Three Horses Beer
|Manufacturer||Star Breweries of Madagascar|
|Country of origin||Madagascar|
|Alcohol by volume||5.4%|
|Variants||THB Special (6.2%), THB Lite (1%), THB Fresh (>1%)|
|Website||Official website (in french only)|
It is sold in a small size bottles (33 cl) and large size bottles (66 cl) throughout Madagascar, normally in brown bottles which are used over and over. It can be purchased at grocery stores, petrol stations, restaurants, and convenience stores. It has a light taste in the pale lager style and is produced from fermented barley and corn. The dark color of the bottles is designed to protect the beer from the hard tropical sun of Madagascar. An export version of the Three Horses Beer can be found in aluminum cans of 33 cl.
The most common version is the THB Pilsener. There is also a THB Special, which is 6.2% alcohol. A THB Lite can also be found. THB Lite is not a low calories beverage, but a low alcohol beer (1%). Finally, THB Fresh, which is a shandy (locally called Panaché), with less than 1% of alcohol.