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Wiessbeir & Wine Patong

Wiessbeir & Wine Patong

By on October 10, 2012 in Beer & Booze

While walking on a main road in Patong  (Rat-u-tit) we spotted the sign for some German Wiess beer.  At first we could not work out where it was but finally realised entrance was via a narrow path along side a block that included some massage parlors.  Right behind the block was a German restaurant called […]

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Naga Chilli Vodka 1000 Scovilles

Naga Chilli Vodka 1000 Scovilles

By on October 10, 2012 in Beer & Booze

About two months ago while in the Philippines I was invited to try a special Vodka with chilli.  Let me rephrase that,  I was challenged to try it. I am not a vodka drinker at all but this was apparently special. This is the very bottle with the very obvious warning on the front. OK […]

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Weihenstephan Korbinian

Weihenstephan Korbinian

By on October 8, 2012 in Beer & Booze

A few days ago we had the Weihenstephan beer on tap.  The Wiess was good but the so called dark was not very empressive at all. We had a couple of more beers at home and this included the Weihenstephan Korbinian which is a “Doppelbock” beer and is actually a larger.  This was magic.  It […]

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English Ale And Another German Wheat Beer

English Ale And Another German Wheat Beer

By on October 6, 2012 in Beer & Booze

To broaden my beer eduction we stopped off at a bottle shop at Makro’s (exist in both Thailand and Philippines) and found a few more beers to try at home. The first is Fuller’s London Pride.  This is a great Ale and a surprise as I realised this is my first real taste of an […]

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Are Blond’s more fun?

Are Blond’s more fun?

By on October 6, 2012 in Beer & Booze

Whoops   I just discovered a stack of pictures of beers i have not yet added. We had these before the Ranong trip. My first real introduction to Belgium beer was almost a decade ago at a Belgium Beer garden located in St. Kilda Road Melbourne Australia.  They had a range of Laffe beers on tap […]

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Weihenstephan Buy 2 Get 1 Free Offer

Weihenstephan Buy 2 Get 1 Free Offer

By on October 5, 2012 in Beer & Booze

We were at Jung Ceylon which is the main shopping mall in Salong in the afternoon and saw a German restaurant called Deutsches Kneipe offering Weihenstephan beer on tap with a buy 2 get 1 free offer.   How could we resist stopping in for one.  Weihenstephan is the oldest brewery in the world and is […]

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Erdinger Dunkel Buy 2 Get 1 Free Finish With Kwak

Erdinger Dunkel Buy 2 Get 1 Free Finish With Kwak

By on October 5, 2012 in Beer & Booze

The Erdinger on top buy 2 get one free deal is hard to pass up. Then to finish off with something special.   This is Strong Ale from Belgium called kwak served in its own small yard glass. There is a trap when drinking from these types of glasses.  When you reach this point there is […]

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Back To Serious Beer Drinking

Back To Serious Beer Drinking

By on October 4, 2012 in Beer & Booze

We have tired almost all the best beers at Central now.  There are a few left but none in our preferred styles.  We did have to more beers to try from Huyghe brewery which I can’t even pronounce.  Luckily they give them easier to pronounce names.    They are Abbey style beers but not in the […]

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Visa Run To Myanmar

Visa Run To Myanmar

By on October 3, 2012 in Travel & Expat Living

The visa run to Myanmar was one of the shortest visits i have ever made to another country.  We met the organiser at 8pm at a petrol station near the wharf. The fist thing we were told was we needed was to get a photocopy of the main page of your passport.  The copy we […]

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Porn Rung Cabins

Porn Rung Cabins

By on October 3, 2012 in Travel & Expat Living

When we arrived at Ranong we booked in to the Porn Rung resort.  It was about 4pm and we learned that the Hot Springs would close at 6pm.  We wanted to have a dip that evening but the problem was we both forget to bring in suitable swimming attire.  We also had other things to […]

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