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SABMiller Cassava Beer Aimed at Beating African Homebrews

Eugene Shepherd admits he’s no beer expert, but he’ll tell you the bottle of Eagle he treats himself to every week is a step up from the murky homebrews that had been his preferred tipple.

“Eagle is my first experience with beers,” the 20-year-old student said as he settled into a plastic chair at a roadside bar in Sogakope, a dusty town of 88,000 stretched along the highway 150 kilometers (90 miles) east of the Ghanaian capital of Accra. “I really like this drink.”