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Heineken is a Dutch beer brewer with more than 110 breweries in over 50 countries. Beer production is 90 million hectolitres per year (9 Gl/yr) (1999), ranking second in the world, after Budweiser. Heineken is the number one imported beer in the United States.

The Heineken brewery is owner of brands like Heineken(5 percent), Amstel (5 percent) and Buckler (0.5 percent), all pilsner beers.

In the Netherlands the breweries are located in Zoeterwoude and Den Bosch.

See also: Freddy Heineken