Even though, I am excited about the positive outcome of the tej tasting and everyone was smitten by the fancy schmancy
flavored tej, I felt a
bit unease the way the regular - unflavored tej was shunned that nobody [including myself] have bothered to even mind. [ምንዋን ብታይ ባልዋን ጠላች አይነት ነገር ይመስል].
will assure you that nothing comes close with only honey, water and Ghesho steering this ship in stepping up to all those rich-spicy Ethiopian traditional dishes, tire siga
ጥሬ ስጋ and kitfo
ክትፎ better than the real
uncomplicated nuance of the traditional tej as we know it.
The indication of its color, golden – cloudy that if you can exhibit the patience of a nun and abstain from immediate consumption, aging will do wonders for this tej. Aged only
for about close to three months, its full body fades into lingering a gentle sweetness and hints of Gesho (a species of buck thorn, the botanic name for rhamnus prinoide) throughout leading to mildly
PS: We ain't talking about getting too happy here. "Moderate drinking," as defined by the U.S. Department of agriculture is no more than one drink per day for women and no more than two
drinks per day for men.