Argentina Beer

Today in 1816, Argentina gained their Independence from Spain.


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Guilds: Asociacion de Cerveceros Artesanales; La Asociacion de Cerveceros Artesanales de la Republica Argentina

National Regulatory Agency: None

Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements: Not Known

Drunk Driving Laws: BAC 0.05%


  • Full Name: Argentine Republic
  • Location: Southern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Chile and Uruguay
  • Government Type: Republic
  • Language: Spanish (official), Italian, English, German, French
  • Religion(s): Nominally Roman Catholic 92% (less than 20% practicing), Protestant 2%, Jewish 2%, other 4%
  • Capital: Buenos Aires
  • Population: 42,192,494; 32nd
  • Area: 2,780,400 sq km, 8th
  • Comparative Area: Slightly less than three-tenths the size of the US
  • National Food: Asado, Empanada
  • National Symbols: Puma, Rufous Hornero (bird); Ceibo flower; Ceibo, Red Quebracho trees; Yerba mate, Obelisk of Buenos Aires; Sun of May, Cockade of Argentina; Río de la Plata (River Plate)
  • Affiliations: UN, OAS
  • Independence: From Spain, July 9, 1816


  • Alcohol Legal: Yes
  • Minimum Drinking Age: 18
  • BAC: 0.05%
  • Label Requirements: N/A
  • Number of Breweries: 54


  • How to Say “Beer”: cerveza
  • How to Order a Beer: Una cerveza, por favor
  • How to Say “Cheers”: Salud / Cheers
  • Toasting Etiquette: If you are toasted, return the favor. In Argentina, ‘Salud!’ or ‘Cheers!’ are popular toasts.


Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: 32%
  • Wine: 59%
  • Spirits: 7%
  • Other: 2%

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: 8.00
  • Unrecorded: 2.00
  • Total: 10.00
  • Beer: 2.49

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: 8 litres
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: Stable
  • Excise Taxes: N/A
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Sales Restrictions: Time, specific events
  • Advertising Restrictions: No
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: No

Patterns of Drinking Score: 2

Prohibition: None


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