it a breeze when you’re done drinking. It comes with a practical storage bag.
- Choice of light or dark wood
- Smooth to the touch
- Can be cracked with rough use
Circle of Drink Calabash
Those who demand authenticity can enjoy the Circle of Drink Calabash. Instead of metal or wood, it is a traditional pumpkin construction. Each has an attractive silver border that looks good and is sure to turn a few heads.
- Very lightweight and portable
- Fair trade product
- Harder to care for than some
Taragui Yerba Mate Set
The Taragui Yerba Mate Set gives you everything you need to get started, including a 500 gram sachet of dried herbal tea. The pumpkin itself is made of glass and leather, which means it’s easy to clean, but doesn’t slip out of your hand like a smooth all-glass model.
- Comes with a bombilla
- Metal around rim
- Obtrusive logo on front
Mategreen Argentina Ceramic
If you can’t get away to share Yerba with friends at the Río de la Plata, do the next best thing with this Mategreen Argentina ceramic. It can hold about 8 ounces and does not develop mold like a more traditional material.
- Never feels slimy
- Looks like a souvenir
- Simple but effective
Balibetov Palo Santo
If you want a sleek, modern design, it’s hard to beat the Balibetov Palo Santo. It is a two-tone choice of wood and aluminum and gives this traditional ship a contemporary look. Just make sure you cure it properly before using it.
- Bombilla has removable head
- Affordably priced
- Very small 5-ounce capacity
Kalmateh Matte Black Set
You need hot water to enjoy mate everywhere, but this is not a problem if you have the practical Kalmateh Matte Black Set. It comes with a 1,000 milliliter vacuum flask that doesn’t sweat or leak, making transportation a breeze.
- Bpa-free plastic lid for gourd
- Also available in marble or wood
- Could also be used for coffee
WJC Pottery Ceramic
Capture the spirit of camaraderie and attachment to the WJC Pottery Ceramic. Each is handmade and curved, just like a natural pumpkin, which makes gripping comfortable. It consists of lead-free and dishwasher-safe materials.
- Holds around 10 ounces
- No two are exactly alike
- Attractive and functional
Novomates Stainless Steel
While some traditional options have their drawbacks, Novomates stainless steel has a modern design with many pluses. This includes the double-walled design, which provides excellent insulation to keep your drink nice and hot.
- Very easy to clean
- Comes with a tea storage container
- Does not impart any flavors