Bali Backpacker's Guide

‘DEWI SRI’ Bali’s Arrack (Arak Bali) – The Best Local Alcoholic Beverage in Bali

WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD TRY THIS DRINK?

AUTHENTIC BALI “ALCOHOL” BEVERAGE
This alcohol beverage is common in Bali.
This drink used in some religious ceremonies.

GOOD BRAND OF ALCOHOL DRINK
The Dewi Sri brand keep their quality in the very good standard.
Pretty safe compare to the other local alcohol drink.

SMOOTH
This drink has good taste and smooth.
Even it smooth, you’ll see it strong actually.

CHEAP
It’s not expensive compare to import product.
IDR 150K only.

‘DEWI SRI’ Bali’s Arrack:

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Photo source: arakbali.com

DESCRIPTION:

Bali’s Arrack or local people called it as ‘arak’ is a local original alcoholic drink from Bali. Sometime it used in the some religious ceremonies and also the parties of the local people. This alcoholic drink common produced in the Karang Asem regency as a traditional alcoholic beverage. It consist of a distillation of fermented cooked rice.

The Dewi Sri brand founded in 1968 to fulfill the tourist needs and industry standard. This brand became a pioneer in the alcoholic industry in Bali. They maintained the quality over the years. Today their product exported to Japan and other countries.

HOW MUCH IT COST?

VARIETY PRICE:
IDR 171,880 (about USD $12.5) for 680 mL.
IDR ? for 350 mL.
IDR ? for 200 mL.

*) This price if you buy in the big super market. If you buy in the bar, pub or club, it could be more expensive.

ARAK BALI ‘DEWI SRI’ 680 mL:

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ARAK BALI ‘DEWI SRI’ 350 mL:

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ARAK BALI ‘DEWI SRI’ 200 mL:

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Photo source: arakbali.com

HOW TO GET THIS ALCOHOL DRINK?

LOCATION:
Available in some bar, pub or club.

*) You can’t get this in the seven eleven shop. But, you can buy in the big super market in Bali like Tiara Dewata, etc.

OTHER INFORMATION:

VOLUME:
680 mL, 350 mL & 200 mL.

ALCOHOL:
40% of Volume.

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*) Don’t buy and try Arak Bali without a brand/mark. Sometime the unbranded Arak Bali could be deadly. The stupid seller mix them with unknown ingredients and not food grade. Better you buy Arak ‘Dewi Sri’ for safety and comfort reason.

RECIPE:
3 oz Arak
1/4 oz Grenadine
Top with Orange juice
Serve in Hi – Ball glass
+ Orange slice

COCKTAIL:

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Photo source: arakbali.com

*) After drink 1 bottle of Arak Bali ‘Dewi Sri’, don’t you ever try to drive a car or scooter. It’s very dangerous. You can’t move your knee and can’t control your body. Welcome to the dark side of the moon! 😉

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