Okay, this wine doesn’t literally crawl inside your brain, but you’ll certainly have nightmares just looking at it. The drink has been around for thousands of years, hailing from Bama County in Guangxi Zhuang of China (just above Vietnam).
This region has the greatest number for centenarians in the world (okay, fourth, but that’s still pretty good). Some say is the climate and air quality. I say it’s the snake wine.
Although the snakes (and sometimes scorpions) bottled in the brew are certainly poisonous, the ethanol takes care of that. The venom is protein based and breaks down in the alcohol. Want to make some yourself, just slip a snake into a bottle of ethanol and wait a few weeks. Bingo, you can call yourself a master of spirits.
Want to order some? Then visit the Thailand Unique.
They also have Thai spider whiskey and Giant Centipede Whiskey. Both have a bite (pun intended).
Want to up your ante from the worm at the bottom of the bottle of tequila? Go for some snake wine. Who knows, it might make you live longer.
How revolting! I don’t think living a few extra years would be worth cracking the bottles open for a sip! You’re definitely right about the thought creating nightmares! (shiver!)
Yet the bottles are alluring to look at.