330 ML, ALC 5.0% VOL

Biological, Gluten-free and Fairtrade

Mongozo Premium Pilsner is the first lager in the world brewed to combine three unique elements: Max Havelaar Fairtrade, organic and gluten-free in one bottle.  The new beer has a mild, slightly bitter flavour of hops and is easy to drink. The beer is brewed using only high-grade organic barley malt, organic hops and Fairtrade certified-organic rice.



330 ML, ALC 3.6% VOL

Tradidional African beer of the Masai

Banana, as already indicated by the name, is the unmistakeable flavour of Mongozo Banana. The beer flavour only comes through in the aftertaste. It goes without saying that Mongozo Banana is the yellow colour of ripe bananas. Banana beer is truly African - it is the traditional beer of the Masai people of Kenya and Tanzania. OK bananas are the main ingredient of this beer, which is why Mongozo Banana is entitled to display the Fairtrade/Max Havelaar label.



330 ML, ALC 3.6% VOL

Fresh beer with the tast of Coconut from Sri Lanka

Mongozo Coconut is an exotic beer with the refreshing taste of coconut. The beer is brewed using Mongozo Quinua. Mongozo Coconut's refreshing taste makes it an excellent accompaniment to exotic dishes. The beer carries the Fairtrade/Max Havelaar label.



330 ML, ALC 3.6% VOL

Beer with the taste of Brazillian mango's

Mongozo Mango has the sweet, refreshing flavour of fresh mangos. It is a light beer with a refreshingly fruity flavour. Mongozo Mango is perfect for combining with exotic dishes and is a pleasantly refreshing beer on warm summer evenings. The beer carries the Fairtrade/Max Havelaar label.



330 ML, ALC 7.0% VOL

Exotic African beer from Angola

Slightly oily, fruity and dry is the best way to describe the flavour of Mongozo Palmnut. A spiritual experience! It is the African palm nut that gives this beer its characteristic aroma. Mongozo Palmnut is an exotic African beer, the modern version of traditional Angolan beer. It is a deep reddish-brown in colour, reflecting the colour of African sand.



330 ML, ALC 5.9% VOL

Traditional Incan beer from the Andes

Mongozo Quinua has a slightly bitter aftertaste and the characteristic flavour of the quinua grain. Quinua is also sometimes known as ‘mother grain’ or the ‘Golden Grain of the Andes’. Villagers in Bolivia still drink this traditional Incan beer today and call it ‘chica’. The beer is golden brown in colour. Mongozo Quinua also bears the Fairtrade/Max Havelaar label.

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Mongozo Banana

Tequila  -  Lime Juice - Sugar Syrup  - Mongozo Banana


Shake & taste

30 ml Tequila
30ml lime juice (1/2 lime)
20 ml sugar syrup
Topup with Mongozo banana

Fill a cocktail glass with ice to cool it down. Pour the tequila, the lime juice and the sugar syrup into a mixing glass. Fill the mixing glass with ice, right up to the top, and shake for approximately ten seconds. Discard the ice from the cocktail glass and strain the cocktail as you pour it from the shaker into the cocktail glass. Top off with Mongozo Banana. Garnish with lime peel.

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Rum -  Melon liquer  - Mongozo Cocos  - Mongozo Banana


Shake & taste

30 ml Rum
15ml Melon liquer
Mongozo cocos
Mongozo banana

Fill a long drink glass with ice and pour all of the ingredients over the ice into the glass. Stir with a cocktail stirrer or straw and garnish with lime.


The word Mongozo means ‘cheers!’ in the language of the Chokwe people of Africa. Mongozo beer is all about enjoyment to the full and particularly about its surprising unique flavours. Our beers are exotic: they have been developed using ingredients from exotic cultures. Some of the beers are based on traditional recipes and others are our own brew. There are five scintillating and exotic flavours available: Mango, Banana, Coconut, Quinua and Palmnut. In addition, Mongozo also produces a unique Fairtrade, organic and gluten-free premium pilsner. Mongozo is sold in exotic restaurants, at festivals, at beach bars and restaurants, in supermarkets and off-licences and in Third World aid shops. For an up-to-date overview of points of sale, go to ‘Availability’ to find a Mongozo hotspot near you.


Mongozo means ‘cheers’ in the native language of Henrique Kabia, one of the founders of Mongozo beer. It is the language of the Chokwe people who live scattered throughout Angola, Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo. It was one of Henrique Kabia’s distant great-grandmothers who was responsible for bringing about a great change in the eighteenth century: instead of making palm wine she began making palm beer. Over the centuries her recipe was handed down from mother to daughter. As there were no daughters in the Kabia family, Henrique’s mother decided to break with tradition and initiate her son into the mysteries of beer brewing. That same recipe was Henrique’s only possession when, in 1993, he arrived in the Netherlands as a refugee. The recipe formed the basis for a new exotic beer range. In 1998, Henrique Kabia and Jan Fleurkens decided to join forces and market palm nut beer. In 2001 Mongozo Banana was launched, followed by Mongozo Quinua in 2003. Henrique Kabia was killed in a tragic accident in June 2003. The company has continued to develop in the same direction, just as Henrique Kabia would have wished. Mongozo Coconut was launched in the spring of 2005, followed by Mongozo Mango in 2008. As an addition to the range of exotic beers it has on offer, Mongozo introduced a world first in 2010: Mongozo Premium Pilsner. This lager combines three unique elements - Fairtrade, organic and gluten-free – all in one bottle.


Mongozo builds a bridge between various cultures, old and new, near and far. Old beer-making traditions and new brewing methods have been combined by Mongozo to produce five new and exotic beers. Ingredients, recipes and drinking customs from all corners of the world, including Ghana, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Costa Rica and Brazil, are brought together in the five different flavours of Mongozo beer. Five of the six exotic Mongozo beers are entitled to display the Max Havelaar–Fairtrade logo. Max Havelaar is the independent certification organisation behind the Fairtrade Mark. Fairtrade means just that: a fair trade. This means that Mongozo uses ingredients purchased from farmers in developing countries for a fair price. This enables the farmers and their families to take control of their businesses and to work towards a brighter future. More information can also be found at:


People who suffer from coeliac disease have an intolerance of gluten, which can be found in many foods. Mongozo has developed a gluten-free lager, making it possible for people on a gluten-free diet to enjoy drinking beer. The brewing process for obtaining a gluten-free beer can vary, and in the case of Mongozo Premium Pilsner it involves the gluten being removed from the beer. This innovative technique ensures that the beer retains its lager flavour. A renowned laboratory checks each batch of beer brewed for the presence of gluten. The beer is then only sold if less than 10 ppm of gluten is detected and it can therefore be labelled as gluten-free. Mongozo Premium Pilsner is Certisys-certified for the use of certified-organic barley malt, rice and hops. The system of checks in place for the organic sector guarantees that products are genuinely organic. The approved label used by Mongozo is a European label issued by the Belgian Certisys inspection and certification body.