Mauritania Beer

Today in 1960, Mauritania gained their Independence from France.


Mauritania Breweries

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Guild: None Known

National Regulatory Agency: None

Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements: Not Known

Drunk Driving Laws: BAC 0.00% Zero Tolerance


  • Full Name: Islamic Republic of Mauritania
  • Location: Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Senegal and Western Sahara
  • Government Type: Military Junta
  • Language: Arabic (official and national), Pulaar, Soninke, Wolof (all national languages), French, Hassaniya
  • Religion(s): Muslim (official) 100%
  • Capital: Nouakchott
  • Population: 3,359,185; 133th
  • Area: 1,030,700 sq km, 29th
  • Comparative Area: Slightly larger than three times the size of New Mexico
  • National Food: Thieboudiene
  • National Symbol: Star and crescent
  • Affiliations: UN, African Union, Arab League
  • Independence: From France, November 28, 1960


  • Alcohol Legal: No
  • Minimum Drinking Age: Total Ban
  • BAC: 0.00%
  • Number of Breweries: 0


  • How to Say “Beer”: beereh (biræ) / جعة / شراب من الشعير / جعة / المزر شراب نوع من الجعة / بيرة
  • How to Order a Beer: Waheed beera, meen fadleek
  • How to Say “Cheers”: Bismilah / Fi schettak or Fisehatak (“to your health”) / في صحتك
  • Toasting Etiquette: N/A


Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: <1%
  • Wine: <1%
  • Spirits: 100%

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: 0.01
  • Unrecorded: 0.10
  • Total: 0.11
  • Beer: 0.00

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: 0 litres
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: Stable
  • Excise Taxes: No
  • Minimum Age: Total Ban
  • Sales Restrictions: Total Bann
  • Advertising Restrictions: Yes
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: Yes

Patterns of Drinking Score: 2

Prohibition: None


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