Ethiopia has a variety of beer. Among the many, these are the top 7 brewed in Ethiopia.

St. George Beer:

 

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Alcoholic Content: 4.5%

Size: 33cl

St.George the national beer of Ethiopia is the most popular and the oldest beer. Brewed by BGI Ethiopia, St. George is named after the patron saint of Ethiopia. It is light lager much similar to American beers . This golden-yellow colored beer with a mild touch of amber tastes malty sweet with only a hint of Dimethyl Sulfide. Smell of sweet corn adjuncts with some light hops in the aroma with no carbonation or head, something that would serve as a perfect accompaniment to spicy and salty Ethiopian food.

 

Walia Beer:

 

Ethiopia Beer

 

Alcoholic Content: 5%

Size: 33cl

Walia is the other well known beer in the country. Walia is brewed in Ethiopia by HBSC (Heineken Breweries Share Company). This light gold colored, mildly bitter beer carries the aroma of banana-pear soufflé and honeyed hominy flavors of pretzel bread and sprouts.

 

Amber Beer:

 

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Alcoholic Content: 5.5%

Size: 33cl

Amber Beer is a product of BGI Ethiopia. This light copper colored dark beer’s aroma is mellow and dry with a nutty caramel and light chocolate note. It pours a clear caramel hue with a sudsy white head that has moderate retention and a light lace. The taste is a medium sweet and a light bitter.

 

Dashen Beer:

 

Ethiopia Beer

 

Alcoholic Content: 4.5%

Size: 33cl

Brewed by Dashen Brewery. Dashen beer is pale yellow with foamy small white head, yeast aroman slightly sour yeast taste with a metallic tang.

 

Bedele Special:

 

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Alcoholic Content: 5.5%

Size: 33cl

Bedele Brewery’s Bedele Special is hazy yellow in color. This sweet flavored beer carries a taste of honey and malt.

 

Meta Premium:

 

Ethiopia Beer

Alcoholic Content: 5%

Size: 33cl

Dark goolden colored Meta Premium is brewed by Meta ABO Brewery S.C. Ethiopia. This creamy beer’s aroma and taste has malt, honey and light hops.

 

Harar Beer:

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Alcoholic Content: 5%

Size: 33cl

Harar Brewery’s Harar Beer is among the most preferred ones, its pretty rarely sold in the Northern regions of the country.  It has a perfect blend of hops and malt and an enticing golden color with a small white head. This light bodied beer is bottled with a moderate carbonation.

 

 Which is your favourite beer? Have you tasted any of these?

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