Mathienzo: The go-to O.T.G. Yerba Mate Gourd

Mathienzo: Yerba Mate Gourd 

Country: Argentina
First produced: 2012
Colors: 6

Key Facts

Materials

Polypropylene:

  • Resistant to corrosion and chemical leaching
  • Resilient to most forms of physical damage (freezing, impact)
  • Won’t melt in the dishwasher
  • Recyclable

Silicone:

  • Non-toxic
  • Can withstand temperatures up to 500 degrees F (260 degrees C)
  • Fungi proof
  • Resistant to oxygen, ozone and ultraviolet light

Positives

  • Has a line on the inside that indicates suggested maximum fill
  • Stable base
  • Easy to clean
  • Silicone doesn’t heat up (great thermal properties)
  • Fits snug in hand
  • Easy to carry

Negatives

  • Small (3.2 oz)
  • Yerba sticks to bombilla, and you have to clean it after 2-3 uses

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