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Beer Name: Quilmes Cristal
Beer Type: Pale Lager
Alc.: 4,9%
Brewery: Cerveceria Malteria Quilmes SAICAY
Origin: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Added: 2004
Rated: Yes
Cervecería y maltería Quilmes was founded in 1888 in Quilmes, Buenos Aires Province, by Otto Bemberg, a German immigrant. In the 1920s Quilmes was the most popular beer in Buenos Aires. Since then, it has become something of a national symbol, and has 75% of the beer market share in Argentina. It sponsors the Argentina national football team, and the colours of its labels are Argentina's light blue and white. Quilmes is exported to Perú, Ecuador, Mexico, Puerto Rico, USA, Spain, Dominican Republic, France, UK, Italy, Australia and several other countries. It sells a yearly total of around 17 million hL of beer.