Samoa Beer

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Today, each year, Samoa celebrates it independence from New Zealand, though it actually took place five months earlier on January 1, 1962.

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Samoa Breweries

Samoa Brewery Guides

Other Guides

Guild: None Known

National Regulatory Agency: None

Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements: Not Known

Drunk Driving Laws: BAC N/A

Samoa

  • Full Name: Independent State of Samoa
  • Location: Oceania, group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about half way between Hawaii and New Zealand
  • Government Type: Parliamentary democracy
  • Language: Samoan (Polynesian) (official), English
  • Religion(s): Protestant 59.9% (Congregationalist 34.8%, Methodist 15%, Assembly of God 6.6%, Seventh-Day Adventist 3.5%), Roman Catholic 19.6%, Mormon 12.7%, Worship Centre 1.3%, other Christian 4.5%, other 1.9%, unspecified 0.1%
  • Capital: Apia
  • Population: 194,320; 184th
  • Area: 2,831 sq km, 178th
  • Comparative Area: Slightly smaller than Rhode Island
  • National Food: Umu (which is the style of cooking)
  • National Symbol: Southern Cross
  • Affiliations: UN, Commonwealth, Pacific Community
  • Independence: Independence Day Celebration, June 1 (1962); Note: January 1, 1962 is the date of independence from the New Zealand-administered UN trusteeship; but it is observed in June (Until 1997 it was known as Western Samoa)

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  • Alcohol Legal: Yes
  • Minimum Drinking Age: 18
  • Label Requirements: N/A
  • Number of Breweries: 1

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

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Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: 91%
  • Wine: 2%
  • Spirits: 7%

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: 3.80
  • Unrecorded: 1.00
  • Total: 4.80
  • Beer: 3.31

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: 3.8 litres
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: Increase
  • Excise Taxes: N/A
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Sales Restrictions: N/A
  • Advertising Restrictions: N/A
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: N/A

Patterns of Drinking Score: 3

Prohibition: None

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