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  • Yerevan Beer Factory was established in 1952. In 1997 it was reorganized into a Joint-Stock Company. “Beer of Yerevan” Company with its 60 years of history has occupied its solid place among Armenia’s leading enterprises for years and “Kilikia” trademark has become an exceptional synonym to high quality.

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  • “Loozinian” mineral water is extracted from mineral water sources (source 1/2009, town Jermuk) located in ecologically clean parts of Jermuk town. Mineral waters of Jermuk are deep underground thermal mineral water squirts. For the first time those waters have been examined and characterized in 1830 and are widely consumed nowadays.

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  • The lemonade was first appeared in France. According to legend the royal winemaker was confused wine barrel with juice, and, in order to cover up the mistake, he added mineral water in lemon juice and rendered to King Ludwig 1st: King liked it.

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  • By virtue of climate peculiarities, Armenian fruits and berries are famous for marvelous taste, pleasant aroma and abundance of useful ingredients. Natural juices and nectars under the “Kilikia” trademark are produced from the best fruits and berries growing in the clean ecological parts of Armenia and are processed with special technologies without use of preservatives, coloring substances and other additives.

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  • Fruits and berries used for the production of preserves (jam) must be fresh, healthy, harmless, equally and fully matured, with strong consistency.
    During the production of preserves, in order to avoid gelatinizing of the syrup it is not allowed to use unripe fruits and berries, which are rich in pectin.

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    Հայկական գարեջուր / Armenian beer / Армянское пиво
    Beer
    Հայկական հանքային ջուր / Armenian mineral water / Армянская минеральная вода
    Mineral water
    Հայկական լիմոնադ / Armenian lemonade / Армянский лимонад
    Lemonades
    Բնական հյութեր և նեկտարներ / Natural juices and nectars / Натуральные соки и нектары
    Natural juices and nectars
    Հայկական մուրաբաներ և ջեմեր / Armenian preserves and jams / Армянские варенье и джемы
    Preserves and jams

News and events

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“EVN Beer Fest” 2019
26.08.2019
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The 6th Beer Fest was organized by Yerevan Municipality in the area of Swan’s Lake. The three-thousand-year history of Armenian brewing was presented in three languages during the event. This year 10 leading Armenian breweries took part in the fest: “Yerevan Beer” this year was represented with “Kilikia light” and “Kilikia dark” sorts of beer.

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“YEREVAN GASTRO DAY” 2019
15.07.2019
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We invite everyone to get together around a large table along the street and enjoy the warm atmosphere. The visitors will have a chance to try dishes typical to Armenian and international cuisines matching them with the various alcoholic and soft drinks. There will be a great number of rest areas where the visitors can enjoy their food, drinks and the acoustic stage music under the colorful lights of Yerevan Gastro Day.

In all our project we are trying to be helpful and useful for our society. In Yerevan Wine Days it is development of the Wine Tourism and wine-drinking culture propagation. In Yerevan Music Night it is Event Tourism tool development. For Yerevan Gastro Day we want to emphasis the importance of not using or reducing the use of plastic: We say NO TO PLASTIC. Yerevan Gastro Day is PLASTIC FREE ZONE. “Beer of Yerevan” CJSC also took part in event representing the brand “Kilikia”.

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“ArmProdExpo” 2018
05.11.2018
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the professional annual exhibition “ArmProdExpo” in which more than 70 organizations from Armenia, Artsakh, Russia, Italy and Iran are participating goes on at “Yerevan Expo” exhibition complex (Research Institute of Mathematical Machinery”.

Visiting “ArmProdExpo 2018” you’ll get acquainted with the new and advanced technologies of the agricultural production in the republic and participating countries with experiences and innovations of different organization as well as with production varieties. “ArmProdExpo” will be open up to November 4, from 10:00 to 18:00.

