[FORTUNE] Wash down Big Mac with a brew: McDonald’s to serve beer in S. Korea

February 16, 2016


A McDonalds fast food restaurant in Seoul, South Korea. (Yonhap)

McDonald’s in South Korea will start serving beer this month. (Yonhap)

[FORTUNE] —  For hamburger lovers in South Korea, McDonald’s is adding a new beverage to its fountain: beer.

The fast food institution is now serving draft brew at one new location in Seongnam, a city near the South Korean capital of Seoul, reports The Chosunilbo. If the experiment works, more locations, especially those located in hip neighborhoods in Seoul, could start serving up beer as well.

Though this is the first McDonald’s in Asia to serve beer, there are some outposts in Europe that serve up the suds alongside fries and chicken nuggets.

Earlier this year, McDonald’s Japan introduced the limited-time-only “McChoco Potato,” which was basically fries topped with chocolate sauce. [READ MORE]