Alcoholic beverages in Nigeria

Alcoholic beverages in Nigeria
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).


• 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.