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Cocktail Class & Sombai Workshop Visit with Liqueur Tasting

by Sombai Infused Cambodian Liqueur Duration 2h 30m Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is $25

Journey into the world of Cambodian liqueur with a special workshop in the heart of Siem Reap. From preparation to infusion and bottling, discover the story behind an alcohols that fuse local tradition and recipes from the Islands—plus get a taste of the drink itself.

A ride in a local auto-rickshaw carries you from your hotel to Asana, the last old wooden house in Siem Reap's Pub Street area and now a trendy downtown bar. Here, meet a professional cocktail maker and learn to craft your own version of Sombai infused Cambodian liqueur. Choose 2 recipes, learn the steps, and get busy creating the perfect mix.

Next, your driver takes you to Salakamreuk Village, where a short set of steep stairs lead you up to the infusion room. Inside, get a look at more than 100 glass jars filled with local fruits, herbs, and spices, all soaking in alcohol. Observe how the drinks and fruit visibly change throughout the 3-month process, and look through the window for a peek at the laboratory where the production staff work.

Complete the visit with a tasting of 8 remarkable liqueur flavors, from the spicy ones to the sweet and sour, along with a bottle of cold water and local snacks. If you've found a favorite flavor, you can do some shopping for souvenirs, or just try some of the workshop's aromatized salts and infused cooking oils before your driver carries you back to your hotel.

Journey into the world of Cambodian liqueur with a special workshop in the heart of Siem Reap. From preparation to infusion and bottling, discover the story behind an alcohols that fuse local tradition and recipes from the Islands—plus get a taste of the drink itself.

A ride in a local auto-rickshaw carries you from your hotel to Asana, the last old wooden house in Siem Reap's Pub Street area and now a trendy downtown bar. Here, meet a professional cocktail maker and learn to craft your own version of Sombai infused Cambodian liqueur. Choose 2 recipes, learn the steps, and get busy creating the perfect mix.

Next, your driver takes you to Salakamreuk Village, where a short set of steep stairs lead you up to the infusion room. Inside, get a look at more than 100 glass jars filled with local fruits, herbs, and spices, all soaking in alcohol. Observe how the drinks and fruit visibly change throughout the 3-month process, and look through the window for a peek at the laboratory where the production staff work.

Complete the visit with a tasting of 8 remarkable liqueur flavors, from the spicy ones to the sweet and sour, along with a bottle of cold water and local snacks. If you've found a favorite flavor, you can do some shopping for souvenirs, or just try some of the workshop's aromatized salts and infused cooking oils before your driver carries you back to your hotel.

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4:45 PM, Cocktail Class & Sombai Workshop in English, includes Drinks Only

Duration 2h 30m No booking or credit card fees

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per adult
$25

Total price is $25, taxes included

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Cocktail Class & Sombai Workshop Visit with Liqueur Tasting

Activity Location

Hotel Pickup

Krong Siem Reap

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Hotel Pickup

    Krong Siem Reap


Highlights

  • Chance to make your own cocktail with professional guidance

  • Guided tour of the famous Sombai infused liqueur workshop

  • Hands-on instruction as you try mixing a recipe yourself

  • A look at how the liqueur is created in the infusion room

  • Samples of up to 8 unique, hand-created flavors to taste


Inclusions

  • Cocktail class and guided tour of a Sombai workshop

  • Admission fees

  • Liqueur tasting

  • Roundtrip transportation to and from most central Siem Reap hotels


Know Before You Book

  • You must be 21 years of age and present a valid photo ID in order to consume alcohol.

  • You must be able to climb and descend stairs.

  • Hotel pickup is available from most centrally located Siem Reap hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.