If the first two brands directly declare their Egyptian origin, then the third is trying hard to impersonate a European. This beer is Meister (see photo ). Do not give in to the appearance, this is purely an Egyptian brand. It is produced in the usual version and varieties Max, in which 8% of alcohol.
And of course, Heineken produces beer in Egypt under its own brand. If you are a fan of Heineken, then in Egypt we do not recommend trying it, you can expect complete disappointment.
Also in Egypt, a lot of private breweries with their recipes and brands, some manage to cook very good beer. For example, brands Luxor and Tusker. Unfortunately, even in the large resort towns of Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh , only Heineken brands can be found, the other is not imported.
If you are a fan of whiskey, then we recommend buying an imported one in Duty Free. How to do this and what the rules are, we wrote in the main article about alcohol in Egypt . In Egypt, produce different kinds of whiskey, but the quality is not very high. On the other hand, we can not award them with the epithet "disgusting", you can drink them.
The most famous variety is called "Auld Stag", translated as "Good deer". Do not look at the label, where letters shine everywhere in English, this is a pure Egyptian brand. The Egyptians position it as a "Premium class" and try to sell it at a price comparable to the price of Scotch and American whiskey.
As for the taste, we will quote a critic: "It smells like poison, it tastes a little better." Of course, you can drink this drink, do not get poisoned. But, taste and price are not comparable with each other.
The most interesting whiskey in Egypt is "1962 JIM BEAM Black Cleopatra Egyptian". See the photo of the bottle on the right. Very well will go as an original Egyptian souvenir . The taste is quite a good drink. Manufactured under a European license.
Their great variety. The most famous are Omar Khayyam, Cru des Ptolmees, Rubis D 'Egypte and Abarka. Many wines in Egypt have a unique taste, and the quality is at an altitude. Describe all varieties on this page does not make sense. From local alcoholic beverages in Egypt, we recommend trying wine. And to carry from Egypt from alcoholic beverages is wine.
Have a good rest, and read our articles about Egypt ( links below ).