Beer in Kazakhstan
Both local and Russian beer can be found in Kazakhstan. Large breweries are owned by international groups Efes Beverage Group (in cities Karaganda and Almaty) and Carlsberg Group (Almaty city) as well as by a private company Shymkentpivo (Shymkent city). In 2008, beer production in Kazakhstan fell by 12% to 3.60 mln hl, whereas the official import grew by 1% to 1.30 mln hl.
Major Kazakh beers
Karagandinskoye - Efes-Karaganda, Efes Beverage Group, Kazakhstan
Derbes - Derbes company, Carlsberg Group, Kazakhstan
Shymkentskoye - Shymkentpivo Ltd., Kazakhstan