Botswana Beer

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Today in 1966, Botswana gained their Independence from the United Kingdom.

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Guild: None Known

National Regulatory Agency: None

Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements: Not Known

Drunk Driving Laws: BAC 0.08%

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  • Full Name: Republic of Botswana
  • Location: Southern Africa, north of South Africa
  • Government Type: Parliamentary Republic
  • Language: Setswana 78.2%, Kalanga 7.9%, Sekgalagadi 2.8%, English (official) 2.1%, other 8.6%, unspecified 0.4%
  • Religion(s): Christian 71.6%, Badimo 6%, other 1.4%, unspecified 0.4%, none 20.6%
  • Capital: Gaborone
  • Population: 2,098,018; 144th
  • Area: 581,730 sq km, 48th
  • Comparative Area: Slightly smaller than Texas
  • National Food: Seswaa
  • National Symbol: Zebra
  • Affiliations: UN, African Union, Commonwealth
  • Independence: From the UK, September 30, 1966

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  • Alcohol Legal: Yes
  • Minimum Drinking Age: 18
  • BAC: 0.08%
  • Number of Breweries: 2

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  • How to Say “Beer”: bojalwa
  • How to Order a Beer: nngwe bojalwa, ke a leboga
  • How to Say “Cheers”: kemopholo
  • Toasting Etiquette: N/A

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Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: 57%
  • Wine: <1%
  • Spirits: <1%
  • Other: 41%

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: 4.96
  • Unrecorded: 3.00
  • Total: 7.96
  • Beer: 2.56

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: 5 litres
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: Decrease
  • Excise Taxes: Yes
  • Minimum Age: 21
  • Sales Restrictions: Time, location, specific events, petrol stations
  • Advertising Restrictions: Yes
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: No

Patterns of Drinking Score: 3

Prohibition: None

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