I was recently given a bag of mint Yerba and found some 5-year-expired yerba in a box just the other day with a silverish bombilla. I tried to make it and it tasted pretty good, but I kept burning my lips!
Are the real plated metal bombillas not common? Should I steep more than 4-5 minutes first? Should I use cooler (sub 90c) water?
I am currently using a mug, but will consider something mate-gourd like if I get into it.