Few tips if you are a new drinker to yerba mate:
photo by: Eugenio Martinez
The gourds come in three shapes:
- Round - Small sized and because of their size these gourds cannot hold enough Mate to be shared, very popular among young mate drinkers and newcomers to the world of yerba mate
- Neck - Are larger gourds from the round ones and are passed in mate circles. The neck size is more a traditional gourd
- Cylindrical - The cylindrical size is made and used for drinking cold mate, although it is not traditional it serves a great purpose for the cold mate lovers.