Leon BeerMalty Sweetness
Leon was initially produced in 1937 as the first ever Cypriot beer by the brewery of Mr Christodoulos Platanis and for more than a decade it remained as the only local brew. In 1962, Mr Photos Photiades joined the company as a major shareholder and in subsequent years took over completely, buying out the initial shareholders. In 1967 an agreement was signed with Carlsberg for the production of the brand in Cyprus. This development led to the termination of LEON production in 1968, just a year before the brewing of Carlsberg begun.
Around 40 years later, in June of 2003, Leon beer was re-launched, only to be brewed now in the premises of one of the most advanced breweries in the world. The beer is based on the same initial all malt recipe made just from barley malt, hops and yeast and it is characterized by its honey-golden colour, its fruity like aroma and the rich, strong taste with the pleasant aftertaste.