Antigua & Barbuda Beer

Today in 1981, Antigua and Barbuda gained their Independence from the United Kingdom.

Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda Breweries

Antigua and Barbuda Brewery Guides

Other Guides

Guild: None Known

National Regulatory Agency: None

Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements: Not Known

Drunk Driving Laws: BAC 0.08%


  • Full Name: Antigua and Barbuda
  • Location: Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east-southeast of Puerto Rico
  • Government Type: Constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary system of government and a Commonwealth realm
  • Language: English (official), local dialects
  • Religion(s): Protestant 76.4% (Anglican 25.7%, Seventh-Day Adventist 12.3%, Pentecostal 10.6%, Moravian 10.5%, Methodist 7.9%, Baptist 4.9%, Church of God 4.5%), Roman Catholic 10.4%, other Christian 5.4%, other 2%, none or unspecified 5.8%
  • Capital: St. John’s
  • Population: 89,018; 198th
  • Area: 442.6 sq km (Antigua 280 sq km; Barbuda 161 sq km), 201st
  • Comparative Area: 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC
  • National Food: Fungie
  • National Symbols: Antigua Black Pineapple; Red Hibiscus; Hawksbill Turtle; Fallow Deer; The Frigate (a.k.a. Man-o’-War or Weather bird); Whitewood tree
  • Affiliations: UN, Commonwealth, OAS
  • Independence: From the UK, November 1, 1981


  • Alcohol Legal: Yes
  • Minimum Drinking Age: 16
  • BAC: 0.08%
  • Number of Breweries: 1


  • How to Say “Beer”: beer
  • How to Order a Beer: One beer, please
  • How to Say “Cheers”: cheers
  • Toasting Etiquette: N/A


Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: 28%
  • Wine: 18%
  • Spirits: 53%
  • Other: <1%

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: 6.76
  • Unrecorded: 0.46
  • Total: 7.22
  • Beer: 2.67

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: 6.8 litres
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: Stable
  • Excise Taxes: N/A
  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Sales Restrictions: N/A
  • Advertising Restrictions: N/A
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: N/A

Patterns of Drinking Score: N/A

Prohibition: None


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