I got into drinking Yerba a few years ago after a fellow developer introduced me after his travels of South America check him out here https://backpackerdeveloper.com/
I find that Yerba Mate helps me stay focused for longer than coffee and I just generally enjoy the taste more.
It also looks real cool and makes people wonder "what is that dude drinking"
There are also some proven and some unproven health benefits https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/8-benefits-of-yerba-mate
The Yerba subculture is also something that fascinated me and I have learned so much and have passed on some knowledge and tricks to colleagues looking to take up the fantastically social dance that is a ronda de yerba, we even have a Teams channel dedicated to that now.
I am currently enjoying Rosamonte (IT MUST BE ESPECIAL) and Cruz De Malta (my first time trying Cruz)
excuse the messy desk, I like creative chaos
Does anyone have a favourite Yerba they like to drink while coding or anything they could recommend?
For anyone interested I get my Yerba Mate from here https://urushop.co.uk/ it is a great place to get Yerba in the UK
My setup is as follows:
- Gourd/Cup - https://urushop.co.uk/shop/yerba-mate-accessories/mates-gourds/thermal-stainless-steel-mate-cup/
- Bomba/Bombilla (I like bomba cause the wider mouth gets more flavourtown in my mouth) - https://urushop.co.uk/shop/yerba-mate-accessories/bombillas-straws/stainless-steel-brazilian-bomba/
- Mate - https://urushop.co.uk/shop/yerba-mate-from-south-america/1kg/yerba-mate-cruz-de-malta-1kg/ or https://urushop.co.uk/shop/yerba-mate-from-south-america/1kg/yerba-mate-rosamonte-especial-1kg/
- Flask aka my love HÄLSA - https://www.ikea.com/gb/en/p/haelsa-steel-vacuum-flask-blue-40450637/
Look forward to any suggestions 👋