Estrella Galicia

Estrella Galicia is a brand of pale lager beer, manufactured by the company Hijos de Rivera Brewery, and located in A Coruna, Galicia, Spain.

Estrella Galicia
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TypeBeer
ManufacturerHijos de Rivera
Country of originA Coruña, Galicia (Spain)
Introduced1906
Alcohol by volume5.5%
ColourGolden
Related products1906, 1906 Red Vintage, Special LIGHT, River 0.0, River Sin, SHANDY Estrella Galicia, HR
Websiteestrellagalicia.es

The Estrella Galicia brewery was founded in 1906 by José María Rivera Corral when he returned to Galicia after travels in Cuba and Mexico. The firm remains 100 per cent family owned, with its founder's great grandson and namesake, José María Rivera and his partner Stuart Krenz, as company president.

Export markets for the company’s beer include the UK, Germany, Switzerland, Paraguay, Portugal, Brazil, Mexico, Spain and the United States. Annual production is approximately 200 million litres.

TypesEdit

 
A large Estrella Galicia beer served alongside tapas in Santiago de Compostela.
 
Tanker truck of Estrella Galicia Cerveza de Bodega.
  • Estrella Galicia Cerveza de Bodega (no pasteurization)
  • Estrella Galicia Cerveza Especial
  • Estrella Galicia Cerveza Especial Sin Gluten (no gluten)
  • Estrella Galicia 0,0 (no alcohol)
  • La Estrella de Galicia
  • Estrella de Navidad[1]
  • Shandy Estrella Galicia (with lemon)
  • 1906 Reserva Especial
  • 1906 Red Vintage
  • 1906 Black Coupage
  • 1906 Galician Irish Red Ale

SponsorshipEdit

Estrella Galicia has sponsored Spanish Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz Jr. since 2015, first at Toro Rosso in 2015-2017 and at Renault in 2018. Beginning in 2019, Estrella Galicia started sponsoring McLaren Racing in a multi-year deal. This deal came to an end in 2020.[2] The brand also followed Sainz to Scuderia Ferrari, becoming an official partner for the 2021 season.[3]

Estrella Galicia also sponsors Celta de Vigo, Deportivo La Coruña, Lugo and Real Valladolid. The company also sponsors the well-known Netflix series La Casa de Papel.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hijos de Rivera". www.ratebeer.com. Retrieved 2009-07-02.
  2. ^ "McLaren Racing- Partners". www.mclaren.com. Retrieved 2021-01-01.
  3. ^ "Estrella Galicia 0,0 joins Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow as a Team Partner". www.ferrari.com. Retrieved 2021-02-22.

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