The Local villagers of Mto Wa Mbu love their local brew that is made out of Bananas the locals call it Mebge Local Beer Mbege also known as banana beer is a traditional brew of the Chagga People. This alcoholic drink is made from ripe fermented bananas.
Brewing banana beer is done by hand and labor intensive. After having been mashed, the bananas are cooked for seven hours and left to ferment for up to seven days.
After fermentation the mixture is strained and a mixture of flour from finger millet and water is added. It is then left to sit an additional day before consumption. You will be shown how the brewing process works and for the brave hearted given a cup to taste.