Senegal Beer

Today in 1960, Senegal gained their Independence from France.


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Guild: Soc. Des Bras. De LQuest Afr.

National Regulatory Agency: Not Known

Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements: Not Known

Drunk Driving Laws: BAC 0.00%


  • Full Name: Republic of Senegal
  • Location: Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea-Bissau and Mauritania
  • Government Type: Republic
  • Language: French (official), Wolof, Pulaar, Jola, Mandinka
  • Religion(s): Muslim 94%, Christian 5% (mostly Roman Catholic), indigenous beliefs 1%
  • Capital: Dakar
  • Population: 12,969,606; 71st
  • Area: 196,722 sq km, 88th
  • Comparative Area: Slightly smaller than South Dakota
  • National Food: Thieboudienne
  • National Symbol: Baobab
  • Nickname: The Generous Country
  • Affiliations: UN, African Union
  • Independence: From France, April 4, 1960


  • Alcohol Legal: Yes
  • Minimum Drinking Age: 18
  • BAC: 0.00%
  • Label Requirements: N/A
  • Number of Breweries: 3


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


Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: 54%
  • Wine: 43%
  • Spirits: 3%

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: 0.30
  • Unrecorded: 0.30
  • Total: 0.60
  • Beer: 0.15

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: 0.3 litres
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: Stable
  • Excise Taxes: Yes
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Sales Restrictions: Hours, places, specific events, intoxicated persons, petrol stations
  • Advertising Restrictions: Advertising
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: No

Patterns of Drinking Score: 3

Prohibition: None.


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