Republic of the Congo Beer

Today in 1960, Republic of the Congo gained their Independence from Belgium.

Republic of the Congo

Republic of the Congo Breweries

Republic of the Congo Brewery Guides

Other Guides

Guild: None Known

National Regulatory Agency: None

Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements: Not Known

Drunk Driving Laws: BAC: No Limit


  • Full Name: Republic of the Congo
  • Location: Central Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Angola and Gabon
  • Government Type: Republic
  • Language: French (official), Lingala and Monokutuba (lingua franca trade languages), many local languages and dialects (of which Kikongo is the most widespread)
  • Religion(s): Christian 50%, animist 48%, Muslim 2%
  • Capital: Brazzaville
  • Population: 4,366,266; 125th
  • Area: 342,000 sq km, 64th
  • Comparative Area: Slightly smaller than Montana
  • National Food: Poulet Moambé
  • National Symbols: Congo River; Lion, Elephant
  • Affiliations: UN, African Union
  • Independence: From France, August 15, 1960


  • Alcohol Legal: Yes
  • Minimum Drinking Age: 18
  • BAC: No Limit
  • Number of Breweries: 4


  • How to Say “Beer”: bière
  • How to Order a Beer: Une bière, s’il vous plait
  • How to Say “Cheers”: Santé
  • Toasting Etiquette: N/A


Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: 8%
  • Wine: <1%
  • Spirits: 5%
  • Other: 7%

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: 2.04
  • Unrecorded: 2.23
  • Total: 4.27
  • Beer: 1.76

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: 2 litres
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: Stable
  • Excise Taxes: Yes
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Sales Restrictions: Time, location, specific events, petrol stations
  • Advertising Restrictions: No
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: No

Patterns of Drinking Score: 3

Prohibition: None


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