Micronesia Beer

Today in 1986, the Federated States of Micronesia gained their Independence from the US-administered UN trusteeship.


Micronesia Breweries

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Guild: None Known

National Regulatory Agency: None

Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements: Not Known

Drunk Driving Laws: BAC 0.08%


  • Full Name: Federated States of Micronesia
  • Location: Oceania, island group in the North Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to Indonesia
  • Government Type: Constitutional government in free association with the US; the Compact of Free Association entered into force on 3 November 1986 and the Amended Compact entered into force in May 2004
  • Language: English (official and common language), Chuukese, Kosrean, Pohnpeian, Yapese, Ulithian, Woleaian, Nukuoro, Kapingamarangi
  • Religion(s): Roman Catholic 52.7%, Protestant 41.7% (Congregational 40.1%, Baptist 0.9%, Seventh-Day Adventist 0.7%), other 3.8%, none or unspecified 0.8%
  • Capital: Palikir
  • Population: 106,487; 191st
  • Area: 702 sq km, 191st
  • Comparative Area: Four times the size of Washington, DC
  • National Food: Micronesian Cuisine
  • National Symbol: Four Stars
  • Affiliations: UN, Pacific Community
  • Independence: From the US-administered UN trusteeship, November 3, 1986


  • Alcohol Legal: Yes
  • Minimum Drinking Age: 21
  • BAC: % varies by island
  • Number of Breweries: 0


  • How to Say “Beer”: beer
  • How to Order a Beer: one beer, please
  • How to Say “Cheers”: cheers
  • Toasting Etiquette: N/A


Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: 43%
  • Wine: 39%
  • Spirits: 18%

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: 4.50
  • Unrecorded: 1.00
  • Total: 5.50
  • Beer: 1.43

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: 4.5 litres
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: N/A
  • Excise Taxes: Yes
  • Minimum Age: 21
  • Sales Restrictions: Time, location, specific events, intoxicated persons, petrol stations
  • Advertising Restrictions: Yes
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: Yes

Patterns of Drinking Score: N/A

Prohibition: None