Tej (Ethiopian-style mead)

OG: 1.082

FG: 0.986

Yield: 5 US gallons (18.93 L)

The following beer recipe is featured in the September/October 2016 issue of Zymurgy magazine. Access this issue along with the archives with Zymurgy Online!

The following recipe appears in "Brewing Up a Storm" by Angeline Grenz from the September/October 2016 issue of Zymurgy magazine. Join the American Homebrewers Association to subscribe to Zymurgy magazine and gain access to the digital archives.

Owner and head brewer of Snowbank Brewing Company in Fort Collins, CO Dave Rosso did not want to stick to the standard mead recipe on Big Brew day in 2016 so he decided to try something a little different—Tej, an Ethiopian-style mead using gesho entchet. Gesho entchet are Ethiopian aroma hop stems, which when used in mead add a nice bitterness to balance out the sweetness.

If you have a little spare time to source gesho and a love for a little international adventure, this mead is sure to please!

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Yield: 5 US gallons (18.93 L)

The following beer recipe is featured in the September/October 2016 issue of Zymurgy magazine. Access this issue along with the archives with Zymurgy Online!

The following recipe appears in "Brewing Up a Storm" by Angeline Grenz from the September/October 2016 issue of Zymurgy magazine. Join the American Homebrewers Association to subscribe to Zymurgy magazine and gain access to the digital archives.

Owner and head brewer of Snowbank Brewing Company in Fort Collins, CO Dave Rosso did not want to stick to the standard mead recipe on Big Brew day in 2016 so he decided to try something a little different—Tej, an Ethiopian-style mead using gesho entchet. Gesho entchet are Ethiopian aroma hop stems, which when used in mead add a nice bitterness to balance out the sweetness.

If you have a little spare time to source gesho and a love for a little international adventure, this mead is sure to please!

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