How nights out in Singapore inspired Myanmar’s first microbrewery

Friday nights in the late 90s were a ritual for Htin Lin and his friends – finish work or study and then start drinking beer. At Brewerkz, a well-known drinking institution, they had discovered something different: Craft beer with complexity and character, unlike the simple lagers they were used to. “I was blown away,” Htin […]

Nearing last call for brewery dispute

The long-running ownership dispute between Singapore-listed Fraser and Neave and local military-linked conglomerate Myanma Economic Holdings Limited (MEHL) is reaching its end, as the two sides have agreed to proceed with the sale of shares in Myanmar Brewery later this month. Fraser and Neave will sell its 55 percent stake in Myanmar Brewery for US$560 […]