Yerba Espresso Mate


People wonder why I see a lot of sunrises.



– 1/4 cup loose Yerba Mate

– Moka (stove top espresso maker)

– 3 drops orange bitters

– 1/8 tsp chili powder

– agave nectar

– 1000mg guarana

– lime juice



make mate as you would espresso

watchfully as not to burn

mix in other ingredients

and sweetin/sour to taste


drink slowly your first time as some get minor stomach upset and it might send you flying.


after a couple sips of this:

Yerba Espresso Mate


i made this:



Matt Pinner builds interactive clothing and installations while helping others. A software architect by day, an artist by night, Matt combines his learned skillsets with a desire to explore how humans interact with one another and the images they project. Matt uses custom circuitry, programming and rapid prototyping to deliver value and joy.

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One comment on “Yerba Espresso Mate
  1. matt pinner says:

    I finally tried Club Mate first hand. It is the german beverage this recipe was patterned from. I had two. 12 hours ago. I’m up for my 22 hour in a row.

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