Information about the beer of Mercadona

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Information about Beer

Mercadona has more than 20 suppliers to produce its private label cherry (which in this case is not a landowner): Steinburg and 1987. The brand that makes the varieties soft, classic, alcohol-free and special is the Valencian Font Salem (Damm Group)

At ForBeerLovers we want to give you all the information about ForBeerLovers bee Mercadona r so that you can learn more about the history of this brand and why it is one of the most popular and consumed globally.

Brand Features

  • Type: lager
  • Graduation: 4.8% alc. Vol.
  • Price: From 0,25 euro/unit

Brand Ingredients

Beer Mercadona is presented as a quality brand and, therefore, it is brewed with natural ingredients such as

  • Barley malt
  • Water
  • Hops Extract
  • Corn
  • Caramel Colouring E150C

The OCU gives it a score of 59 out of 100. It is a beer that is much more highly rated than other famous brands with more reputation.

Nutritional information

If you want to know the nutritional contribution of the Heineken, here is a list with the most outstanding values:

  • Energy: 161 kJ / 38 kcal (per 100 ml)
  • Fats 0 g
  • Carbohydrates 2,42 g
  • Of which sugars < 0 g
  • Protein 0.32 g
  • Salt < 0.0 g


Steinburg's Mercadona famous beer is one of the best-selling in Spain. Behind the success of some of its varieties is the Valencian company Font Salem, part of Damm. This company closed the 2018 financial year with a 10.5% increase in sales compared to 2017 (up to 253 million euros) thanks, in part, to its agreement with the Juan Roig brand and the boom in beer in the country.

In recent years its turnover has grown considerably. Five years ago, in 2014, its sales reached 192.2 million euros. Since then they have not stopped growing.

Much of this data is due to Mercadona and the boom in beer consumption in the country. Juan Roig's company has two own brands for beer: Steinburg and 1897. Font Salem produces references for the entire chain, such as Steinburg sin. It also produces other references such as Suave, Clásica or Especial.

In recent years, it Mercadona has made changes in its strategy with beers. Thus, it went from buying from four suppliers in Spain to 20 companies. This is a bet that gives preference to Spanish companies over foreign ones. Own-brand beer continues to be a very important pillar, although its shelves contain references to Mahou, Heineken or Damm

Types of Branded Beers

Within the Heineken brand, we find different ranges of beers that are adapted to a wider public. Below we discover the different types of Heineken that are currently on the market.

Black beer 1897

It is a different black beer, softer and less tasty than this type of beer. It has an alcohol content of 6%.

Beer reserve

Made in Morocco, it is slightly more intense than normal (7.2% alcohol), although it does not result in an excessively strong taste, the balance is perfect.

Natural unfiltered Krombacher cellar beer

It is surely the Mercadona most special beer. It is a cloudy type of beer due to the absence of filtering, which causes its barley flavor is stronger and more intense, although its alcohol content is not high: 5.1%. It is brewed in Germany according to the purity law.

Grand Cru Specialties 1897

It is one of the strongest beers Mercadona with its 7.9% alcohol content. The mixture of barley, wheat and rice, with coriander and orange peel, gives it a really special and different taste.

Hélécine Toast Abbey

It's one of the Belgian beers you can buy at Mercadona . It is an abbey type beer, toasted and with a second fermentation in the bottle. It has 6% of alcohol.

Toast 1897

Produced by La Zaragozana (Ambar) in Spain, it is a traditional style toast beer with 5.9% alcohol. It stands out for its dark color and powerful flavor.

Intense red flavour

This is a highly fermented barley malt beer, with a very powerful flavour, reddish colour and high alcohol content of 8.5%, but surprisingly sweet.

IPA Aromatic & Bitter Specialties 1897

For lovers of IPA beers (Indian Pale Ale), beers more bitter because of their high hop content, Mercadona also has something to offer. It has an alcohol content of 6.0%. It is a rather bitter beer that will be to the taste of the most beer-loving palates, and it is worth trying.

Double malt 1897

This is the version Mercadona of the well-known Voll-Damm Double Malt. Made in Morocco, it has an alcohol content of 7.4% and is sold in bottle or can format.

Wheat beer 1897

This is the version Mercadona of the popular German Franziskaner or Paulaner beers. Its alcohol content is 5.3%.

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