Study this embroidery for step-by-step instructions on how to make Rwanda’s delicious beer! First, special “beer” bananas are harvested with a machete. When enough have been gathered, they are put in pits and covered with banana leaves to ripen. Then they are peeled, kneaded until soft, and their juice is filtered and mixed with water in large vats. Ground sorghum is added to induce fermentation. Once ready, the beer is enjoyed by all. Most families participate in making banana beer—for extra income and enjoyment.
Watch this VIDEO that shows part of the process!