Worldwide, 20,000 brands of beer are brewed in 180 styles, from ales, lagers,
pilsner and stouts to bitters, cream ales and iced beers.
Beer has been a popular beverage for a long time. Babylonian clay tablets show detailed
recipes of beer making in 4300 BC. The ancient Chinese, Assyrians and Incas also brewed
An Egyptian text of 1600 BC gives 100 medical prescriptions using
beer. A few years ago, the New Castle Brewery in England brewed 1,000 bottles Tutankhamun
Ale from a 3,200-year old recipe found in the sun temple of Queen Nefertiti.
Commercial beer making was established in 1200 AD in present-day
Germany. In 1506,
the German Purity Law is issued, specifying that beer ingredients must only be water,
wheat and hops.
Bottling of beer started in 1605.IDBL's beer products range form different size and
tastes to suit an individuals palette. Brewed
and bottled in Goa with imported German hops, selected malt and natural spring water, the
products are a hot favorite among the goan people. The two home brands marketed by
the company are Belo and Kings