Heineken is a pale lager beer with 5% alcohol by volume produced by the Dutch brewing company Heineken International. Heineken is well known for its signature green bottle and red star.
Since 1975 most Heineken brand beer has been brewed at their brewery in Zoeterwoude, Netherlands.
In 2011, 2.74 billion litres of Heineken brand beer were produced worldwide, while the total beer production of all breweries fully owned by the Heineken Group over all brands was 16.46 billion litres globally.
Heineken has been sold in more than 170 countries. They've also been incorporated with numerous beer brands in different countries all over the world including Mexico, China, Australia and various countries in Africa.