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Mekhong 35% vol 70cl

Mekhong 35% vol 70cl

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Blend 285: This is a blended whiskey made using sugarcane and rice. It has a light, smooth flavor and is often served over ice. Bangyikhan Distillery is the oldest legal distillery in The Kingdom and began making distilled concoctions a few years after Bangkok became the capitol-1782. In 1929, the government ended its production concession and began making distilled spirits itself. They maintained their lucrative distribution rights as concessions to be sold off to the highest bidder. On the nose, it has a sharp scent of pure spirits, like something you might use to disinfect a wound or wash out a stain.” -whiskeyreviewer.com But wait! There’s still hope…. Mekhong Mai Tai. One of my favorite drinks. Not good enough for the “Bourbon Bougeousie” but damn good enough for me!

Some of the best Thai whiskeys include Sangsom, Mekhong, and Chiang Rai. These whiskeys are all produced by different distilleries, but they share a commonality in their smooth taste and slight sweetness. Lao Khao is the closest thing to moonshine that is legally available in Thailand and is particularly popular among the populations of the North and Northeast. You are unlikely to find it in any restaurants or bars, but every 7-Eleven and side street local store shifts tons of the stuff on a daily basis. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The Thai government gave up direct operational control of Bangyikhan Distillery in 1960 and again leased production rights. By the 1980’s the government no longer was interested in owning a distillery. After each glass of the Mekhong, I want to drink something more enjoyable, so it is best to dilute this whiskey with cola or other soft drinks. Despite a long history (first released in 1941) and love for him Thais themselves, a brand, a former long time the most popular in the country, gradually lost their positions, and from 2010 this brand vooobsche not produced till 2011 (in this period production and brand was sold to the new owner). Personally, I did not like the Mekhong whiskey, bought more than once, and no such desire, because I like to drink in the pure form. But everyone has different tastes, so you can try, because this drink cheaper than SangSom. Hong Thong WhiskeyI’ve studied old maps of Indochina and nowhere can I find any spelling of the great river with an “h”. All spellings are M-E-K-O-N-G. So where’d the “h” come from? In accordance with local legislation, the sale of alcohol while in Thailand is limited. Thus, the official ban on the sale of alcohol from 00.00 (midnight) till 11.00 am and in the afternoon – from 14.00 till 17.00. Here it should be noted that not all such prohibitions are strictly observed. More strictly this rule is observed in Bangkok and in the non-touristic areas of the country. But on the popular Thai resorts more liberal, so if you want to buy a drink – you have a chance to do so at any time of the day or night. Even search for shop selling alcohol, a long time is not necessary – they are everywhere. Although there are situations where you can not buy alcohol at all. For example, on election day you can not even buy a thai beer. My choice of punishment is a “frozen” Mekhong. Put it in the freezer an hour before drinking. Simple. A shot before a dinner of spicy Thai food is nirvana. The year-round heat and humidity mean that staying hydrated on your visit to Thailand is one of the most critical concerns a traveler will have. Thailand is home to some of the most delicious drinks in the world. Many drinks you’ll never have tried before but should! Here’s our list of the must-try Thai drinks we compiled after living in Thailand for almost 2 years.

The production process of Hong Thong starts with the selection of high-quality molasses, which is fermented with selected yeast strains to create a wash. The wash is then distilled in copper pot stills to produce a high-strength spirit. This spirit is then aged in oak barrels for at least three years to create the final product. Hong Thong comes in two main varieties: white and dark whiskey. The white whiskey is clear and has a milder taste compared to the dark whiskey, which has a deeper, more complex flavor. Both varieties are made from molasses and rice and have an alcohol content of 35% by volume. The Kham Khong song was very popular and avidly instilled a patriotic sense into the hearts of Thai people. Such a dramatic effect influenced the Excise Department to use "Mekhong" to name the 35-degree special blended spirit that was newly produced in 1941. Such alcohol in Thailand, as the grape wine is not too popular with the locals, because the culture of wine was born in the country of just over 30 years ago, and in the sale of the first Thai wine appeared only in 1995 under the name Chateau de Loei. Therefore, in the most of the stores you can find not local, but imported wine from Chile, New Zealand, Australia, and from Europe. The minimum price for a bottle in the supermarket 200-300 THB. The cost of a good old wine from major world producers comes to 1000-1500 baht per bottle. Thai wine is also represented in the supermarkets of the country mainly from the company Siam Winery, which owns a large number of vineyards in the district of Hua-Hin.The bright orange hue comes from the lengthy steeping of tea leaves and Thai spices, lending a herbaceous flavor to this unique Thailand beverage. However, if you can get past the appearance, this Thai drink is a sweet, syrupy refreshment that not only quenches thirst but also feels almost dessert-like! Chang And Singha Beer On the label of Sang Som it even says “Thai Rum” and it’s still being sold as “Thai Whiskey” in bars and clubs all over Thailand. Weird. I guess just because it sounds better. One of the more accessible celebrations involving Lao Khao, at least when it comes to drinking Lao Khao, is the monk ordination. And while alcohol is prohibited within temple grounds, many revellers wait for the village parade, where they join at the front with bottles of beers and various spirits, including Lao Khao. And I am often offered shots of rice wine with encouragement to “mod kaew, mod kaew”, which literally means “finish glass”. Before making me dance at the front of the parade. So there’s always a downside.

Mekhong is produced by the Bangyikhan Distillery in Bangkok-the oldest legal distillery in The Kingdom. Bangyikhan is owned by Thai Beverage, Plc., which is a multi-billion dollar conglomerate that also owns Chang Beer, Sang Som and a dozen other liquor brands. They also knew from a branding angle that producing a Thai spirit with a uniquely Thai taste would set their new product apart from any other. And they completely understood that making a cheaper drunk than the expensive imports would go a long way towards creating a domestic market.

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