The Flower and berries flavored mead (የአበባና የዕንጆሪ ጠጅ)is an amazing complex treat. Its deep ruby - mahogany hue is the canvas for flavors of four different kind of berries like elderberries, rose hips, cranberries and currants; and two rare flowers like hibiscus and red rooibos, as its smooth and luscious body fades into a lingering sweat and tart melomel finish.
You can count on it as an aperitif and also as a desert liqueur.
Pour some of this flower and berries flavored tej in that berbere - በርበሬ spice and watch your awaze - አዋዜ turns to a whole different level of spicy sweetness of finger licking good dip.
A kind of cordial grows on you as it ages; also good to pair it with the vegetarian dishes, but I would not take it to lean beef city of kitfo, ክትፎ - ጥሬ ስጋ tire siga, but goes blissfully well with dishes like Kategna (spicy - buttery goodness snack and chicko (Buttery - silky mouth full of joy snack.
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.