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Topic: No Alcohol on Sumatra?
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Topic: No Alcohol on Sumatra?
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By:

briz

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No Alcohol on Sumatra?

I just heard there is no way to find alcohol on Sumatra because its illegal... I know Sumatra is Muslim, but i went to Lombok last year and they had bars and booze in Kuta Lombok even if its also Muslim...



By:

Dino

ALcohol

How is the night life around balis surf sports??

By:

Rick

RE: No Alcohol on Sumatra?

Night life Kuta, Bali is HOT!



By:

Bali Boy

RE: No Alcohol on Sumatra?

You can drink in Sumatra.  Have been to south Sumatra and Nias.

Bintang is for sale!

By:

mick

RE: No Alcohol on Sumatra?

You can drink and buy alcohol in Sumatra...but

Bintang and some other beer almost everywhere, places like Krui/south sumatra,Nias, Padang, you can even get warm at supemarkets...spirits are harder to find and expensive, night life not much to none, all the surf camps/resorts sell bintang and some sell spirits.

However in Aceh, that includes Simeulue Island and Banyaks Alcohol is often very very hard to find, dont think illegal, but not far of, and drunkeness frowned on and you could get yourself in a lot of trouble very easily.

If you want to Party head to Bali and Jakarta, Jakarta nightlife is crazy.

By:

damian

RE: No Alcohol on Sumatra?

Alcohol is widely available in sumatra. Supermarkets sell it even. Agree with above comment, spirits are just too expensive for it to be worthwhile, they obviously don't want it around. Beer on the other hand is tolerated but running around local villages openly drinking or drunk is not cool.
Save all that for crazy places like jakarta or bali. Respect the enviroment your in & you"ll get to enjoy real indonesian culture, & be able to remember it.

By:

mick

RE: No Alcohol on Sumatra?

"Respect the enviroment your in & you"ll get to enjoy real indonesian culture, & be able to remember it."

Too true!!!

By:

briz

RE: No Alcohol on Sumatra?

thanks for the reply guys, im really not interested on any nightlife at all. Indonesia is reallly not about that for me its more about surfing, nature and having a a good time, thats why i wanted toknow if theres any beautiful Bintangs for sale on sumatra!

By:

Matt

RE: No Alcohol on Sumatra?

You can also buy  VODKA SCENTED vodka in sumatra but best to have a local friend or guide get it for you. also arak is available but harder to get than "vodka".
7000rp a 300ml bottle.
I think its moonshine.

By:

gooz

RE: No Alcohol on Sumatra?

beware the "mansion house" it will burn a hole in your guts




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