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Snake and scorpion wine on sale

Posted on Friday, 21 January, 2011 | Comment icon 20 comments | News tip by: Still Waters

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A village in Vietnam is producing bottles of wine containing cobra snakes and scorpions.

The wines are being shipped worldwide and are said to be a natural remedy used to treat a number of conditions. The poison from the snakes and scorpions is rendered inactive by the drink and won't harm anyone who dares to try some.

"Forget eating the worm after downing your tequila - with these bottles of unusual wine produced in Vietnam, a tasty tipple comes with a far more potent bite."

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Comment icon #11 Posted by globetrotter on 21 January, 2011, 23:21
my friend who gave me a bottle of this said tat site is way overpriced said u can buy them on the street for about $20 now
Comment icon #12 Posted by DCFan on 21 January, 2011, 23:45
Delicious. I have to try it. I'm not sure if you're serious.
Comment icon #13 Posted by Xanthurion2 on 22 January, 2011, 0:28
i want it! i want it!
Comment icon #14 Posted by sandcat on 22 January, 2011, 2:18
EEWWWWW!!! yuck i couldnt have that in the house im terrified of snakes and the thought of drinking that makes me ill, but each to their own....
Comment icon #15 Posted by Evilution13 on 22 January, 2011, 3:48
Im surprised they havn't shoved a tiger in there too.
Comment icon #16 Posted by UVB-76 on 22 January, 2011, 6:37
I might have to buy a bottle or two.
Comment icon #17 Posted by bumthology on 22 January, 2011, 8:59
I tried this in vietnam. You cant really taste anything foul because the alcohol content is quite strong. In fact the one i tried was this one. Heres another angle Heres 2 more from the same place
Comment icon #18 Posted by AdorablyDead on 22 January, 2011, 9:39
Bumthology- Holy shnikes that's a crapload of snakes and lizards. 0_o I think I would like to try it just once. And it would be neat to have something like that as a dinner table centerpiece.
Comment icon #19 Posted by odds022 on 23 January, 2011, 4:28
I'll have to order a couple of these. One to try, then other for a conversation poece, and to add to my wine collection. Very curious!
Comment icon #20 Posted by mattryan209 on 24 January, 2011, 2:18
I'll have to order a couple of these. One to try, then other for a conversation poece, and to add to my wine collection. Very curious! Same here except I don't even drink wine.It would be cool just to have one of those laying around.The cobra biting another snakes and a scorpions tail looks like interesting artwork to me.

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