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  • Bavaria Brewery(Spanish:Cervecera Bavaria ), formally known asBavaria S.A. , is a Colombian brewery company founded on April 4, 1889 by Leo S. Kopp, a German immigrant. It is a subsidiary of SABMiller. Before the merger, Bavaria was the second largest brewery in South America


  • 1889.The corporation Kopp's Deutsche Brauerei Bavaria was created on April 4, 1889.
  • 1902.Cervecera Unin was founded in Medelln.
  • 1910.La Pola beer was launched to the Colombian market .
  • 1913.Cervecera Barranquilla was founded.
  • 1913.guila beer was launched.
  • 1930.Consorcio de Cerveceras Bavaria is created, as a result of the merge of Kopp's Deutsche Brauerei and other regional breweries.
  • 1933.Cervecera Barranquilla y Bolvar S. A. was founded.
  • 1959.Consorcio de Cerveceras Bavaria changed its name to Bavaria S.A.
  • 1967.Cerveceras Bolvar and Barranquilla were merged to create Cervecera guila S.A.
  • 1967.Merge of Cerveceras Aguila and Bavaria.


  • The guila's history begins in 1905, the year that the people of Barranquilla first try a beer brewed in his own hometown. Some businessmen had implemented the idea of starting a brewery and the brewery gave life to the firm Bolvar the Walters Brewing and Ice Making. This had the signature of some people of Cartagena.


  • One year after the outbreak of World War I, Barranquilla, which was already by then the provincial capital of the Atlantic, has its second brewery,Barranquilla Brewery, founded on April 10, 1913with a capital of 159 000 Pesos (American Gold) and located on the shores of the "cao de arriba" that leads from downtown to the river Magdalena. The owners relied on their success and as documents of the period the company produced 6000 liters of beer daily. Cervecera Barranquilla gave the city 20,000 pounds of ice for daily consumption and its brands were: guila, Escudo, San Nicolas and Gallo Giro.


  • In March 1967, the company name was changed to guila Brewery SA, because their product was the best-selling beer in addition to the company was made famous Nutrimalta and the Sifones.


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  • The Bavaria Company is currently merged with SABMiller?
  • What is the most important beer for the Bavaria Brewery?
  • Barranquilla Brewery was founded on...?
  • In what year the company name was changed and why?