Yemen Beer

Today in 1967, Yemen 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 0.08%


  • Full Name: Republic of Yemen
  • Location: Middle East, bordering the Arabian Sea, Gulf of Aden, and Red Sea, between Oman and Saudi Arabia
  • Government Type: Republic; multiparty presidential regime
  • Language: Arabic (official)
  • Religion(s): Muslim (Islam – official) including Shaf’i (Sunni) and Zaydi (Shia), small numbers of Jewish, Christian, and Hindu
  • Capital: San’a
  • Population: 24,771,809; 47th
  • Area: 527,968 sq km, 50th
  • Comparative Area: Slightly larger than twice the size of Wyoming
  • National Food: Saltah
  • National Symbol: Golden Eagle
  • Affiliations: UN, Arab League
  • Independence: South Yemen gained their independence from the UK, November 30, 1967 / North Yemen gained their independence from the Ottoman Empire, November 1918 / The Republic of Yemen was established with the merger of the Yemen Arab Republic [Yemen (Sanaa) or North Yemen] and the Marxist-dominated People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen [Yemen (Aden) or South Yemen], celebrated as “Unification Day,” May 22, 1990.


  • Alcohol Legal: Yes
  • Minimum Drinking Age: Total Ban
  • BAC: 0.08%
  • Number of Breweries: 0


  • How to Say “Beer”: beereh (biræ) / جعة / شراب من الشعير / جعة / المزر شراب نوع من الجعة / بيرة
  • How to Order a Beer: Waheed beera, meen fadleek
  • How to Say “Cheers”: Bismilah / Fi schettak or Fisehatak (“to your health”) / في صحتك
  • Toasting Etiquette: N/A


Alcohol Consumption By Type:

  • Beer: N/A
  • Wine: N/A
  • Spirits: N/A

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

  • Recorded: 0.00
  • Unrecorded: 0.02
  • Total: 0.02
  • Beer: 0.00

WHO Alcohol Data:

  • Per Capita Consumption: 0 litres
  • Alcohol Consumption Trend: Stable
  • Excise Taxes: No
  • Minimum Age: Total Ban
  • Sales Restrictions: N/A
  • Advertising Restrictions: N/A
  • Sponsorship/Promotional Restrictions: N/A

Patterns of Drinking Score: N/A

Prohibition: Total ban on alcohol.