Are you a beer lover?
Do you like it enjoying with your friends?
Are you just curious to know about them?
Like which are the best beer brands in India?
Or, want to know about its history?
How did it came & how it’s going in today’s world?
Then you are in the right place.
Today, in this article, we will be looking at 10 most popular beer brands in India that you must know about.
Before we directly leap into the topic let us know about the history of beer and its advent to this modern era
From the pages of history…
As we find from the pages of history, beer is considered to be the oldest prepared drinks among all. Even in Sumerian writing that dates thousands of years back contains different references in regards to consumption of beer as a drink.
As days advanced, the consumption of beer became more and more prominent and considered as one of the most favourite drink of the human race. As civilization progressed and human being got scientifically stronger, the preparation became more processed and the Brewing industry emerged as one of the most well-known industry amongst all others.
Here are some of the finest examples of top-fermenting beers:
- Pale Ale
- Brown Ale
- India Pale Ale
- Belgian Style Beer
- Wheat Beer
Advancement of consumption of beer in India…
Over the years, India as a country has shown advancement and likings towards “beer” as a drink and thus as a result in today’s date India has shown a high rise in the selling of beer and consuming it.
Hereby, the following are some of the best-branded beer companies that have managed to gather a good share of the market over the years. The list is as follows:
Top 10 Best Beer Brands in India
1. KINGFISHER BEER
Kingfisher is considered to be the most popular beer brand in India that is available in a wide variety.
Established in the year 1978, this brand of beer has different variants which including Kingfisher Premium, Kingfisher Ultra, Kingfisher Strong, Kingfisher Ultra Max, Kingfisher Storm and Kingfisher Buzz ranging at a price of Rs.125 to Rs.200.
2. KALYANI BLACK LABEL BEER
Owned by UBL, this is another favourite brand of beer that holds nearly three percent of the India market. This brand of beer is widely used in West Bengal and certain other north-eastern states of India mainly.
It comes with a good taste of malt and hops with a sweet malty aroma of its own. It comes in the price range of Rs.100.
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3. HAYWARDS BEER
Coming at a price range of Rs.125 onward according to the variant, Haywards is one of the most trusted and favourite brand for those who consume beer.
Acquired by UBL, there are different variants available with respect to the strength of the beer ie. Haywards 2000, 5000 and 10000. With impeccable quality and a strong taste, it is obviously one of the finest choices to have.
Available in four variants- Bira White, Bira Blonde, Bira Light and Bira Strong, this is India’s only craft beer brand and first of its kind. This beer got its startup in the hands of Mr Ankur Jain and due to its top class quality and taste has been in the list of favourites amongst different other brands of beer in India.
It comes at a cost price of Rs. 170 and upwards.
5. LONDON PILSNER
At a price of Rs. 130 this is one of the finest beers you can have in India today.
Rich in taste and with great quality this pale pilsner beer started its journey in the year 1960 from the outskirts of Bombay (now called Mumbai) and had to pass many hurdles to reach to the top. This beer is available only as strong variant.
6. KNOCK OUT BEER
At Rs. 150 price range, this popular beer is available in different stores of India and considered to be one of the finest in this price range.
Liked by the young generation, this beer is indeed a strong one and comes in potent alcohol content. Tastes great and quite smooth that is perfect to hang out with. It contains water, Malted barley, barley, rice/maize/sugar, hops, yeast, co2 and also Ethyl alcohol.
7. DANSBERG 16000
If you are really looking for a beer that can make you feel hard and strong, then this is the brand to go for.
One of the strongest beers available in India today, this beer comes in the price range of 130 Indian Rupee by the makers known as Yuksom Breweries Ltd.
Available in selected states of India this is something you can really look out for.
8. KING’S BEER
Available only at the price of Rs.110, this beer is pretty new to the scenario and generally found to be popular among the tourist especially.
Owned by Impala Distillery & Brewery Ltd of Assolda, Goa, this beer variant is very much popular in Goa and Mumbai. This pilsner type beer will soon be available at different parts of the country.
9. CANNON 10000
As a strong Lager beer, Cannon 10000 has earned a very good name. This beer is made by the UBL Company and comes in the top list of beers.
It comes at a price range of Rs. 120 and available in variants of 2000, 3000 and 5000.
10. COBRA BEER
Last but not least, this beer can be availed in the market at a price range of Rs. 175. A brand from the UK, this beer is perfect for you and friends to hang out with.
This beer contains quality maize malts and can be obtained around the county as well.
With different brands available today in India, quality is the key factor that differentiates between the best from the good. In the coming years, there will be more brands to follow and really it would be interesting to watch who wins the race and who lags.