Day archives: March 7th, 2019

The Bottled Beer Business of Harutyun Avetyants – 1892

The Bottled Beer Business of Harutyun Avetyants – 1892

When the production of bottled beer began in the Russian Empire in the 1890s, many breweries were opened in the Caucasus, including in Armenia – namely, in Yerevan, Alexandropol (Gyumri), and Kars.  Armenian producers received high-quality barley – raw materials for making beer – mainly from the Kars region. In Yerevan, the first bottled beer …