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Portugal Beer

Today in 1143, Portugal gained their Independence from the Kingdom of Leon.


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Guild: APCV-Portuguese Brewers Association

National Regulatory Agency: General Directorate for Inspection and Control of Food Quality (Direcção Geral de Fiscalização e Controlo da Qualidade Alimentar)

Beverage Alcohol Labeling Requirements: Labels must include the following information: Name under which the product is sold (No trademark or brand name may substitute for the generic name, but may be used in addition; Net quantity of pre-packaged beverage in metric units (e.g., liter, centiliter, milliliter); Indication of the acquired alcoholic strength; The labeling of beverages containing more than 1.2% by volume of alcohol must indicate the actual alcoholic strength by volume, i.e. showing the word “alcohol” or the abbreviation “alc.” followed by the symbol “% vol.”; Date of minimum durability; According to the Commission Directive 87/250/EEC on the indicationof alcoholic strength by volume, the tolerances allowed in respect of the indication of the alcoholic strength by volume are; 1% vol. for beers having an alcoholic strength exceeding 5.5 % vol. and beverages classified under subheading 22.07 B I of the Common Customs Tariff and made from grapes; ciders, berries, fruit wines, and the like; beverages based on fermented honey.

Drunk Driving Laws: BAC 0.05%

Alcohol Consumption By Type:

Alcohol Consumption Per Capita (in litres):

WHO Alcohol Data:

Patterns of Drinking Score: 1

Prohibition: None

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