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Re: The Beer Thread

Post by STEVE G » Fri Dec 15, 2017 6:34 pm

404cameljockey wrote:
Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:37 pm
Guys, I just tried beer Chang with Clamato, I have to say it's utterly vile! :D
Just out of curiosity, how bored were you when you tried that?

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Re: The Beer Thread

Post by 404cameljockey » Sat Dec 16, 2017 7:59 am

Guys, I just think I like my beer and Bloody Marys separate, I've decided. :)

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Re: The Beer Thread

Post by 404cameljockey » Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:00 am

STEVE G wrote:
Fri Dec 15, 2017 6:34 pm
404cameljockey wrote:
Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:37 pm
Guys, I just tried beer Chang with Clamato, I have to say it's utterly vile! :D
Just out of curiosity, how bored were you when you tried that?
It was all just in the fridge looking at me so I felt an impulse!

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Re: The Beer Thread

Post by buksida » Wed Dec 27, 2017 1:36 pm

7-ELEVEN TO SELL CANS OF THAI CRAFT BEER
For the first time, the shelves of the realm’s top convenience stores will be stocked with cans of Thai craft beer.

Starting Thursday, Bannok Beer will be sold at 7-Eleven stores in Bangkok and a number of other provinces. It’s billed as the convenience chain’s first Thai craft beer for sale.

Beers will sell in two low-alcohol content varieties: a wheat beer called Kiss Me Deadly and IPA Honey Bomb. Each is 4 percent alcohol by volume and costs 99 baht.

It wasn’t clear which 7-Eleven branches would be selling the beer. The admin of Bannok Beer’s Facebook page encouraged customers to ask 7-Eleven staff about the beer to speed its arrival onto shelves.

Bannok Beer was founded by Panitan Tongsiri, a Sakon Nakhon native who also founded Thai craft beer brands Stone Head and Lamzing.

The new beer offering comes a few months after 7-Eleven stores aborted an October roll-out of beer taps following complaints by anti-alcohol campaigners.

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Re: The Beer Thread

Post by Chazz14 » Fri Dec 29, 2017 1:23 pm

Hopefully, people will post here when they've tracked it down...

OK, it's approx. double the price of a can of Singha - I'll take those odds!
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Post by hhinner » Fri Dec 29, 2017 6:16 pm

If it's brewed in Cambodia, at a brewery that also brews Cambodian craft beer, is it really Thai craft beer? And who cares anyway? I also saw on their FB page that they eventually hope to brew and sell enough to get the price down to around 70 baht. I hope they do, if the beer's any good.

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Post by 404cameljockey » Wed Jan 03, 2018 8:13 am

Interesting if long-winded article about the term 'craft beer'. I've always disliked the Americanism, and much prefer 'independent brewer'.
https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/ ... ndent.html

If anything should ever be called craft beer, it's probably the output of brewpub guys like the one in this article, not a Thai company opening several 'craft' labels:
http://www.khaosodenglish.com/life/2017 ... w-catches/

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Re: The Beer Thread

Post by Pleng » Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:29 pm

hhinner wrote:
Fri Dec 29, 2017 6:16 pm
If it's brewed in Cambodia, at a brewery that also brews Cambodian craft beer, is it really Thai craft beer? And who cares anyway? I also saw on their FB page that they eventually hope to brew and sell enough to get the price down to around 70 baht. I hope they do, if the beer's any good.
Well Cambodia's at least a lot closer than Australia, where a lot of the other "Thai" craft beers are brewed!

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Re: The Beer Thread

Post by Chazz14 » Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:08 pm

Both Kiss Me Deadly and IPA Honey Bomb have appeared in my local 7-11 (on the P/kasem northbound at Cha Am Soi 54 - Nong Karng).
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Re: The Beer Thread

Post by Dannie Boy » Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:03 am

Chazz14 wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:08 pm
Both Kiss Me Deadly and IPA Honey Bomb have appeared in my local 7-11 (on the P/kasem northbound at Cha Am Soi 54 - Nong Karng).
How much?

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