What is the best beer in Vietnam?

My Dad and I are debating which beer is (or was) the best in Vietnam. He is a Vietnam Veteran (1964-1965), and claims that San Miguel was the best when he was there. My travels through Vietnam have found just about every province with their own brew, a few national brands and several imports. I have sampled at... show more My Dad and I are debating which beer is (or was) the best in Vietnam. He is a Vietnam Veteran (1964-1965), and claims that San Miguel was the best when he was there. My travels through Vietnam have found just about every province with their own brew, a few national brands and several imports. I have sampled at least the following brews in Vietnam:

- Bia Hanoi
- Bia Thai Binh
- Bia Hue
- Bia Saigon
- Tiger Beer
- 333
- Heineken
- San Miguel
- Something from a dead cobra

I would like to hear about other Vietnam beer drinking experiences to continue the intellectual conversation with my Dad. My questions are as follows:

1) What kind of beers did you experience in Vietnam?

2) Which one did you like the best and why?

3) Do you prefer bottled or draft (a.k.a. bia hoi)?

4) If you are a Vietnam Veteran, what beers did you drink back then and how do they compare to the Vietnamese beers now?

5) What would someone have to pay you to drink something that was fermented from a dead cobra?
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