Cuban lager Bucanero has been launched in the UK under the name Cubanero Fuerte.
The classic lager was rebranded for the UK market by UK beer importer Pierhead Purchasing because of copyright issues over the original name.
Pierhead, which imported the beer in response to the growing popularity of Cuba as a holiday destination for the British, will sell Cubanero Fuerte (5.4% abv) in 33cl (11.16 oz) bottles.
Michael Cook, Pierhead’s director of imported beer said:
“Cubanero is one of the only Cuban beers available in the UK and offers a unique drinking experience. As Southern and Central American brands are flourishing, authentic beers from the Caribbean, like Cubanero Fuerte, have the character and quality to enjoy similar growth.”