The tap list at Jing-A Brewing in Beijing is unlike any bar you’ve ever been to. The Worker’s Pale Ale, Flying Fist IPA and Mandarin Wheat selections are the first indications that this won’t be your ordinary happy hour. (more…)
Call it coincidence or otherwise, even as political parties are demanding implementation of prohibition in the State, sale of beer across Tamil Nadu has dipped since 2013-14 and that of Indian-Made Foreign Spirits (IMFS) since 2014-15.
There have been attacks on liquor shops, protests by activists during the last year, demanding implementation of prohibition in the State. While the beer sales recorded the lowest in the last 10 fiscals, the IMFS sales started to dip from the following fiscal. (more…)
An analysis of the statistics on the sale of IMFS and beer since 1983, when the Tasmac was established, has throw up interesting details on the drinking habits in the State. (more…)
Singha is the national beer of Thailand, made by a German brewmaster. Tourists and locals love the taste of an ice cold Singha beer, and it’s export helps travel and tourism awareness for Thailand. (more…)
In 2015, Tsingtao Brewery Company Wuwei output more than 10 million liters of beer and moved from the category of small breweries into the category of medium-sized enterprises. (more…)
Tipplers in ‘God’s own country’ drank up 70 percent more wine and 36 percent more beer in December 2015 compared to November that year. Government-run Kerala State Beverages Corporation (Bevco) witnessed a general spurt in its liquor sales during Christmas and New Year season. (more…)
Each April, as Burma’s favorite festival nears, the sound of a familiar tune can be heard through loudspeakers and car radios: Tupo Tupo.
The beloved tune, written by Mandalay’s Myoma Nyein, has become synonymous with Thingyan, the water festival celebrating the Burmese New Year. The title, Tupo, was derived from the sound of Burmese drums and gongs played throughout the holiday. The well-known musician was surprised last year when, sometime in April, a new beer was being advertised with an uncanny name. (more…)
Suntory Holdings Ltd., the nation’s third-ranked beer maker by market share, wants to focus on boosting profits at its Beam spirits unit and upgrading its own beers rather than on buying SABMiller PLC’s Peroni and Grolsch brands in Europe. (more…)
When Jin Xin first started selling imported premium beer a decade ago, his bar manager predicted that it would take a month or two just to sell a single case. But within a few years business picked up, and soon customers started frequenting the bar for its India pale ales and other European beers. (more…)
Starting from 1 January, the wholesalers and the retailers from 1 July are obliged to connect to the electronic system USAIS, created to control the turnover of alcohol in Russia. According to RBC, the new rules have already caused interruption in alcohol supplies. (more…)