Benin Beer

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Today in 1960, Benin gained their Independence from France.

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Benin Breweries

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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: Republic of Benin (f.k.a. Dahomey)
  • Location: Western Africa, bordering the Bight of Benin, between Nigeria and Togo
  • Government Type: Republic
  • Language: French (official), Fon and Yoruba (most common vernaculars in south), tribal languages (at least six major ones in north)
  • Religion(s): Catholic 27.1%, Muslim 24.4%, Vodoun 17.3%, Protestant 10.4% (Celestial 5%, Methodist 3.2%, other Protestant 2.2%), other Christian 5.3%, other 15.5%
  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • Population: 9,598,787; 89th
  • Area: 112,622 sq km, 102nd
  • Comparative Area: Slightly smaller than Pennsylvania
  • National Food: La Pate
  • National Symbol: Leopard
  • Affiliations: UN, African Union
  • Independence: From France, August 1, 1960

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  • Alcohol Legal: Yes
  • Minimum Drinking Age: None
  • BAC: 0.05%
  • Number of Breweries: 1

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  • How to Say “Beer”: bière
  • How to Order a Beer: Une bière, s’il vous plait
  • How to Say “Cheers”: santé
  • Toasting Etiquette: N/A

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Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: 45%
  • Wine: 13%
  • Spirits: 14%
  • Other: 28%

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: 1.15
  • Unrecorded: 1.00
  • Total: 2.15
  • Beer: 0.49

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: 1.2 litres
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: Stable
  • Excise Taxes: Yes
  • Minimum Age: None
  • Sales Restrictions: No
  • Advertising Restrictions: No
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: No

Patterns of Drinking Score: 2

Prohibition: None

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