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“SIAL Paris” 2018
29.10.2018
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“ SIAL Paris” exhibition took place in France, Paris Օn 21-25  October. From canned fruit and vegetable to mineral water and meat products: eleven Armenian producers are presented in Sial-Paris International Exhibition in France. Europeans especially like armenian beer, compotes, mineral water, jams, dried fruits, organic honey, threads and canned fruits without sugar. “Beer of Yerevan” CJSC also took part in exhibition representing the brand “Kilikia”.

 

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“EVN Beer Fest” 2018
22.08.2018
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Among the actions dedicated to the 2800th anniversary of Yerevan which are initiated by Yerevan Municipality the 5th Beer Fest was held in the area of Swan’s Lake. The three-thousand-year history of Armenian brewing was presented in three languages during the event.
Yerevan Mayor’s Assistant coordinating the sphere of tourism, the director of the festival Maria Baraghamyan, referring to the results of the festival stressed that according to the statistics, this project carried out within the frames of “Yerevan summer 2018” program of three-month events is one of the most popular with townspeople and those who visit Yerevan and this year the festival had more than 10 000 visitors. The First Deputy Mayor, acting Mayor of Yerevan Kamo Areyan and deputy mayors visited the festival and toured about the pavilions together with Maria Baraghamyan.
This year 10 leading Armenian breweries took part in the fest: “Yerevan Beer” this year was represented with “Kilikia dark”, “Kilikia light” and “Yerevan” sorts of beer; “Gyumri” brewery-with the same name sort of beer, “Kotayk” brewery-with “Kotayk”, “Kotayk gold” and “Erebuni” sorts. Beer Academy was represented with “Classic”, “Light wheat” and “Dark” sorts, “Dilijan” brewery –with “Dilijan” and “Dilijan 1” sorts of beer. “Tovmas” Armenian brewery, which had taken part in the fest for the first time, presented its unfiltered (light classic) beer. “Alaverdi” brewery offered the visitors Alaverdi tank beer.

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“ArmProdExpo” 2017
16.10.2017
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On the 13th of October annual Arprodexpo was launched which aims to give the Armenian and foreign consumers the opportunity to get acquainted with the foodstuffs produced in Armenia. The exhibition was attended by 110 companies from Armenia and Artsakh, which process agricultural products and serve the agrarian sector. 

Among the exhibition pavilions representing Armenia’s agro-food system, this unique peculiarity of the Armenian National Agrarian University was distinguished by its elegant design and rich pavilions. RA Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan, Minister of Agriculture Ignati Arakelyan, Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Georgia Levan Davitashvili and others were present at the opening ceremony. ANAU pavilion was introduced by Rector of the University, Professor Arshaluys Tarverdyan. Guests were interested in canned carrots and currants, pork, beef, poultry stuffed with modern technology by the students of food technology faculty.

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6th Pan-Armenian Armenia-Diaspora Conference
21.09.2017
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Armenian Minister of Diaspora Hranush Hakobyan made an opening speech at the plenary session. Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, His Holiness Karekin II, brought his speech of blessing.

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan welcomed the participants of the forum, and delivered a speech. The attendees were also welcomed by Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan and Aram I, the catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia.

The forum is attended by state officials, public and political figures, heads and members of pan-Armenian organizations operating in Armenian communities, journalists, over 1,800 representatives of business, education, cultural and spiritual sectors from Armenia, Artsakh and the Diaspora.

Discussions are held in four major fields: Armenia’s development issues, aspects of Armenia’s defence policies in the light today’s challenges, foreign policy agenda, issues of preservation of the Armenian identity.

The ministries of Defence, Foreign Affairs, International Economic Integration and Reforms, and Diaspora are responsible for the organization of thematic directions.

Pavilions have been created at the Sports and Concert Complex to display achievements by various governmental agencies, as well as organizations such as the Tumo Innovative Technology Center, the Ayb Innovation School, and the Quantum College. A separate pavilion is dedicated to the “Nation-Army” ideology, the Soldiers’ Insurance Fund and the “I am” and “I Have the Honour” programs offering new terms for military service.

