Corn Wine project

The local alcool from the ethnic minorities from Ban Pho village
Bac Ha district, Ha Giang Province, Vietnam

Corn wine from Bac Ha, Ha Giang

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Corn wine from Ban Pho (Ha Giang province)

Bac Ha is a beautiful land with nice dancing of Thai people and the intense corn wine bowl. Bac Ha corn wine is the pure water with water spumes made from a type of the local corn. The corn is planted in stone mountain. After 4 months 15 days, the corn is harvested with small yellow seed. Though the productivity isnot high but it is soft and full of nutrition. After steeping, the corn is boiled maize to a pulp with the feast made from Hong My tree’s seed – a popular tree of Mong people. Also, the Thanh Van corn wine is made from corn of highland, using traditional methods. The flavour is typical delicious, non – toxic compared with other local wine. Thanh Van corn wine coorperative has invested the tchnology system of aldehyde filtering so that the quantity of wine product has been gradually become a favorite ones of people. Local alcool corn wine made by local ethnic minorities.

Rice wine from Cat Cat (in Sapa)

Rice wine is an alcoholic beverage made from rice. Unlike European wine, which is made by fermentation of naturally sweet grapes and other fruit, rice wine is made from the fermentation of rice starch converted to sugars. This process is akin to that used to produce beer. However, beer production employs a mashing process to convert starch to sugars, whereas rice wine uses the different amylolytic process.

And the Ruou can (Vietnamese specialty)

ruoi can vietnamese specialty Fermented rice wine produced in Vietnam (literally “stem wine” or “tube wine”) especially in mountainous areas like Tây Nguyên or Tây Bắc. It is made of cooked glutinous rice (nếp) mixed with several kinds of herbs (including leaves and roots) in the local forests. The types and amount of herbs added differs according to ethnic group and region. This mixture is then put into a large earthenware jug, covered, and allowed to ferment for at least one month. Rượu cần’s strength is typically 15 to 25 percent alcohol by volume. Rượu cần is typically drunk for special occasions such as festivals, weddings, or harvest feasts.

Rice wine (technical details)

Rice wine technical details Sake is often referred to in English-speaking countries as “rice wine”; however, this usage is a misnomer. Sake is produced by means of a brewing process similar to that which is used for beer. Thus, sake would be more accurately referred to as “rice beer” rather than as “rice wine”. Rice wine typically has a higher alcohol content, 18%–25% ABV, than grape wine (9%–16%), which in turn has a higher alcohol content than beer (usually 4%–6%). Rice wine is much used in Chinese cuisine and in other Asian cuisines. [*wikipedia]

6 pack concept (seeking for a brand builder)

You are a talented designer ? Ready to work for glory and take credits for this unique opportunity ? We want to hear from you as we need design for 6 products with a $0 budget ! We want to sell to the rich the local alcool of the poor. *by creating new jobs, community development, substainable, etc.

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