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2 hours ago, NCC1701A said:

n.o. no.

bottled water with ice of unknown origin, salads with lettuce, and not so clean eating utensils always a gamble.

Tell this guy paraforeno there's no such thing as "filtered" water in Thailand in stores or at restaurants.

 

1 hour ago, moontang said:

Surely, you can find a beer manufacturer's website.... Tiger says serve at 36F...it doesn't say store at room temp in the tropics and put in frig set on 7c..and add ice. 

Fyi, ice in beer comes from Australia,not from Europe. Understand? Get your facts straight, please.

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4 minutes ago, GalaxyMan said:

My wife will not use tap water for anything to do with food, even rinsing rice.

Is she posh...?  🧐

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41 minutes ago, atyclb said:

theoretically could make a similar argument for using tap water shower.  water splashes in eyes or in mouth or bacteria in water causes impetigo

You do know that the (even double sometimes) reversed osmosis purification method + UV treatment is used by every water company in Thailand, and there's nothing in the water after that. If you want to avoid water treated like that, your only option is to buy mineral water in the stores,but it's much more expensive. 

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6 minutes ago, Max69xl said:

Tell this guy paraforeno there's no such thing as "filtered" water in Thailand in stores or at restaurants.

 

Fyi, ice in beer comes from Australia,not from Europe. Understand? Get your facts straight, please.

And at outback temps of 50c probably makes sense.  

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17 minutes ago, lopburi3 said:

And at outback temps of 50c probably makes sense.  

Temps of 50c in Cali, AZ, NV and Mexico.... no ice in beer. A Cuban friend is a bartender in somewhat cooler Las Vegas, Wyn Encore, never ice in beer.  Australian?  Yep, prison culture.. Next. 

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On 11/7/2019 at 8:34 AM, Denim said:

Just remember you don't have to swallow if you don't want to.

Yeah, this I always telling my wife 😈

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On 11/7/2019 at 3:27 PM, TooPoopedToPop said:

Always use bottled water for brushing your teeth.

And beware the ubiquitous bum-guns... germs and microbes can enter your body through your rectum just as easily as through your mouth.

You don't have to stick the bum gun In you're bum, just rinse IT anyway there's enough <deleted> in there to hold back a couple bugs.    💩

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In Thailand I have never seen any backflow preventers on any property connections from a "mains" supply. This means that if the water is turned off and the supply pipe empties, it can syphon water from hoses left lying in very unsanitary areas, back into the mains pipes only to be supplied to all users when the water is turned on again. Another reason I will not drink tapwater here.

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13 minutes ago, KIWILEE said:

In Thailand I have never seen any backflow preventers on any property connections from a "mains" supply. This means that if the water is turned off and the supply pipe empties, it can syphon water from hoses left lying in very unsanitary areas, back into the mains pipes only to be supplied to all users when the water is turned on again. Another reason I will not drink tapwater here.

It doesn't matter what system a property/condominium hotel uses,the water isn't for drinking. Even thai people never ever drinks it. But it's totally ok to brush your teeth with and gurgle after. Many thai rinses veggies and fruit without hesitation, and I'm still alive and kicking and having a perfectly functional stomach. 

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2 hours ago, mlkik said:

I chill my beers in the freezer but still add ice to the glass. I do it because I like it. Why is it distasteful ?

Is seems like the sort of thing a real ale drinker would say back in the UK. You know the sort who think they are a better class of person because the do not drink that fizzy lager 55

 

I hope you drink it fast enough so that the ice doesn't melt and dilute the taste. As for being 'the sort who think they are a better class of person' etc, you're wrong. Sorry. Way off the mark.

 

Think about this - where they brew proper beer, countries like Germany, Belgium, Czech Republic, the UK, in my experience no-one in those countries would dream of adding ice to the beer. In Thailand, a country that produces awful beer and where the preferred drink of many is whisky, they do. Draw your own conclusions from that.

I also, rarely, add a cube or two if the beer isn't cold enough, but that isn't often as I keep my rather fine beer glass - of a German brewery - in the fridge so the beer remains cold for a little longer. I do it with Thai beer, but wouldn't dream of doing it with decent beer that often has been drunk without the need for ice for hundred of years.

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 I'went up where  are the water-tanks and where no one goes apart Thai employees who works for the company that deals with the well and the pumps

then I show the pictures I made to the owner...

...she asked to empty and clean the tanks but really reluctantly

we are sill alive...with now a first class immune system... at least I hope so, it is our seventh year in this house🙄

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10 minutes ago, Bangkok Barry said:

 

I hope you drink it fast enough so that the ice doesn't melt and dilute the taste. As for being 'the sort who think they are a better class of person' etc, you're wrong. Sorry. Way off the mark.

 

Think about this - where they brew proper beer, countries like Germany, Belgium, Czech Republic, the UK, in my experience no-one in those countries would dream of adding ice to the beer. In Thailand, a country that produces awful beer and where the preferred drink of many is whisky, they do. Draw your own conclusions from that.

I also, rarely, add a cube or two if the beer isn't cold enough, but that isn't often as I keep my rather fine beer glass - of a German brewery - in the fridge so the beer remains cold for a little longer. I do it with Thai beer, but wouldn't dream of doing it with decent beer that often has been drunk without the need for ice for hundred of years.

No one forces you to drink Thai beer,but imo an english luke warm beer tastes awful, not every thai beer. Fyi, thai people put ice in the beer to make it taste better because they're actually not beer drinkers to start with and they think beer tastes bitter, especially woman. The reason they prefer thai whiskey/rum is the price. You get more for the money,and that's not something everyone has a lot of. 

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2 hours ago, transam said:

Is she posh...?  🧐

She is now! 😎 For the little money involved, better safe than sorry.

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10 minutes ago, Tchooptip said:

 I'went up where  are the water-tanks and where no one goes apart Thai employees who works for the company that deals with the well and the pumps

then I show the pictures I made to the owner...

...she asked to empty and clean the tanks but really reluctantly

we are sill alive...with now a first class immune system... at least I hope so, it is our seventh year in this house🙄

chateau d'eau.jpeg

remplissage.jpeg

IMG_4182.jpeg

With a purification tablet or two from the US Army that water will taste real nice. 😂

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