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“WORLD FOOD MOSCOW” 2017
15.09.2017
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The pavilion representing Armenian food industry at WorldFood Moscow 2017 has been named the best during the international exhibition.

Created by the Development Foundation of Armenia, the pavilion unveils the best of Armenian produce to international players at the fair, which opened in Moscow on September 11 and will run through September 14.

16 companies represent the country’s food industry at the expo with the support of the Development Foundation of Armenia.

The organizers of WorldFood Moscow 2017 awarded the prize to the event manager of the Marketing Department of DFA Lusine Balayan during the tasting session arranged for international buyers and distributors at the Armenian pavilion. The decision was jointly made by the expert committee and visitors of the Exhibition.

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“EVN BEER FEST” 2017
20.08.2017
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Another event included in “Yerevan summer 2017” three-month program of Yerevan Municipality was held for beer lovers. The 4th Yerevan Beer Fest which had already become traditional and beloved by townspeople and guests of the capital was organized in the area of Swan’s Lake.

During the event the leading beer producing companies of Armenia, pubs, cafes of Yerevan presented the participants the best traditions of Armenian brewing, as well as approximately three-thousand history of beer creation. Yerevan Deputy Mayor Aram Sukiasyan, Mayor’s Assistant Maria Baraghamyan as well as the head of Municipality tourism division Gevorg Orbelyan were present at the event.
Maria Baraghamyan attached importance to the role of Yerevan Beer Fest in event tourism development in the capital.
“This festival which is the third big event with tourism component after “Yerevan with flair” and “YerevanTARAZfest” has become very popular with our co-citizens and guests of the capital. The number of participants is increasing from year to year”, said Maria Baraghamyan. The participants were traditionally offered various sorts of beer and snacks in the pavilions located in the area of Swan’s Lake.
A number of interesting games-contests were organized for those present: such as fastest drinker, drinking through a straw, decide on sausages flavor, fastest peanut pealing fastest crayfish eating and so on. The winners got presents form Yerevan Municipality tourism division and from participating companies.
To make the day more interesting a concert program was organized too. “Alexandropol” band and DJ Leo came up with live performance. At the end of the event all the participants of the 4th Yerevan Beer Fest got Yerevan Mayor’s thanksgiving diplomas.

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“Prod Expo” 2017
11.02.2017
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12 Armenian wineries are set to exhibit 50 varieties of Armenian wine at the he 24th edition of the International Exhibition for Food, Beverages and Food Raw Materials – Prodexpo 2017 to be held in February 6-10, in Moscow, Russia.

The initiative is supported by the Vine and wine foundation of Armenia.

As the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture reports, the main goal of the participation at the fair is introduce the Armenian wine to foreign buyers and seek expansion of the consumption market.

Prodexpo 2017 is a large-scale forum and discussion platform which brings together the largest manufacturers, leading experts, and industry specialists from across the world to establish business links and get familiarized with the latest trends of the global market as well as the new technologies of wine processing.

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“Armenia EXPO” 2016
06.10.2016
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Armenia Expo 2016, showcasing goods and services produced in Armenia in a wide range of sectors, took place in Tehran from October 5-8. The exhibition is organized by the RA Embassy to Iran, Development Foundation of Armenia as well as the Iran International Exhibitions Company (IIEC).
“We want to present the economic potential of Armenia and its development possibilities to the Iranian market,” said Development Fund of Armenia Executive Director Karen Mkrtchyan. “At the same time, we seek to show our Iranian partners the advantages of using Armenia as a conduit to reaching new markets.”

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“Made in Armenia Expo” 2016
20.09.2016
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“Made in Armenia Expo 2016” exhibition took place on 19-22th of September, 2016 in Yerevan. The event was organized by the RA Ministry of Economy and the Development Foundation of Armenia.

