Korea’s beer industry is booming with the rising popularity of domestic craft beers largely thanks to the growing popularity of homsul, or drinking at home, amid the prolonged coronavirus pandemic.
For the first time in four years, Koreans are consuming more ramyeon than beer.
The hot product of 2020 is a beer with Gompyo’s signature polar bear on it. These days, convenience store owners are getting constant inquiries about 7Brau Gompyo Wheat Beer, commonly known as Gompyo beer. Demand surged last month after actress...
Korean households on average spent 19,651 won ($17.76) per month on alcohol during the third quarter this year, an all-time high since Statistics Korea started collecting the data in 2003.
Korea may be famous for pale lagers and soju, but the craft beer scene here is booming. In a highly unscientific study, three of the Taste Matters taste testers set out to find out which beer...
A craft beer company employee offers a sample during the Korea International Beer Expo held at the aT Center in Yangje, southern Seoul on Thursday.
Korean imports of beer fell for the first time last year in a decade, largely due to a nationwide boycott of Japanese products amid a yearlong trade dispute, data showed Sunday.
As the summer heats up, more and more Koreans are cracking open a cold one — a cold nonalcoholic beer that is, with sales of the alcohol-free drinks shooting up so fast the growth rate is expected to overtake regular beer in the next few years.
An employee organizes cans of non-alcoholic beer on a shelf at a discount store in Seoul on Thursday. As more Koreans prefer to drink responsibly, competition for non-alcoholic beer is heating up.
Beers displayed at a major store in downtown Seoul on Tuesday. The government — the Ministry of Economy and Finance and the National Tax Service — announced an easing of alcoholic drink regulations, which includes allowing manufacturers ...