Taybeh in the West Bank

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Taybeh is a Palestinian village in the West Bank, 15 kilometers northeast of East Jerusalem and 12 kilometers northeast of Ramallah in the Ramallah and al-Bireh Governorate, 850 meters above sea level. Taybeh has a population of 2,100. It is the last all-Christian community in the Palestine.

The Al-Khidr Church, or St. George Church, is located east of the centre of Taybeh, and was constructed during two periods, first in the Byzantine era, and then during the Crusader era. The remains of a Crusader castle, named caste of St. Elias, can still be seen.

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Taybeh is the home of Taybeh Brewery, brewers of the only Palestinian beer. Since 2005, an Oktoberfest celebration is held in Taybeh, aiming at promoting local Palestinian products and attracting tourism. The celebration offers beer competitions, cultural, traditional and musical performances and other attractions. From 500 liters of beer in 1995, the company produced 600,000 liters in 2011, mainly sold in the West Bank and Israel. According to David Khoury, the brewery sells 6 million liters a year, and exports its products to Israel, Japan, Sweden, Denmark, Italy and Spain. Brewed are five varieties: Golden, Dark, Amber, Light and since 2008 a non-alcoholic beer. The latter in particular for the Arab-Muslim market. The beer is kosher.

In November 2014, Nadim Khoury, the co-founder of Taybeh Brewing Company has also opened a line of Taybeh wines marketed under the brand name “Nadim” (in Arabic:”drinking companion”) for a variety of wines, such as Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Syrah.

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