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«WORLD FOOD MOSCOW» 2016
13.09.2016
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With the support of Armenia Development Fund, 19 Armenian companies participate in the 25th WorldFood Moscow 2016 international exhibition on September 12-15, press service of Armenia Development Fund informs.
It is one of the famous events in the field of food industry, mainly attended by commercial distributors, importers, medium and large buyers of the field.
During the exhibition, Armenian companies present their own production of the main products of Armenian food industry, such as canned and frozen fruits and vegetables, alcoholic beverages, etc.
“The Armenian production presented in the exhibition is quite competitive. Wholesale buyer companies and representatives of commercial networks can find high-quality products staring or expanding cooperation with Armenian companies,” Executive Director of Armenia Development Fund, Karen Mkrtichyan noted.

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“YEREVAN BEER FEST” 2016
22.08.2016
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The 3rd Yerevan Beer Fest organized within the frames of the three-month municipal program of events “Yerevan summer” joined beer fans in the area of Swan’s Lake. The best traditions of Armenian brewery, almost three-thousand-year history of brewery were presented by the leading beer producers at the Armenian market, by the beer restaurants, cafes and pubs of the capital.
The number of visitors in previous years was more than 4000. The aim of Yerevan Beer Fest is to introduce the specialties of Armenian beer and brewery and to unite Armenian beer producing companies on one platform”, said Maria Baraghamyan.
There were 20 pavilions at the festivals which were representing 15 companies. In a separate pavilion the assortment of fresh beer and corresponding snacks was displayed. The following companies took part in the fest: “Beer of Yerevan brewery” with exclusive sorts of dark beer “Kilikia”, “1952”, “Yerevan”; “Gyumri” and “Aleksandropol” breweries which are represented by “Gyumri”, “Aleksandropol”, “Ararat”, “Chezh” sorts; “Kotayk” brewery; “Beer Academia” pub; “Yankee” pub; Czech pub-restaurant “Karloff”, Armenian crayfish-lovers federation; “Biomania” pub, “Navavar” tavern.

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The First Republic Day of Armenia
29.05.2016
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President Serzh Sargsyan accompanied by His Holiness Catholicos of All Armenians Garegin II, the highest leadership of the Republic and guests participated in the festivities dedicated to the Republic Day at the Battle of Sardarapat compound on May 28.

In Sardarapat, the President of Armenia gave a congratulatory speech dedicated to the Republic Day.

My fellow compatriots,

I congratulate you on the occasion of the Republic Day.

For us, this is first and foremost a salvation holiday. We saved our last piece of land and the last remnants of our nation residing on that piece of land. No matter how difficult to accept, but that was the truth.

There will be no new Sardarapat since by and large it was a war of desperation. Those who fought there did not know what country’s citizens they were of, and if they were citizens at all. There will be no new Sardarapat since there stands a State. There is a generation born with independence, which wants to move in step with the contemporary world – and it will; a generation, which wants to move its country forward – and it will; a generation born with independence, which grasped the bequest of May 28 better than anyone else. All this stems from the fact that in their families and in their schools the bequest of May 28 was also grasped properly. We as a State, as a nation and as a society grasped the bequest of May 28 well.

Glory to the Republic Day!
Long live the Armenian nation!

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Լավագույն գարեջուր / Best Beer / Лучшее пиво

