Beer in Ethiopia
The first brewery in Ethiopia was established in 1922 by St. George Beer (named after the patron saint of Ethiopia). Brands like Meta and Bedele are also older brands in Ethiopia but have since been acquired by foreign companies and re-branded.
The Beer industry in Ethiopia has gone through tremendous growth in the last two decades. It transformed into one of the most competitive industries in Ethiopia with millions of birr spent on advertisements alone. The competitiveness of the industry has led to more investment the farming sector such as in malt production.
|1||Garden Bräu Ebony||2.82||4||Dunkel/Tmavý|
|2||Garden Bräu Blondy||2.77||4||Dortmunder/Helles|
|3||St George Amber Beer (Ethiopia)||2.72||61||Amber Lager/Vienna|
|4||Hakim Stout||2.72||193||Foreign Stout|
|5||Raya Beer||2.69||5||Pale Lager|
|6||Bedele Beer||2.60||22||Pale Lager|
|7||Habesha Cold Gold||2.51||11||Pale Lager|
|10||Meta Premium||2.25||63||Premium Lager|
|11||Bedele Special Beer||2.24||65||Pale Lager|
|12||Castel Beer (Ethiopia)||2.18||60||Pale Lager|
|13||Meta Beer Export Lager||2.18||71||Pale Lager|
|14||St. George Beer||2.16||208||Pale Lager|
|15||Dashen Beer||2.04||28||Pale Lager|
- Meta (ሜታ ቢራ)
- Bedele (በደሌ ቢራ)
- Dashen (ዳሽን ቢራ)
- Jano (ጃኖ)
- Habesha (ሐበሻ ቢራ)
- Harar (ሐረር ቢራ)
- Walia (ዋልያ ቢራ)
- Raya (ራያ ቢራ)
- St. George Beer (ቅዱስ ጊዮርጊስ ቢራ)
- St. George Amber
- Zebedar Beer
- Hakim Stout
- Garden Bräu Ebony
- Garden Bräu Blondy
- Sisay Gessesse, Andualem (August 9, 2017). "Ethiopia to end malt import boosting local production". News Business Ethiopia.
- Birhaner, De (March 5, 2017). "What are the best beers of Ethiopia? Dashen beer ranked last". Debirhan.