Cyprus Beer

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Today in 1960, Cyprus gained their Independence from the United Kingdom.

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Guild: None Known

National Regulatory Agency: None

Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements: Not Known

Drunk Driving Laws: BAC 0.05%

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  • Full Name: Republic of Cyprus
  • Location: Middle East, island in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Turkey
  • Government Type: Republic
  • Language: Greek (official), Turkish (official), English
  • Religion(s): Greek Orthodox 78%, Muslim 18%, other (includes Maronite and Armenian Apostolic) 4%
  • Capital: Nicosia (Levk√≤sia)
  • Population: 1,138,071; 160th
  • Area: 9,251 sq km (of which 3,355 sq km are in north Cyprus), 171st
  • Comparative Area: About 0.6 times the size of Connecticut
  • National Food: Fasolada
  • National Symbols: Cyprus Mouflon, Dove; Cyclamen; Golden oak (Quercus alnifolia); White Dove
  • Affiliations: UN, EU, Commonwealth
  • Independence: From the UK, October 1, 1960 / Turkish Cypriots celebrate Independence Day, November 15, 1983 [Note: Turkish Cypriots proclaimed self-rule on 13 February 1975 and independence in 1983, but these proclamations are only recognized by Turkey]

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  • Alcohol Legal: Yes
  • Minimum Drinking Age: 17
  • BAC: 0.05%
  • Number of Breweries: 5

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  • How to Say “Beer”: bira
  • How to Order a Beer: N/A
  • How to Say “Cheers”: Eis Igian / Stin ijiasas / Jamas / Gia’sou
  • Toasting Etiquette: N/A

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Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: 35%
  • Wine: 32%
  • Spirits: 32%
  • Other: 1%

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: 8.26
  • Unrecorded: 1.00
  • Total: 9.26
  • Beer: 3.25

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: 8.3 litres
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: Increase
  • Excise Taxes: N/A
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Sales Restrictions: Location
  • Advertising Restrictions: Yes
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: No

Patterns of Drinking Score: 1

Prohibition: None

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