“He was a wise man who invented beer-Plato”
Summer is here. The season of thirst is the when a bottle of fine brew is best enjoyed. Needless to say everyone has their favourite brand of brew. This is the brand that you would drive miles to get if required. You drink it often, when you hang out with your friends or when you sit down and unwind after a long day at work. However, do you know where your favourite bottle of brew comes from originally?
A host of foreign beer brands have made their way into the market today and have gotten acceptance from the consumers. We also have a great profile of purely Indian beers that have proven to be more than a match for the foreign imports. Read on to find out where your favourite brand of beer comes from.
Stella Artois: Comes to us from Belgium. It is currently one of the best selling beers in the world. Originally introduced as a festive beer, it was named Stella after the Christmas star
Asahi: Asahi from Japan is one of the leading breweries in their country.
Peroni: Peroni comes from Italy. It was founded in 1846 in Lombardy, Italy.
Hoegaarden: Hoegaarden comes from Belgium. It is one of the oldest brews with a history of over 500 years.
Murphy’s Irish stout: Murphy’s comes from Cork, Ireland. Murphy’s simulates the texture and appearance of tap beers by adding a small nitrogen widget to the can.
London’s Pride: As the name suggests, London Pride comes from London. Considered an intrinsic part of the ‘London Life’, London Pride gets its name from a flower which symbolized hope to post-world war Londoners.
Miller’s: Miller’s is an American beer brand that comes to us from Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Heineken: Heineken comes from the Netherlands. Sold in over 170 countries, it is the world’s most international premium beer.
Corona: Corona comes from Mexico originally. Corona sponsors the Mexican National Football team.
Carlsberg: Carlsberg is a Danish beer company. The company is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark. Carlsberg also owns Tuborg, Somersby Cider and Kronenbourg among 500 other beers.
Budweiser: Budweiser, known as the king of beers, comes from America. It was originally brewed at St Louis, Missouri.
Tiger: First launched in 1932, Tiger beer was Singapore’s first locally brewed beer. It is currently a part of Heineken Asia Pacific.
Foster’s: Foster’s is Australian beer brand, distributed internationally by South African SAB Miller group. Foster’s is also called the Aussie synonym for beer.
Tuborg: Tuborg is another company that comes to us from Copenhagen, Denmark. It is currently a part of the Carlsberg group.
Royal Challenge: A truly Indian beer brand, Royal Challenge belongs to the Bangalore based USL. It has been known to be a challenger in this segment to its company’s flagship Kingfisher.
Kalyani Black Label: Kalyani is a vintage Indian Beer brand. It is one of the oldest Beer brands in India.
Kingfisher: Kingfisher is an Indian beer brand that comes from Bangalore. It currently holds a 36% market share making it one of the best selling beers in India.
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