The brewer has recently introduced the beer to other countries including the UK, Germany, Belgium, France and the Netherlands. The initiative is part of broader efforts to support Ukraine, which includes donating emergency drinking water and essential supplies to refugee relief areas. AB InBev has around 1,800 employees in the country and said it provided them with “essential support”.
— Reuters contributed to this report. This story has been updated to clarify the nature of AB InBev’s relationship with its Russian partner.