Macau Beer

Today in 1999, the Macau Special Administrative Region was established.


Macau Breweries

Macau 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: Macau Special Administrative Region
  • Location: Eastern Asia, bordering the South China Sea and China
  • Government Type: Limited democracy
  • Language: Cantonese 85.7%, Hokkien 4%, Mandarin 3.2%, other Chinese dialects 2.7%, English 1.5%, Tagalog 1.3%, other 1.6% [Note: Chinese and Portuguese are the official language]
  • Religion(s): Buddhist 50%, Roman Catholic 15%, none or other 35%
  • Capital: Macao City
  • Population: 578,025; 169th
  • Area: 28.2 sq km, 237th
  • Comparative Area: Less than one-sixth the size of Washington, DC
  • National Food: Minchee
  • National Symbol: Lotus Blossom
  • Affiliations: None
  • Independence: A Macau Special Administrative Region was established, December 20, 1999, celebrated as Macau Special Administrative Region Establishment Day


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


  • How to Say “Beer”: pear zao / pi jiu / 啤酒
  • How to Order a Beer: Ching gay woh ee bay pee joh
  • How to Say “Cheers”: Gom bui [Cantonese] or Gan Bei [Mandarin] or Kan bei (“dry the cup”) / Kong Chien / Nien Nien nu e / Wen lie / Yam sing, Yung sing or Yum Sen (“drink and win”) / 乾杯 / 干杯
  • Toasting Etiquette: N/A


Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: 44%
  • Wine: 1%
  • Spirits: <1%
  • Other: 55%

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: N/A
  • Unrecorded: N/A
  • Total: N/A
  • Beer: N/A

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: N/A
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: Stable
  • Excise Taxes: N/A
  • Minimum Age: None
  • Sales Restrictions: N/A
  • Advertising Restrictions: N/A
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: N/A

Patterns of Drinking Score: N/A

Prohibition: None


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