Mawlamyine Off The Beaten Path

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    3. Mawlamyine distillery

    by vodolaz Written Jul 14, 2006

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    This man is retired professor of history U Ank Gyaw from Mawlamyine University (a well popular person who is a Mawlamyine specialist, nobody knows about Mawlamyine like that professor). He is an academic researcher about an perfect history of Mawlamyine as well.
    We had an agreement to visit Mawlamyine distillery because we were interested in it`s history...
    And for all that he got to know owing to me that this distillery produced beer many years ago, although in his old book about old Mawlamyine didn`t write about it...

    at professor`s home debate between professor and general manager searchin` for old labels commemorative desk workin` girl
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    1. Mawlamyine distillery

    by vodolaz Written Jul 14, 2006

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    Mawlamyine ( Moulmein ) city , the capital of Mon state , is also former British colonial capital. There is distillery plant in Mawlamyine , established in 1876 by one French business man JE Limouzin as ` Phoenix distillery ` , who then sold it in 1884 to chinese man by name Leong Chye , and now producing ` Mawlamyine rum ` and also using ` Mandalay rum ` brand . They also produce concentrated liquor. At the end of XIX - beginning of XX they produced beer too...
    To visit this plant I also must got a permission from Ministry of Industry ( No.1 ) , but fortunately , no restrictions to make photos.

    workin` girls foundation distillery in front of plant production
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    4. Mawlamyine distillery

    by vodolaz Written Jul 14, 2006

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    And now please take a look on equipment of this distillery and it`s condition...
    What do you think ?
    It`s still working !

    just do your job... salute from XIX ! chyh-pyh stove upstairs
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    2. Mawlamyine distillery

    by vodolaz Written Jul 14, 2006

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    I was lucky and could see how local people are working on the burmese plant .
    Of course , this is not hi-tec , but they are easy in their mind and out of nervous...

    old casting pitchers fillin` bottles corkin` up bottles stickin` labels general manager checkin` in
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