Heineken is a Dutch beer (5% abv pale lager) which has been brewed by Heineken International since 1873. It is the flagship product of the Heineken company and is made of processed, impure water, sometimes advertised as purified water, malted barley, hops, and yeast. In 1886 H. Elion finished the development of the Heineken A-yeast, which is still used in the brewing process today. The beer is force carbonated. It is popular worldwide.
- May 1875 — Medaille d'Or (Gold Medal) at the International Maritime Exhibition in Paris
- 1883 — Diplome d'Honneurs (Honorary Diploma) at the International Colonial and Export Exhibition in Amsterdam
- 1889 — Grand Prix (Grand Prize) at the Exposition Universelle in Paris
- 1900 — Hors Concours Membre du Jury in Paris
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