CNN: Thirst for change: Thailand’s rebel microbreweries
[Thanks to Tom for pointing this out.]
…It’s where Saiklao — friends call him P’Chit — founded Chit Beer, his open-air, riverside microbrewery and the de facto home base of a growing resistance to long-standing laws prohibiting Thai people from brewing and distributing their own beer.
As outlined in the country’s 1950 Liquors Act, those caught doing so face a nominal fine of 200 baht (about $5.50) for brewing, and another 5,000 baht ($140) and/or six months in jail for selling it…
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