Leon Beer

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Leon Beer
Μπύρα ΛΕΩΝ
Leon beer.jpg
Manufacturer Photos Photiades Breweries
Introduced 1937
Alcohol by volume 4.5
Style all malt beer

Leon Beer was the product of the first brewery in Cyprus founded in 1937. Until the arrival of KEO in 1951 it was the only locally produced beer. Production of Leon was suspended in 1962 as the company acquired the license to produce Carlsberg locally (which began in 1969). In 2003, the brewery re-launched Leon based on the original recipe used in 1937. It is an All Malt beer as only malt, hops and yeast are used in its production.