Best Beer In Kenya

What is Beer?

Beer is one of the oldest types of alcoholic drinks in the world, and the most widely consumed. It is the third most popular drink overall after potable water and tea.

Best Beer In Kenya

1.    Tusker Lager

Tusker is arguably one of the best-known beer brands in the country. The beer is owned by East African Breweries Limited and is the highest selling beer in East Africa with over 700,000 hectoliters being sold in Kenya per year. It is a 4.2% ABV pale lager.

2.    Pilsner

Pilsner Lager’s style of brewing is inspired by the original process of brewing the first Pilsner in East Europe. It comes in 500ml bottle and 330ml can formats. The beer is synonymous with its slogan “Imara kama Simba”.

3.    Tusker malt

Tusker Malt is a variation of the Tusker beer with a higher ABV level of 5.0%. As EABL’s first premium brand. Tusker Malt Lager was initially launched in the Kenyan market in 1996 after years as an export-only brand. It comes in a 33oml green bottle that has the name TUSKER embossed four times on its sides and is brewed for longer than other contemporary lagers giving it the smooth premium taste.

4.    Guinness

Guinness is a popular Irish dry stout that originated in the brewery of Arthur Guinness at St.Jame’s Gate, Dublin. It is one of the most successful beer brands worldwide. It is brewed in almost 60 countries and is available in over 120.

5.    Heineken

Heineken is a pale lager beer with 5% alcohol by volume produced by the Dutch brewing company Heineken International. It was first brewed by Gerard Adriaan Heineken in 11873. The beer is made of purified water, malted barley, hops, and yeast.

A feature of the product is the burnt flavor that is derived from roasted un-malted barley, although this is a relatively modern development, not becoming part of the grist until the mid-20th century.

6.    Summit Lager

Introduced in October 2008, as the first brand at the launch of Keroche Breweries, It is the company’s flagship beer. Summit Lager is brewer’s yeast, known as a bottom-fermenting yeast, and then stored for a period in cool conditions. It is a well-proportioned bottom-fermented lager beer with a flavor of hops, grains, and water.

7.    White Cap

White Cap Lager is named after the magnificent snow-capped Mount Kenya. It comes in a 500ml brown nobble.

8.    Pilsner Ice

Pilsner Ice Lager launched into the Kenyan market in November 2011. Pilsner Ice is ice brewed at sub-zero temperatures which gives its unique full-bodied taste. It comes in a 500ml long-neck brown glass formant.

9.    Senator

Senator Keg was launched by Kenya Breweries Limited with the support of the Government, in November 2004. It is specifically targeted at the low-income consumer who has given positive indications of a need for a hygienic, affordable and bonafide beer. It is a barley beer with an ABV level of 6.0%.

10. Tusker Lite

Tusker Lite is a variation of the Tusker beer with a lower ABV level of 4.0%. It comes in a 330ml bottle and was introduced into the East African market in 2011 as a low-carb beer uniquely brewed with natural ingredients. The aim was to deliver an easy drinking experience.

What is the most sold beer in Kenya?

Tusker lager

It is owned by East African Breweries Limited and is the highest selling beer in East Africa with over 700,000 hectoliters being sold in Kenya per year. It is a 4.2 % Alcohol by volume (ABV) pale lager. Their slogan is “Baada ya Kazi burudika na Tusker” (After work, relax with a bottle of Tusker).1

How much is a bottle of beer in Kenya?

beers prices in Kenya

SnappKES 300In Stock
tusker lagerKES 280In Stock
savanna dryKES 285In Stock
snappKES 220In Stock

Which is the sweetest beer in Kenya?

Here is a list of the most popular sweet beers in Kenya:

  • Snapp.
  • Savanna Dry Cider.
  • Hunters Gold Cider.
  • Hunters Dry Cider.
  • Sikera Apple.
  • Smirnoff Guarana.
  • Smirnoff Black Ice.
  • Tusker Cider.

What is the new beer in Kenya?

Rockshore Tropical Lager

Kenya Breweries Limited (KBL) has launched Rockshore Tropical Lager. It is a new alcoholic beer that is fruit flavored, forming part of KBL’s light beer category.

The new flavored beer is infused with natural tropical African fruit flavors like pineapple and passion fruit and has an Alcohol by Volume (ABV) of 4.2%.