Having beer outside on a warm summer night might be a favorite pastime for many. And here comes the 27th Qingdao International Beer Festival in east China’s Shandong Province on Friday, regarded as China’s biggest beer gala. Locals, as well as festival-goers, attended the opening event. A variety of beers in flavor and brands were presented at the festival. /Xinhua PhotoThe city of Qingdao intensely lives up to its reputation as the country’s capital of beer, where an average of 150 liters of beer is reportedly consumed per person annually.

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