Axum Tej Honey Mead

Axum Tej Honey Mead - NV

Item # 63636 750mL
$14.99/ Single Bottle
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$179.88 $161.89/ Case of 12
Grape Variety

Tasting Notes

Fermented from honey, mead is perhaps the earliest alcohol that humans imbibed. Ethiopia is Africa's largest producer of honey and the locals use some of it to make a style of mead called tej. What distinguishes tej is the addition of gesho, a plant which adds a pleasing bitter taste to balance sweetness and impart flavor.

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