Cambodia Beer

Today in 1953, Cambodia gained their Independence from France.


Cambodia Breweries

Cambodia Brewery Guides

Other Guides

Guild: None Known

National Regulatory Agency: None

Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements: Not Known

Drunk Driving Laws: BAC 0.05%


  • Full Name: Kingdom of Cambodia (f.k.a. Khmer Republic, Democratic Kampuchea, People’s Republic of Kampuchea)
  • Location: Southeastern Asia, bordering the Gulf of Thailand, between Thailand, Vietnam, and Laos
  • Government Type: Multiparty democracy under a constitutional monarchy
  • Language: Khmer (official) 95%, French, English
  • Religion(s): Buddhist (official) 96.4%, Muslim 2.1%, other 1.3%, unspecified 0.2%
  • Capital: Phnom Penh
  • Population: 14,952,665; 68th
  • Area: 181,035 sq km, 90th
  • Comparative Area: Slightly smaller than Oklahoma
  • National Food: Amok trey
  • National Symbols: Lion, Kouprey (mammal), Giant Ibis (bird), Elephant; Palmyra palm (Borassus flabellifer); Angkor Wat
  • Affiliations: UN, ASEAN
  • Independence: From France, November 9, 1953


  • Alcohol Legal: Yes
  • Minimum Drinking Age: None
  • BAC: 0.08%
  • Number of Breweries: 6


  • How to Say “Beer”: Dughck / ប៊ីយេរ
  • How to Order a Beer: មួយ ប៊ីយេរ, សូម
  • How to Say “Cheers”: សន្តិយុត្ត
  • Toasting Etiquette: N/A


Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: 38%
  • Wine: 1%
  • Spirits: 61%

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: 1.77
  • Unrecorded: 3.00
  • Total: 4.77
  • Beer: 0.74

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: 1.8 litres
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: Increase
  • Excise Taxes: Yes
  • Minimum Age: None
  • Sales Restrictions: No
  • Advertising Restrictions: No
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: No

Patterns of Drinking Score: 3

Prohibition: None


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