Qingdao is a major city in the east of Shandong Province on China's Yellow Sea coast. As of 2014, Qingdao had a population of 9,046,200.
Tsingtao Beer was introduced to the United States in 1972, and soon became the top-selling Chinese beer in the U.S. market. It was founded in 1903 by German settlers in Qingdao. Its logo displays an image of Zhan Qiao, a pier on Qingdao's southern shore. Tsingtao Brewery is the second largest brewery in China.