Lesotho Beer

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Today in 1966, Lesotho 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 0.10%

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  • Full Name: Kingdom of Lesotho
  • Location: Southern Africa, an enclave of South Africa
  • Government Type: Parliamentary constitutional monarchy
  • Language: Sesotho (official) (southern Sotho), English (official), Zulu, Xhosa
  • Religion(s): Christian 80%, indigenous beliefs 20%
  • Capital: Maseru
  • Population: 1,930,493; 148th
  • Area: 30,355 sq km, 142nd
  • Comparative Area: Slightly smaller than Maryland
  • National Food: Mosotho Cuisine
  • National Symbols: Straw Hat (mokorotlo); Black Rhinoceros
  • Affiliations: UN, African Union, Commonwealth
  • Independence: From the UK, October 4, 1966

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  • Alcohol Legal: Yes
  • Minimum Drinking Age: 18
  • BAC: 0.10%
  • Number of Breweries: 1

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  • How to Say “Beer”: jwala
  • How to Order a Beer: N/A
  • How to Say “Cheers”: Nqa
  • Toasting Etiquette: N/A

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Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: 64%
  • Wine: <1%
  • Spirits: <1%
  • Other: 36%

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: 1.90
  • Unrecorded: 3.65
  • Total: 5.55
  • Beer: 1.24

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: 1.9 litres
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: Decrease
  • Excise Taxes: Yes
  • Minimum Age: 21
  • Sales Restrictions: Hours, places, intoxicated persons
  • Advertising Restrictions: No
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: No

Patterns of Drinking Score: 3

Prohibition: None

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