A Museum Dedicated to Alcohol Opens in Goa
Panaji: A museum especially dedicated to alcohol has been opened in Goa. First of its kind, the museum ‘All About Alcohol’ has been set up in Candolim village in North Goa by local businessman Nandan Kudchadkar.
Hundreds of artifacts linked to ‘Feni’ a local alcohol are exhibited which includes centuries old bottles dating back to 1950 used to store Feni, glassware, old wooden dispensers and measuring equipment.
Nandan Kudchadkar said the objective behind opening the museum is to aware people about the rich legacy of brewing feni in the coastal state.
The four room museum displays various old mud pots, measuring equipment from the 16th century which were used while serving feni, an antique wooden shot dispenser, a ‘garv’ (scale) used to measure the potency of feni and a rare crystal Australian beer glass sourced from Russia.
The museum will be open for visitors from 3pm to 9pm everyday.