In life it’s very often a case that the more you put in, the more you get out! And the same is true for our current Oktoberfest competition. Every ticket you purchase for the Eurojackpot lottery today will be entered into a lucky draw with one lucky winner taking home a year’s supply of beer. So, the more tickets you buy the higher your chance of taking away the big prize.
Not everyone has a taste for beer, of course, which is why we are going to let the winner choose his or her favourite beverage. If malted barley, hops, yeast and water is not your thing then simply choose something else, it’s up to you.
Don’t forget there are also two runners up prizes of €250 play credit and €100 play credit respectively.
We will be announcing the lucky winners on the 17th September.
Pick Your Favourite Beer
If beer IS the drink for you then please start getting your mind focused on the task you may be required to perform early next week:
Picking the brand of beer you would like to drink for a year!
We thought we would help you along with these top beer suggestions from around the world:
Corona Extra – Mexico
One of the best-selling beers in Mexico and available in over 170 countries around the world ‘Corona Extra’ is often served with a wedge of lemon or lime in the bottle neck.
Kronenbourg 1664 – France
Brewed since 1959 and with 40% of the market share in France ‘Kronenbourg 1664’ is the leading brand of beer in France.
Guinness Stout – Ireland
Just one sip of this dark, creamy stout will instantly transport you to a Dublin pub. ‘Guinness’ sales account for nearly half of the total beer sales in Ireland.
Skol – Brazil
Named after the popular toasting expression from Scandinavia, ‘Skol’ claims nearly a third of the market share in Brazil. They also have some interesting advertising concepts.
Becks – Germany
With over 1,300 breweries in the country you know you are spoiled for choice when it comes to beer in Germany. Their most exported beer and thus the biggest selling German beer around the world is Becks.
Tsingtao – China
With a population size of well over a billion people it’s no surprise that China has the largest beer market in the world in terms of volume. Their most popular brew is ‘Tsingtao’ which is also sold in 62 countries around the world, accounting for over 50% of China’s beer exports.
Pilsner Urquell – Czech Republic
Considered to be the world’s first pale lager beer and dating all the way back to 1842 Pilsner Urquell is undoubtedly the most famous beer brand in the Czech Republic. Nine out of ten beers produced and consumed in the world today are derived from the original Pilsen beer from the Czech Republic.
Żywiec – Poland
A symbol of Polish pride, ‘Żywiec’ beer has been brewed in the village of Żywiec, Poland for almost 150 years. On the outside it features a dancing man and woman dressed in classic Krakow dancing clothes. On the inside you will find notes of clover, honey, hops, malt and hops.
Pripps Blå – Sweden
Pripps breweries was founded in Gothenburg, Sweden in 1828 and is now a part of Carlsberg breweries. One of the most popular beers in Sweden is their inexpensive Pripps Blå brand.
Asahi Super Dry – Japan
When the Japanese aren’t knocking back sake they are indulging in the popular ‘Asahi Super Dry’ beer. Founded in 1889 Asahi Breweries is based in Tokyo, Japan and claims a 40% share of the Japanese beer market.
Ursus – Romania
A subsidiary of brewing giants SABMiller plc, Ursus breweries is one of the top breweries in Romania. ‘Ursus’ is advertised as "The King of Beers in Romania" and has been involved in a number of high profile sponsorships including sponsoring a 2003 Romanian expedition up Mount Everest.
Baltika – Russia
Capable of producing 52 million litres of beer monthly it’s little surprise that, after Heineken, Baltika breweries is second-largest brewery in Europe. 'Baltika' is the most popular beer in Russia and currently enjoys nearly 41% of the market share.
The Perfect Beer List
Well guys, if this mouth-watering list doesn’t get your mind (and your beer glands) flowing we don’t know what will. Is your favourite beer on the list? What beer would you choose to drink for a year?
Pick up your Eurojackpot ticket today and be a part of the excitement. €12,000,000.00 and a year’s supply of beer could be yours! Of course, with a €12 million jackpot win you could probably afford to buy yourself a brewery and make it a lifetime supply of beer instead!
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