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Gambrinus

(gămbrī`nəs), mythical Flemish king, to whom the invention of beer is attributed. He is represented in modern folk art as straddling a keg.
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Gambrinus

mythical Flemish king; reputed inventor of beer. [Flem. Myth.: NCE, 1041]
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Beer Consumption by Category (000 2.25-Gallon Cases) Brand Supplier Country 2005 2006p % Change Corona Extra Barton Beers/ Mexico 105,853 119,262 12.7% Gambrinus Heineken Heineken USA The 64,325 71,000 10.4% Netherlands Modelo Barton Beers/ Mexico 14,634 18,646 27.4% Especial Gambrinus Tecate Heineken USA Mexico 15,953 18,400 15.3% Labatt Blue InBev USA Canada 13,309 12,910 -3.0% Guinness Diageo-Guinness Ireland/ 11,414 11,753 3.0% Stout Canada Corona Light Barton Beers/ Mexico 9,586 11,475 19.7% Gambrinus Amstel Light Heineken USA The 10,100 9,600 -5.0% Netherlands Dos Equis Heineken USA Mexico 6,498 7,500 15.4% Beck's InBev USA Germany 7,407 7,105 -4.1% Source: Adams Beverage Group P--preliminary
Two other labels--Les Sans Culottes, depicting Delacroix's painting Liberty Leading the People and Rose de Gambrinus, featuring a painting of the king of Flanders sitting with a bare-breasted woman--were denied licensing.
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But this Sparta team is clearly the weakest the club have had for several years - they are struggling in 11th place in the Gambrinus League, as well as in this competition.