Prost! Javanese Beer – Better Taste Than Prohibition!


Went into Carrefour last week, and my eyes lit up to see decent-sized bottles of beer for just Rp.25,000 each, a ‘special,’ and a brand I’ve not seen before!

Naturally I bought some.

With the backward bigots pushing for prohibition throughout Indonesia..

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…it seemed prudent to stock up, though regrettably stocks in my humble home tend to dwindle speedily on hot sunny afternoons.


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  •  One of which was yesterday – between rains! – and hence it was with a sense of anticipation that I sampled the new brew.
  • Not a bad brew, and a lot tastier than the prospect of a nationwide booze-ban, which the primitive parties launched but nobody seems to be blocking.
  • Only the Balinese are making their voices heard, plus a few others, like –

…the chairman of the Association of Alcoholic Beverage Distributors (ADMA), Frendy Karmana, said he hoped the legislators considering the proposed legislation will send a team to Bali to consider local cultural and community aspects of the proposed ban.

“Don’t rush to create a law that will outlaw (alcoholic drink) everywhere. There are civil rights and the diversity of the natural culture that must be considered in any discussion of a new law that will make the law clear and certain for all concerned,” he said.

  • Drink up, while we still can.