Alcoholic beverages in Nigeria

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Palm wine (fermented from sap of palm tree, its alcohol content can reach up to 12%, and in some areas it's spiked with other types of alcohol. If you decide to try it, buy it from a producer that you trust).

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Burukutu (locally brewed spirit made from wheat), pito (from corn) and even banana beer.
Star lager (one of the most famous brands, available in most bars and clubs in most parts of the country, from Abuja to the smallest villages).
Legend Extra Stout (ales and particularly stouts are popular in Nigeria, and this is one of the best brands).
Malt drinks (a take on stout beers, minus the alcohol).

Drinking age: The legal drinking age in Nigeria is 18, although in practice this is rarely enforced. Note that in parts of northern Nigeria's Kano state, alcohol is banned.