beer, sorghum

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made from sorghum, and also millet, maize, or plantain, a thick sour beverage consumed while still fermenting. Also known by numerous local names, kaffir beer, bouza, pombé, Bantu beer. 3–8% alcohol, 3–10% carbohydrate, a rich source of vitamin B1 per 300 mL portion.

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