Beginner's Guide to Yerba Mate
In Argentina it is common to drink Mate with a group of friends, where one person responsible for filling it with water (“cebar” the Mate) and pass it to every person in the group. In Uruguay, for example, many people tend to carry a Mate and a thermos full of hot water down the street. In Paraguay, the grass is yellow and is consumed mainly with cold water (tereré). Brazilian Yerba is thinner and greener.