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Happy Hour: Tej (Ethiopian Honey Wine)

The best drink to pair with your Ethiopian meal is Tej. It's known as "honey wine," but is actually a mead that is indigenous produced from pure wild flower honey and specialty hops imported from Ethiopia. It's pale yellow and contains no carbonation. If you can't find a bottle near you, you can purchase it online at brotherhood winery for $11 (thanks HonestMuffin!), or you can do the next best thing and make a batch of your own.

Tej (Ethiopian Honey Wine)
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2 cups white wine (choose a sweet one such as a Riesling)
2 cups water
1/4 cup Honey

  1. Mix all together well. Serve lightly chilled.
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mwmsjuly19 mwmsjuly19 10 years
I have never liked mead. Still, I'd give this a try.
leelee2112 leelee2112 10 years
sooo tasty... mmmm....
tyra tyra 10 years
its really good :)
NdHebert NdHebert 10 years
I wonder what it tastes like. I did a French Wine Collection tasting yesterday, and im not so much a fan! They werent sweet enough for me. I may try this!
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