Fermented


They get questions in Oaktown (i.e. Oakland).

Q: Dear Beegirl,

I wanted to know…is it possible to make mead out of agave nectar? It was something I wanted to experiment with. Do you have any experience with this? –Tia

A: Dear Tia,

There is a long tradition amongst indigenous peoples of making fermented beverages with cactus juice. When the Papago people of the Sonoran desert make their sacred fermentation from saguaro sap, it is called Tiswin, when the Tarahumara Indians use agave it is called Pulque….

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