Suolima Wine (Suo Li Ma Jiu) in Diqing

Suolima Wine (索里玛酒/Suo Li Ma Jiu) , also known as ‘Tibetan Beer’, is a kind of drink with distinctive Tibetan feature with sweet and sour taste. The making process is simple. First of all, the highland barley should be washed and then fried. When the temperature getting lower, distiller’s yeast is added in and sealed up in pottery jars or wooden barrels. Two or three days later, clean water is added in. Another two days later, Suolima Wine is done and appears to be orange.