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Keo Beer Glass Cyprus

Cyprus Beer

Beer In Cyprus!

Beer was originally brought to the island by the British, and over the years, as the number of visitors to the island increased so did the demand.

In 1951 the local company KEO, which was already well known for both its wine and spirit production, opened the first brewery in Cyprus. It prided itself on using top quality hops, maize and malt from Britain and Czechoslovakia, as unfortunately the Cyprus climate is just no good for growing hops! Many local drinkers will tell you that beer is like whisky and it is the water that is the most important ingredient.

It is possible for visitors enjoying a Cyprus day out, to join one of the escorted visits around the KEO brewery in Limassol which take place at 10.00 a.m. on weekday mornings. Visitors can see the different stages of manufacture.

The other major brewery in Cyprus is the Carlsberg brewery in the resort of Nicosia, it happily welcomes visitors eager to learn the secrets of the world’s favourite lager.

Carlsberg originally hails from Copenhagen Denmark,. Carlsberg chose the island of Cyprus to be the first country outside Denmark to produce Carlsberg beer under licence. The Chairman of Carlsberg Cyprus, Photis Photiades, signed the historic agreement in Copenhagen in 1967 and production began at the end of the next year.

The Photiades Group also produce Leon Beer on the island, which was the first Cypriot Beer, originally being produced in 1937, however production ceased in 1968.  The heritage brand was reintroduced in 2003, and since then has gained popularity with Cypriots and tourists in Cyprus alike.

Cyprus KEO BeerAt The Beach

The beach is a great place to enjoy a Cyprus Beer.

Try A Brandy Sour

Brandy Sour Cyprus

The Cyprus Cocktail.

Don’t fancy beer, why not try Brandy Sour, the refreshing  cocktail  that hails from the island of love.


Cyprus Zivania Loel

The Cyprus Spirit.

Zivania the product that started out as home brew, is now commercially produced. Make sure you try a shot on your Cyprus holiday.

Carlsberg Cyprus

Carlsberg Beer Van Cyprus

Carlsberg, brewed in Cyprus!

Internationally renowned Carlsberg Beer has been brewed in Cyprus since the late sixties.

Loads To Do In Cyprus

Paphos Days Out

Things To Do In Cyprus

There's loads to do in Cyprus,  we’ve got many ideas for Cyprus Days Out.

Discover Paphos

Plenty In Paphos!

From the best Paphos Beaches, as well as the attractions and sights we’ve got Paphos covered.

Cyprus Water Park Tickets

Cyprus Water Park

Splash Down At Limassol Water Park

Book your tickets to one of Europe’s best water parks Fasouri Watemania Water Park Limassol.

Paphos Castle At Night