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Companhia Cervejaria Brahma was a Brazilian brewery in Rio de Janeiro that was founded in 1888 by Joseph Villiger (from Switzerland) under the name "Brahma Villiger & Companhia Beer Manufactory". In 1999 the brewery merged with Companhia Antarctica Paulista, to form Companhia de Bebidas das Américas (AmBev).
Some of the Brewery's Range
Brahma Chopp -
Brahma Extra -
Brahma Light -
Brahma Fresh -
Brahma Malzbier -
Over the years the brand identity is updated and re-launched with subtle changes, a change of Logo or a new font.
Sometimes this brand update is done by the new owners after a brewery has been sold, other times just to give the brand a fresh new look on the ever growing market.
Below are some notes to help identify some of these changes and an aid to reference the year of the glass.