Sombai Cambodian Liqueur: Workshop Visit and Liqueur Tasting

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Come discover the local liqueur of Siem Reap in an amazing Khmer house made by an artist who has painted the doors, walls and shutters, where art meets liqueur, meets culture. See how it is prepared in a specially designed workshop, then sits for two months in the infusion room before being bottled. Learn about the story behind the fusion between the local tradition of infusing rice wine for medicinal purpose in Cambodia and the recipes from Mauritius. Admire the unique designs hand-painted on the bottles by young Cambodian artists. Enjoy the tantalizing journey through the 11 flavors nibbling on local snacks and with alcoholic jams. Find out souvenirs that are really unique and different. Your visit includes a pick-up from your hotel.

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Stop At: Sombai Shop

Get a real taste of Cambodia as you sample Siem Reap specialty Sombai. Learn how the local liqueur is made on a 1-hour tour of a Sombai workshop, and see the maceration room where fruits and spices are used for flavor. Finally, sample the famous liqueur, tasting 11 different flavors from sweet to spicy, but also taste the 5 alcoholic jams and perhaps purchase some as a unique souvenir.

Duration: 45 minutes