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Thwon (Nepal Bhasa:थ्वं) is a type of alcoholic beverage. It is prepared on festivals and special occasions by the Newars. It is brewed from rice. This is a kind of Country Beer. Generally it can also be called Rice beer.
There are two types of Thwon:
The red variety is closer to wine. The white variety is thicker in consistency and can be very sweet.
This drink is very closely related to the culture of Newars. It is an indispensable part of Newari rituals and festivals.
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