Clear, crisp beers made with bottom-fermenting yeasts. Pale lagers are light to golden with an even cleaner, leaner taste.
A stronger, cloudier beer made with top-fermenting yeasts.
A pale lager with a more prominent hop (a flavorful flower) characteristic.
How did it start?
It started in Phuket. We put our products in 4- to 5-star hotels, and then the tourists loved it so much that they wanted us to ship it out for them. So we started to export mainly to the US, Japan and Europe. We find it very complicated selling alcohol in Thailand as taxation is...
1.) Nung Len
217 Ekkamai Soi 5, 02-711-6564. www.nunglen.net. Open Mon-Sat 6:30pm-2am
Nung Len, located at the corner of Thonglor-Ekkamai intersection, is Ekkamai’s superstar, while others in the neighborhood might come and go. This one-room bar is all about mainstream...
As a child: I was unbearable
First job: Delivering newspapers
Rule for life: No rules
Path to inner peace: I haven’t found that
Can’t leave home without: My laptop
Listening to: Good music
Reading: Books about good music or society
Stupidest trend: Any form of fundamentalism
You’ve been touring a lot. How’s life on the road?
Had a couple of rough patches to be honest. Heavy travel has been quite draining. Got really sick at one point this year, and I think everyone has been pretty ill. But it’s getting pretty easy now. We’re sort of over our...
This dinner and countdown party on a rooftop is inclusive of a 3-course set dinner, one welcome drink and entry to the countdown party with DJs spinning house. Reservations at 02-255-0638. Dec 31, 5pm. Rooftop, Le Fenix Hotel, 33/33 Sukhumvit Soi 11, 02-2550638/9. BTS Nana. B2,500.
CentralWorld (Open daily through Jan 7, 2012. Ratchadamri Rd. BTS Chit Lom.)
This year it’s pretty quiet for CentralWorld with the only option being the Chang Beer Park where they’ll be pushing their new product, Chang Export. The lineup of bands includes Koh Mr.Saxman & Jennifer...
Spinning fashion icon
Can’t live without: Cash, Chanel lipstick, cotton buds, tissue paper and a pack of cigarettes.
Favorite themed party: Dudesweet: Dragsweet.
Craziest outfit: A t-shirt and a pair of jeans and sandals.
If your music was a look: Miss & mash with a glimpse...
How did your passion for electronic music start?
I’ve always been very passionate about music in general and I got into EDM [electronic dance music] after I first heard Steve Angello’s “Teasing Mr. Charlie.” It’s been very much the Swedish producers like him, Axwell,...
What are you most excited about?
I’m excited to meet and play for my fans again. I don’t come to Bangkok that often simply because my schedule is crazy but I really see that my sound is doing well in Thailand. I’ve had a weekly radio show for more than 10 years now that’s...