Bia Hoi. A truly unique beer experience. They even named an intersection after it. Bia Hoi corner is the stuff of college fairytales. Holding down an intersection deep in the Old Quarter of Hanoi, Vietnam, tiny plastic stools and tables litter the already chaotic streets. As the sun sinks, the intersection fills up with backpackers, […]Read more "Booze Review: Bia Hoi"
You know you’ve entered drinker’s territory once your flight lands in Yangon and you order yourself a Coldilocks. By default, you’ll be served a 640ml bottle of Myanmar Beer. XL style… oh yeah. If you want to be a baby and nurse a standard 12oz. bottle or can, you’ll have to ask the waiter or […]Read more "Booze Review: Myanmar Beer"
You only need a few things when visiting the vast, epic grounds of ancient Angkor in Cambodia: A tuk tuk driver An experienced local guide A cooler full of snacks, water, and ice cold beer In Siem Reap, the local brew is Angkor Beer. This stuff is most necessary in the hot hot heat that overcomes […]Read more "Booze Review: Angkor Beer"
Sleek marketing design and a strong brand name made me want to buy my first overpriced beer in Southeast Asia. Singapore’s finest is anywhere from $4.50SGP for a 12 fl. oz. can in a supermarket to $15.50SGP for a pint in a bar or restaurant. Unfortunately, the “fun police” (Singapore’s Government) have levied high taxes on […]Read more "Booze Review: Tiger Beer"
“The Red Horse is a decent brew”, said Ryan Potts, a Junior Brewer from England, who I met the other day in a cramped minivan and am now bunking with in El Nido, Palawan. He happened to have worked at the last micro-brewery in Sunderland, so the boy knows what he’s talking about. This is […]Read more "Booze Review: Red Horse Beer"
Ah, Beer Na Beer, my first cold brewski in Sabang. Words cannot explain how much I appreciated your refreshing, mildly hoppy bubbles as they greeted my oral cavity with a fine quenching of thirst after 5 hours of travel. You were cold, you were cheap, you came to me in a time of desperation, you were….well…decent at best. 2/5 […]Read more "Booze Review: Beer Na Beer"