Hello! How is everybody? Today, in our Dica do Dia we will talk about Brazilian Beer.
History of Brazilian Beer
First of all, story tells that in 1637 the Dutch Maurice of Nassau came to Brazil and brought with him the Brewer Dirck Dicx, but the history of Beer in Brazil begins later with the first Brazilian beer called Bohemia. It is the oldest beer still under production in Brazil. Cervejaria Bohemia, the name of the company, is located in Petrópolis, a city next to Rio de Janeiro.
Now, let’s watch a video and take a look at the most popular Brazilian beers, you can watch it with subtitles in Spanish, English, or Portuguese:
Brazil is a tropical country, so it’s very common to see people having a beer here and there. We have different brands of beer and each of them have a different flavor and of course, price. Today we are going to learn a little bit about them.
Popular Beers from Brazil
You can drink popular beers from Brazil paying a low price. Check out their average prices for a can:
- Skol (350 ml) – R$2,39
- Bohemia – R$2,19
- Antarctica – R$2,55
- Brahma (350 ml) – R$3,49
Brazil’s Craft Beer
Besides these popular beers from Brazil, and just like the market of craft beers is growing all around the world, it is growing here in Brazil too. Therefore, you can also drink craft beers here. They are beers that are produced without industrial techniques and are very popular. Here’s a list of popular craft beers made in Brazil that you can taste:
- Hocus Pocus
- Amazon Beer
If you like craft beer, you’ll certainly enjoy the Mondial de la Biere, an event originally from Canada that came here to Rio de Janeiro in 2013. It happens once a year, and there you can try the best local craft beer.
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