Beer of Yerevan

Yerevan Beer Factory was established in 1952. In 1997 it was reorganized into a Joint-Stock Company. “Beer of Yerevan” Company with its 60 years of history has occupied its solid place among Armenia’s leading enterprises for years and “Kilikia” trademark has become an exceptional synonym to high quality.
Currently the Company produces 12 sorts of beer, 10 sorts of natural juices and nectars, as well as 13 sorts of refreshing beverages. “Louzinian” mineral water is also being bottled by the Company. By virtue of high quality, modern management and flexible marketing policy, the production of the Company has its significant place in local consumption market and is being exported to Russia, USA, France, Poland, Singapore, Malaysia, Georgia and other countries.
Since 2001 the ISO 9001:2000 quality management International standards have been certified and implemented in the Company. Beer “Kilikia”, which is produced in strict compliance with the centurial traditions of Armenian beer, by modern technologies and made from high quality substances, has numerous times established its high class in many international exhibitions by acquiring 30 gold, 3 silver, 2 bronze medals and 3 “Grand Prix” prizes and by being awarded plenty of certificates.
In 1998 and 2003, the Company has been awarded the Republic of Armenia Government prize in the field of “ Products and Services Quality Area”.
The international organization “BID” awarded “Beer of Yerevan” CJSC both a “Golden Star” in 1999 (Switzerland, Geneva) for producing products complying with the European standards, and an honorable award for “Best Quality” in 2001 (Germany, Frankfurt).
In 2012, during the “Best Trademark of the Year” national contest the Company was announced the winner and it was  awarded special prizes in the nominations of “Best Beer of the Year” (“Kilikia” beer), “Revelation of the Year” (“Yerevan” beer), “Best and Ecologically Clean Juices for both Children and Adults” (“Areva” natural juices and nectars).

 

Գարեջրի արտադրության տեխնոլոգիական սխեման / Technological scheme of brewery  / Технологическая схема производства пива

“Kilikia” beer

Technological scheme of brewery (classical)

 

  • Grain (malt) refinement of impurities ( stone, iron, dust etc.). Malt is passed through a polishing machine. In order to remove metal impurities, electromagnetic separators are used.
  • Weighing and further fragmentation of refined grain. Malt is crushed in a dried or partially humidified form.
  • Mash making, aimed to provide with the maximum transition of extractives to water solution.
  • Mash filtration, aimed to separate solid phase from liquid phase and get the wort.
  • Wort boiling with hops. Bitter, aromatic, tanning materials are transferred from hops into the wort.
  • Wort cooling in hydrocyclone machine. The purpose is to lower the temperature up to fermentation temperature saturated with oxygen.
  • Main fermentation. The chemical composition of the wort is changed and it turns into a delicious flavored drink.
  • Maturation of young beer (additional fermentation). The remaining sugar is slowly fermented, beer is clarified and is saturated with carbon dioxide.
  • Filtration of matured beer. During the filtration beer loses some part of the carbon dioxide, that’s why before bottling it is carbonated.
  • Bottling of filtered beer. After carbonization beer is stored at least 6 – 8 hours in tanks and then is sent to bottling.

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Գարեջրի հաշվետվություն / Beer report / Отчет пиво

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“Beer of Yerevan” CJSC

“Beer of Yerevan” CJSC

 

Address: Armenia, 0082, Yerevan, Tsovakal Isakovi Ave., 8 Building

Phone: +374 10 54 21 41

Working days: Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri 

Working hours: 08:30-17:15

President reception room

President reception room

 

President and co-founder: Hakob G. Hakobyan

Phone: +374 10 54 12 38

General Director reception room

General Director reception room

 

General Director and co-founder: Ashot G. Baghdasaryan

Phone: +374 10 52 21 41

Deputy General Director: Armen Hayryan

Phone: +374 10 52 21 45

Foreign Trade and Logistics Department

Foreign Trade and Logistics Department

 

Head of Foreign Trade and Logistics Department: Susanna Baghramyan

Phone: +374 10 58 36 54

Fax: +374 10 58 36 54

E-mail: info@kilikia.am

Marketing Department

Marketing Department

 

Head of Marketing Department: Lusine Nazaryan

Phone: +374 10 54 21 41

E-mail: marketing@kilikia.am

 

Export Department

Export Department

 

Head of Export Department: Alexander Hakobov

Phone: +374 10 54 21 41

E-mail: export@kilikia.am

 

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