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What is it? Coffee-producing communities, such as Yemen, have been making hot tea by brewing coffee cherries for as long as they have been cultivating coffee. The drink, called QISHR in Arabic, is made from coffee husks, ginger, caraway seeds and cinnamon. In Ethiopia, it’s called Geshar or Hashara, and its darkly roasted until almost black, and infused in water for a longer period to create an intensely fruity brew. In Bolivia it’s called Sultana, where they enjoy it with cinnamon, clove, and sugar. What does it taste like? QISHR produces a highly aromatic and distinctly syrupy drink which offers traces of brown sugar, apple,...

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