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Unión de Cervecería Peruanas Backus y Johnston
Ate Brewery
Not open to the public (as far as I know)
Av. Nicolás Ayllón 4050
(Alt. km. 4.5 Carretera Central) Ate Vitarte
Telephone: +51 (1) 3113000
Brewer: Egid Metzger Eichenseer
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Annual Production: 3,400,000 hl

Contributors: Mario Kornmesser, Sławomir Rysiak

According to Reuters: "Backus y Johnston, Peru's largest brewery, signed a four-year, $50 million loan agreement with J.P. Morgan that will restructure the beer maker's liabilities" in April 1996.

Updated: September 12, 2020

Beer List

  • 4.60% abv.
    • Date: June 27, 1996 (#1525)
      Package: bottled
      Place: The Inner Label, Wailuku HI
      Score: 14½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Golden, fizzy. Sweet, malty aroma. Malty-sweet, OK body, some hops late. "The Peruvian Budweiser"...but it has more character than Budweiser. No glass...swigged straight from the bottle. Thanks to Linda Armour of The Inner Label for the beer!

  • 5.60% abv.

  • 4.80% abv.

  • 5.00% abv.