ABOUT TSINGTAO

From Qingdao to the world 

Tsingtao Brewery Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “Tsingtao”) was established in 1903 by German and British merchants as Germania-Brauerei Tsingtao Co., Ltd. As one of the earliest breweries in China, Tsingtao is currently the sixth largest brewer in the world.

With more than a century of brewing excellence, we are now the top Asian imported beer brand and the most internationally well-known Chinese consumer brand. We are also a Global Top 500 brand with a strong presence in more than 100 countries.

Break  Traditions

At Tsingtao, we bring together a unique formula of bold Chinese craftsmanship, refined German technology, and the most extraordinary selection of ingredients to craft a truly refreshing beer. 

Our first award dates back to 1906 at the Munich International Expo. During the course of our journey, we have received multiple international recognitions such as the European Beer Star award in Germany, and the World Beer Championship Gold Award in the U.S. We are also the official sponsor for the upcoming Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. 

Tsingtao encourages people to take a fresh perspective and break down social barriers. Whether it be making a new friend at the bar, getting to know someone better at a party, or watching a game with a group of people you don’t know... Sharing a Tsingtao means that you’re making a new friend anywhere you go. 

Over the course of 117 years of brewing excellence, it is in our DNA to break traditions and evolve in order to offer our consumers the best beer possible while having fun.

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  • 1906
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  • Tsingtao Brewery was established in Qingdao, China by British and German merchants.
  • Received the Gold Award at the Munich International Expo, the first international award ever received by the Chinese beer industry.
  • Became the first Chinese company to be listed on both Hong Kong and Shanghai Stock Exchange.
  • Tsingtao was the official sponsor for the Beijing 2008 Olympic and Paralymic Games.
  • Our Tsingtao Pilsner received the European Beer Star Award in Germany, whereas our Tsingtao Stout won the 2018 World Beer Championship Gold Award in the U.S.
  • Recieved the 2019 World Beer Championship Gold Award in the U.S.
  • Tsingtao was entitled Top 10 in the BrandZ™ TOP 50 Chinese Global Brand Builders 2020 by Google and KANTAR.
  • Tsingtao will be an official sponsor for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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