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

BALI’S ARRACK

– All Details to Know About Bali’s Arrack –

WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD TRY BALI’S ARRACK?

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.
About IDR 150K only.

‘DEWI SRI’ Bali’s Arrack:

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Photo source: arakbali.com

WHAT IS BALI’S ARRACK?

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.

MANY BRAND OF BALI’S ARRACK

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*) Today so many Bali’s Arrack brand. All of them mostly has pretty much similar taste. Even their price not so big difference.

HOW MUCH DEWI SRI BALI’S ARRACK COST?

VARIETY PRICE:
680 ml = IDR 171,880 —> IDR 182,300.
350 ml = IDR 109,400.
200 ml = IDR ?  .

*) The price already lifted up.

**) 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

*) Bali’s Arrack not categorized as Beer, Wine or Liquor. But, its a Spirit. It’s made from distillation process of fermented cooked rice.

HOW TO GET THIS BALI SPIRITS?

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, Toko Soputan Fresh, etc.

MAP OF LOCATION TO BUY:

*) Update info: I checked at Fresh Soputan store on November 4th, 2018, i found they no longer sell ‘Arak Bali Dewi Sri’. Seems it correlated with the permit. But, i found other place in Ubud:

HOW MUCH DEWI SRI BALI’S ARRACK COMPARISON PRICE?

DELTA DEWATA SUPERMARKET:
680 ml = IDR 182,300.
350 ml = IDR 109,400.
200 ml = IDR ?

COCO SUPERMARKET:
680 ml = IDR 197,500.
350 ml = IDR 124,500.
200 ml = IDR ?

OTHER INFORMATION:

VOLUME:

  • 680 mL,
  • 350 mL,
  • 200 mL.

ALCOHOL:
40% of Volume.

*) Arak Bali 200mL is very hard to get. It’s like a limited product.

BALI ALCOHOL DRINKS

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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 (methanol). 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

‘DEWI SRI’ THE BALINESE ARRACK

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

WATCH ARAK BALI DEWI SRI ON VIDEO:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YxGvZ1srOWI

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

    1. kunzbali Post author

      I’m not sure Dewi Sri has a distributor in Netherlands.
      I just knew that they have distributor in Japan.
      But, they changed the brand with the local name.

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