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United Breweries (UB) forays into brewing with 5 breweries in South India.
First bottled beer is created under the label "Exports Beer".
Mr. Vittal Mallya becomes first Chairman.
Bangalore is made headquarters.
Kalyani Breweries is set up in Kalyani, West Bengal.
Kesarwal Beverages is set up in Goa.
High Range Breweries is set up in Cherthala in Kerala.
UB brand is exported to Aden and Middle East.
Punjab Breweries is set up in Ludhiana, Punjab.
Kingfisher Premium is launched.
Kingfisher canned beer is launched.
Kingfisher Lager is launched in the UK & USA.
Dr. Vijay Mallya becomes Chairman.
Punjab Breweries, High Range Breweries, Kalyani Breweries & Kesarval Beverages get amalgamated into UB.
Premier Breweries gets amalgamated into UB.
Bombay Breweries is acquired.
Kingfisher Strong is launched.
Associated Breweries and Mangalore Breweries are acquired.
Inertia Industries (name changed to Millennium Beer) gets acquired.
Scheme of arrangement for separating brewery business into a new entity is introduced.
Enters a Joint Venture with Scottish & Newcastle UK and McDowell Alcobev Ltd. (name since changed to Millennium Alcobev Pvt. Ltd. – MAPL).
MAPL acquires GMR Beverages, Empee Breweries. GMR, Empee and Millennium Beer become subsidiaries of MAPL.
UB enters into strategic alliance with Scottish & Newcastle. Scottish & Newcastle acquires equity shares of UB and becomes an equal promoter.
Brewery business of Associated Breweries gets demerged into UB and Mangalore Breweries is amalgamated into UB. Associated Breweries continues to hold investments and remains a subsidiary of UB.
Karnataka Breweries is acquired.
Karnataka Breweries, London Pilsner Breweries and London Draft Pubs is amalgamated into UB.
Greenfield breweries in Chopanki, Rajasthan and Khurda, Odisha commence operations.
Kingfisher Blue is launched.
Heineken NV acquires control over Scottish & Newcastle, and Heineken becomes promoter of UB.
Kingfisher Ultra is launched.
Greenfield brewery in Sangareddy District, Andhra Pradesh, commences operations.
Heineken breweries in India come under the Management of UB.
MAPL and four breweries of MAPL subsidiaries are amalgamated into UB.
Associated Breweries and UB Nizam Breweries are amalgamated into UB.
UB Ajanta Breweries and Chennai Breweries are amalgamated into UB.
Greenfield Brewery in Nanjungud, Karnataka, commences operations.
Heineken is brewed by UB in India.
Scottish & Newcastle India is amalgamated into UB.
UB acquires brewery assets i.e. land, building, plant and equipment in Shahjahanpur, Rajasthan.
Greenfield Brewery in Naubatpur, Patna, Bihar commences operations.
Kingfisher Ultra Max is launched.
Kingfisher Buzz is launched.
Kingfisher Storm is launched.
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