Albania Beer

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Today in 1912, Albania gained their Independence from the Ottoman Empire.

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Albania Breweries

Albania Brewery Guides

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Guild: None Known

National Regulatory Agency: None

Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements: Not Known

Drunk Driving Laws: BAC 0.01%

albania

  • Full Name: Republic of Albania
  • Location: Southeastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea and Ionian Sea, between Greece in the south and Montenegro and Kosovo to the north
  • Government Type: Parliamentary democracy
  • Language: Albanian (official: derived from Tosk dialect), Greek, Vlach, Romani, Slavic dialects
  • Religion(s): Muslim 70%, Albanian Orthodox 20%, Roman Catholic 10%
  • Capital: Tirana
  • Population: 3,002,859; 137th
  • Area: 28,748 sq km, 145th
  • Comparative Area: Slightly smaller than Maryland
  • National Food: Tavë Kosi
  • National Symbols: Double-headed eagle; Red Poppy; Olive; castle of Kruja, Crown of Skanderbeg
  • Affiliations: UN, NATO
  • Independence: From the Ottoman Empire, November 28, 1912

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  • Alcohol Legal: Yes
  • Minimum Drinking Age: None
  • BAC: 0.05%
  • Number of Breweries: 14

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  • How to Say “Beer”: birrë
  • How to Order a Beer: Një birrë, ju lutem
  • How to Say “Cheers”: Gëzuar / Shëndeti tuaj
  • Toasting Etiquette: N/A

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Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: 33%
  • Wine: 19%
  • Spirits: 47%
  • Other: 1%

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: 4.58
  • Unrecorded: 2.10
  • Total: 6.68
  • Beer: 1.61

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: 4.6 litres
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: Increase
  • Excise Taxes: Yes
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Sales Restrictions: No
  • Advertising Restrictions: Product placement
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: Sales promotions

Patterns of Drinking Score: 3

Prohibition: None

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East Timor Beer

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Today in 1975, East Timor declared their Independence from Portugal.

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East Timor Breweries

East Timor Brewery Guides

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Guild: None Known

National Regulatory Agency: None

Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements: Not Known

Drunk Driving Laws: BAC 0.05%

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  • Full Name: Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste / East Timor
  • Location: Southeastern Asia, northwest of Australia in the Lesser Sunda Islands at the eastern end of the Indonesian archipelago; note – Timor-Leste includes the eastern half of the island of Timor, the Oecussi (Ambeno) region on the northwest portion of the island of Timor, and the islands of Pulau Atauro and Pulau Jaco
  • Government Type: Republic
  • Language: Tetum (official), Portuguese (official), Indonesian, English, plus there are about 16 indigenous languages; Tetum, Galole, Mambae, and Kemak are spoken by a significant portion of the population
  • Religion(s): Roman Catholic 98%, Muslim 1%, Protestant 1%
  • Capital: Dili
  • Population: 1,201,255; 159th
  • Area: 14,874 sq km, 160th
  • Comparative Area: Slightly larger than Connecticut
  • National Food: Soto; Nasi goreng
  • National Symbol: Crocodile
  • Affiliations: UN
  • Independence: From Portugal, November 28, 1975 / Internationally recognized, May 20, 2002

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  • Alcohol Legal: Yes
  • Minimum Drinking Age: None
  • BAC: 0.05%
  • Number of Breweries: 0

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  • How to Say “Beer”: serveja
  • How to Order a Beer: N/A
  • How to Say “Cheers”: N/A
  • Toasting Etiquette: N/A

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Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: 97%
  • Wine: 3%
  • Spirits: <1%

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: 0.36
  • Unrecorded: 0.50
  • Total: 0.86
  • Beer: 0.30

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: 0.4 litres
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: Decrease
  • Excise Taxes: Yes
  • Minimum Age: None
  • Sales Restrictions: No
  • Advertising Restrictions: No
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: No

Patterns of Drinking Score: N/A

Prohibition: None

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Mauritania Beer

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Today in 1960, Mauritania gained their Independence from France.

Mauritania
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Mauritania Breweries

Mauritania Brewery Guides

Other Guides

Guild: None Known

National Regulatory Agency: None

Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements: Not Known

Drunk Driving Laws: BAC 0.00% Zero Tolerance

Mauritania

  • Full Name: Islamic Republic of Mauritania
  • Location: Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Senegal and Western Sahara
  • Government Type: Military Junta
  • Language: Arabic (official and national), Pulaar, Soninke, Wolof (all national languages), French, Hassaniya
  • Religion(s): Muslim (official) 100%
  • Capital: Nouakchott
  • Population: 3,359,185; 133th
  • Area: 1,030,700 sq km, 29th
  • Comparative Area: Slightly larger than three times the size of New Mexico
  • National Food: Thieboudiene
  • National Symbol: Star and crescent
  • Affiliations: UN, African Union, Arab League
  • Independence: From France, November 28, 1960

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  • Alcohol Legal: No
  • Minimum Drinking Age: Total Ban
  • BAC: 0.00%
  • Number of Breweries: 0

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  • How to Say “Beer”: beereh (biræ) / جعة / شراب من الشعير / جعة / المزر شراب نوع من الجعة / بيرة
  • How to Order a Beer: Waheed beera, meen fadleek
  • How to Say “Cheers”: Bismilah / Fi schettak or Fisehatak (“to your health”) / في صحتك
  • Toasting Etiquette: N/A

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Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: <1%
  • Wine: <1%
  • Spirits: 100%

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: 0.01
  • Unrecorded: 0.10
  • Total: 0.11
  • Beer: 0.00

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: 0 litres
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: Stable
  • Excise Taxes: No
  • Minimum Age: Total Ban
  • Sales Restrictions: Total Bann
  • Advertising Restrictions: Yes
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: Yes

Patterns of Drinking Score: 2

Prohibition: None

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