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Beer Name Maker Description
Meta Beer

Meta Abo Brewery - Ethiopia (1966)

Meta Abo Brewery is located in the town of Sebata, 27 km from Addis Ababa. The brewery was established in 1963 by the Ethiopian Government and Ethiopian private nationals as a share company with a starting capital base of 2 million Birr.

It is the only brewery which gets water from a big reserve of soft spring water (locally known as holy water of St. Abo). The spring water meets the international brew standard to be used without any treatment. The brewery produces bottled and draught beer.

Kidus Giorgis Bira

St. George Brewery / Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Ethiopia's oldest brewery Saint George, founded in 1922 is located in central Addis Ababa.

The owning French BGI group is already marketing "Bati " beer locally and plans to produce "Castel" beer for export.

 

 

Harrar Sofi (non alchololic), Stout & Hakim (dark)



Harrar Brewery - Ethiopia

Found in some Restaurants Abroad in USA, Canada and Europe.

Harrar Brewery is located in the outskirts of the historic town of Harrar in eastern Ethiopia, the fourth holiest islamic city. The brewery is well known for the popular taste of its beer and the diversity of its products. Harrar Brewery is the only Ethiopian brewery that sales abroad.

The Harar brewery markets a Pilsner to compete with Bedele, St. George, and Meta, but also produces an increasingly-popular dark beer, "Hakim Stout" and a non-alcoholic beverage, "Harar Sofi" that appeals to the large Muslim population in the region and throughout Ethiopia.

Harrar Beer is sold almost everywhere in the country. In the early years of its operation, the brewery exported large quantities of beer to the USA, Canada and Djibouti. The sales activity is carried out partly by the brewery itself and partly by sales agents.

Bedele Bira


Bedele Brewery, - Ethiopia


Found in some Restaurants Abroad in USA, Canada and Europe.

Bedele exports its beer to United States through its exclusive agent Blue Nile Enterprises. The company introduced its 12oz bottle beers in special and premiere brand labels.

Bati Bira

St. George Brewery / Addis Ababa Ethiopia


Brewed by the makers of St. George Beer. (Kidus Giorgis Birra)
Dashen Bira

Based in Gondar, a Western Ethiopia state. Dashen is the name of one of the highest mountains in Ethiopia and Africa part of the Semien (northern) Mountains.

 

Addis Beer
Heritage Winery & Microbrewery, USA

Found in some Restaurants Abroad in USA, Canada and Europe.

Addis beer is microbrewed with only high quality barley, natural yeast, and the finest hops from the Highlands of Ethiopia. The exceptional hops are cultivated, hand picked and sun-dried, and sent here fresh, not only to give their bitter, dry flavor taste, also to serve as natural preservatives. Addis beer is brewed from selected ingredients, and traditional recipe, absolutely using no preservatives

Bira, Ethiopian Beer Importers:

Blue Nile Enterprises (Bedele Beer & Mineral Water to US)
17 Glen Ave.
Oakland, CA 94611
USA
Tel (510) 777-9710
nileenterprises.com
abetu@nileEnterprises.com

- sources: Ethiopian Privatization Agency &
Report by US Embassy in Ethiopia - Commercial Section


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