Beerlao may not be a household name in China when it comes to alcoholic drinks, but over just a few years, the beer brand from Laos has gained a strong following for its distinct flavour. “China has become the largest overseas market for Lao Brewery Company, accounting for about 70 percent of the market share,” said Phengrattanavong Khomsone, manager of the brewery which produces Beerlao using hand picked indigenous rice varieties and spring water originating from the foothills of the Himalayas