February 28, 2024

North Korean brewery debuts country’s first light beer, Taedonggang No. 8

Expert says low-calorie beverage from famous brewhouse could meet untapped demand for beer ‘without the guilt’

North Korea’s flagship brewery has launched a new low-calorie version of the famous Taedonggang beer, in a move that one expert said could help satisfy overlooked demand for light beer among weight-conscious citizens.

The Taedonggang Brewing Company recently released a “‘sugar-cut beer’ with low sugar content and calories” that is “very effective for sports enthusiasts and people with overweight bodies,” according to the Choson Sinbo, a pro-DPRK outlet in Japan with close ties to the regime.

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