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Beer Name: Barada Beer
Beer Type: Pale Lager
Alc.: 3,4%
Brewery: Barada Beer Company
Origin: Damascus, Syria
Added: October 2004
Rated: No
The Barada valley is located near the capital of Syria, Damascus. It is also the name of this beer from Barada Beer Company. In Syria, the production and distribution of beer is controlled by the government, and most widely sold through the army's Military Social Establishment supermarket chain and through small shops in city centres and Christian and Alawi areas. The alcohol content is low, but this is the standard in Syria. The other big local brand, "Al-Sharq", contains 3,7% of alcohol.