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Michael Dyer was the one who made the local beer popular in India and he and his family managed the Murree Brewery in Murree (in Pakistan now) in the Sub Himalayan region above 6000 feet. It was founded in 1860 in order to serve the British in the subcontinent. In the year 1892, out of 4,831,127 gallons of beer produced in India, 2,748,365 gallons were purchased by commissariat mainly for the British soldiers to subdue their frustration, stressed life and ennui in the interior of tropical India. Dyer Meakin Breweries in India were acquired by Indian businessman N.N. Mohan and was listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1949. The company's name changed to Mohan Meakin Breweries after 1967. Their breweries re quite ppular in India.