Beers making is divided into clear fermented beers and traditional Sorgum beer – Umqombothi
Sorgum beers are typically made in a rural context by steeping crushed Sorgum grain into warm water and allowing it to ferment. The result is a tasty earthy beers, which is highly nutritious and tasty. The Zulu people have special pots for brewing and serving such beers. When a Zulu wife offers beer to her husband or to guests, she does so in a beautifully shaped black pot, the famous ukhamba.