“Well, how are we doing today? Have you had a hard day and are now feeling a bit exhausted?”
[ˈklʊp ˌmaːtə] Just say it, loud and clear: “Club-Mate, please” - it helps!
Club-Mate is refreshing as well as stimulating without getting you excited. Club Mate is made out of Mate - a jungle plant from South America that has been growing for centuries. With its unique combination of active ingredients, its effect is still amazing today.
It is the exclusive drink based on yerba mate. It tastes great, somewhat different and refreshing. It tastes just like a softdrink, just not as sweet. It has the unique combination of caffein and tanning agents that has a stimulating effect without getting you excited.
Club Mate combines all the markets demands: it is a tasty thirst-quencher, digestible, vitalizing and regenerating.
— Matedrink & Friends
The combination of yerba mate tea, sugar and caffein was formally known as Sekt-Bronte, before it changed into Club-Mate in 1950.
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The continual growing demand reached its height in a supply shortage in the summer of 2011 that became known as the "Matecalypse". Because to few of the disposable bottles that Club-Mate uses were brought back, Loscher could no longer produce the amount of Club-Mate the market demanded. In this time of need, the Mate-fans even formed a self-help-group on Facebook.
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The Club Mate family is growing. Next to the classic Mate-Lemonade in the 0.5 or 0.33-litre bottle, you can now also find the ice tea "Ice Tea Kraftstoff". With 22 mg of caffein, the ice tea contains even a bit more than the classic Mate-Drink.
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Club-Mate has developed a great popularity in the hacker scene, that it has become an absolute must on any congress, meeting or party. On the anual congress of the CCC in 2011, 9.000 bottles of Club Mate were consumed. That are 4.500 litres! (more than 35 full bathtubs.)
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A very popular drink on hacker get-togethers, is a cocktail called "Tschunk". It contains Club-Mate, rum, limes and cane sugar and is suppose to get you drunk even faster than the classic "Wodka-Mate".
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If you do not just want to consume Club-Mate in its liquid form, feel free to try the Club-Mate-Cake. Its recipe is based on the all time favorite "Fanta-cake" that is often served on birthday parties for children. But instead of Fanta, Mate-Fans use Club-Mate.
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As Mate-Tea is known as the popular national drink throughout many parts of South America, the people there are convinced that the plant has many more to offer. So it really is no surprise that Mate is known, even in Europe, as the "Green Gold of the Indios", a natural remedy and magic potion and foremost a fat burner that helps loosing weight in a natural way and quenches thrist and hunger. In South America, Mate is prepared as follows:
No longer boiling water, in the same amount as the mate leaves that are placed in a hollowed pumpkin, is poured over the leaves. The drink is slurped through a silver suction pipe, while more water is continuasly added to the pumpkin, and if it helps the body, it is twice as valuable. In every bottle of Club-Mate, there is a full teaspoon full of yerba mate tea, which is why Club-Mate is a taste explosion in your mouth and a longing of your body.