Beer servers Kim Yon-hui, 29, left, and Yang Pok-yong, 42, right wait to serve customers at the Taedonggang Beer shop in Pyongyang, North Korea. Photo: AP Beer servers Kim Yon-hui, 29, left, and Yang Pok-yong, 42, right wait to serve customers at the Taedonggang Beer shop in Pyongyang, North Korea. Photo: AP
Beer servers Kim Yon-hui, 29, left, and Yang Pok-yong, 42, right wait to serve customers at the Taedonggang Beer shop in Pyongyang, North Korea. Photo: AP
North Korea

How does a tired North Korean unwind? Beer. Beer. And more Beer

Beer – considered a soft drink in North Korea – is often consumed in stand-up bars where customers have a few quick drinks and maybe some dried fish or nuts before heading off

Topic |   North Korea
Beer servers Kim Yon-hui, 29, left, and Yang Pok-yong, 42, right wait to serve customers at the Taedonggang Beer shop in Pyongyang, North Korea. Photo: AP Beer servers Kim Yon-hui, 29, left, and Yang Pok-yong, 42, right wait to serve customers at the Taedonggang Beer shop in Pyongyang, North Korea. Photo: AP
Beer servers Kim Yon-hui, 29, left, and Yang Pok-yong, 42, right wait to serve customers at the Taedonggang Beer shop in Pyongyang, North Korea. Photo: AP
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