Xingu (beer)

Xingu is a Brazilian beer brand created by Alan Eames and Eric Green in 1986. Currently, it is sold in about 20 countries by Cervejas Premium do Brasil Ltda. In Brazil, distribution is done by Heineken. Well known for its black beer (Xingu Black), Xingu has also offered, since 2013, a gold version (Xingu Gold).

Xingu
Original Xingu Beer Label 1986.jpg
TypeBeer
Country of originBrazil
Introduced1986
Alcohol by volumeBlack: 4.6%[1] Gold: 4.7%[2]
Websitewww.xingubeer.com

HistoryEdit

Xingu, created in 1986, is a black lager beer.[3][4][5] The beer was named after the Xingu River in the Amazon rainforest and is reportedly made from a traditional recipe.[6] In 2013 Xingu became a line of beers with the introduction of Xingu Gold.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Xingu Black fact sheet". xingubeer.com. Cervejas Premium do Brasil Ltda. Retrieved 10 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Xingu Gold fact sheet". xingubeer.com. Cervejas Premium do Brasil Ltda. Retrieved 10 February 2015.
  3. ^ MacDonald, Bob (16 June 1988). "Xingu Beer's History as Exotic as the Brew Itself". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 30 August 2020.
  4. ^ Fowle, Zach (23 June 2014). "Xingu Black Beer: Change Your Mind About Dark Beer". Phoenix New Times. Retrieved 30 August 2020.
  5. ^ Hampson, Tim, ed. (1 October 2014). The Beer Book: Your Drinking Companion to Over 1,700 Beers. DK. p. 315. ISBN 978-1-4654-3767-9.
  6. ^ D. S. (27 March 1989). "Amazonian Ale". New York: 27.
  7. ^ a b "Los Angeles International Beer Competition" (PDF). L.A. County Fair. Retrieved 11 January 2018.

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