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Can you get cider?

Bolton Lancs
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Can you get cider?

Hi all

My partner only really drinks cider and we are going to Sri Lanka in August for two weeks. He is panicing somewhat. We are staying at the Mermaid, 24 miles south of Colombo.

Please advise. Thanks

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1. Re: Can you get cider?

Hi flyinfear,

yes.

No problem at all.

If U want more send me PM.

Ahungalla, Sri Lanka
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2. Re: Can you get cider?

Hmmmmmm

VERY unlikely you will find it in hotels except for the higher class ones in Colombo for instance, could well be available at liquor stores though.., but quite expensive..

Certainly NOT available in any All Inclusive package such as they have at Mermaid

Regards

Dave

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3. Re: Can you get cider?

Thanks Dave

newcastle upon tyne
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4. Re: Can you get cider?

Never saw any at the Mermaid this year, or anyone drinking it in any bars/other hotels I visited.

Don't know about the beer stores ?. Hope you find some

Bolton Lancs
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5. Re: Can you get cider?

Thanks Jayne

Are there shps nearby, please?

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6. Re: Can you get cider?

I'm afraid it will be difficult to find cider in Sri Lanka. I checked my local liquor store yesterday without success.

Hans

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7. Re: Can you get cider?

Thank you so much for that Hans-much appreciated.

Guess it's going to be a long fortnight then ha ha.

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8. Re: Can you get cider?

Hi, just last weekend, the Cargills Food City (local supermarket chain) in Staples Street (in Colombo 2....considered a business district) carried a brand of South African cider called 'Savanna'....I picked up a couple of bottles myself. My guess is that this may be available at other Cargills supermarkets as well (if they have a liquor department)...incidentally, the 400ml bottle cost around $5...

Good luck!

Jayaka

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9. Re: Can you get cider?

I'm sure you'll quickly get used to the Lion beer. :)

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10. Re: Can you get cider?

Thanks all for your help. OMG we had some fun trying to get it but with no success. We were offered several home-distilled alcohol with apple juice lol.Yes Jayaka he did get used to the Lion beer.

Thanks again for all your replies. Much appreciated.