Harar Beer, Ethiopia

%nameYes, it’s a third-world country, but there are many reasons to travel to Ethiopia. Its culture, history, food and top-notch birding are the main reasons, but never fear – you can get Ethiopian beer there, too, and it’s very cheap for a Westerner. Back in the States, I was excited to find out that I could get Harar beer. While it’s not something to drive 50 miles for, knowing that it’s from the Horn of Africa adds that twinge of culture that you don’t get when you’re downing one of the ho-hum beers that every bar sells on tap. I can’t say this is the best beer in the world, not even close, but it’s a good thing to drink a lot of when you’re in Ethiopia.

It even has a Facebook fan page.

Here’s the review: