Our Soviet-trained brewmaster Sivilay Lasachack and her fine Beerlao gets a write up on the NPR!
The NPR reveals how the story of French colonialism to communist take over yielded Lasachack the chance to create her nation's own beer identity.
"She quickly ditched the old French recipe — too bitter, she says — and replaced it with a new one that used more rice instead of expensive, hard-to-get imported grains. Lasachack says the rice makes the new formula sweeter and less bitter."
Anti-imperialism bottled in a beer, tastes great!
Read the whole story here.