Claimed or “summer wine”—sold in plastic one-liter bottles. Think a red wine/Sprite hybrid.
You’ll find a mellower vibe in the “Green Dragon,” a special section organized by a pair of British ex-pat cafe owners. This year, they even set up special compost “aseos” (toilets) with bamboo fences erected for privacy.
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