At any given time, 0.7% of the world is drunk. So you and 50 million other people are drunk right now.
Cenosillicaphobia is the fear of an empty beer glass. Spoooooky
The world's longest hangover lasted 4 weeks after a Scotsman consumed 60 pints of beer.
Slugs like beer. Just like Lorenzo.
An Amsterdam based group called , the Rainbow Group, has payed alcoholics in beer to clean the streets.]in
Beer was not considered an alcoholic beverage in Russia until 2013.
At the Wife Carrying World Championships in Finland, first prize is the wife's weight in beer.
More Guinness beer is drank in Nigeria than Ireland.
In the land of the Pharaohs of Egypt, beer was the national currency.
In Argentina, political parties have their own brands of beer.
Norway's first aircraft hijacking was resolved after the hijacker surrendered his weapon in exchange for more beer.
In 1963, Albert Heineken created a beer bottle that could be used as bricks to build sustainable housing in impoverished countires.
As a rule of thumb, darker and bitter beers have higher alcohol content.
In the 13th century, some people in Norway would bapize their children with beer.
162,719 pints of Guinness beer are wasted each year due to mustaches. #ShaveTheStash
Some European countires serve beer in McDonalds. Ba-Ba-Ba-Ba-Ba Im into it.
Beer is the third most popular drink on Earth, after water and tea.
Beer brewing and drinking predates written language.
In 2017, The US population over 21 consumed 26.9 gallons of beer. This doesn't even make the top 10 in terms of overall beer drinking.
In surveys and polls over the past two decdes, American drinkers consistently choose beer as their favorite alcholic beverage.
Though more beer is brewed today than during the Middle Ages, average Europeans in Medieval times drank far more.
Ancient Greeks didn't drink much beer; they preferred wine. That's soft.
The largest brewery in the world is Anheuser-Busch InBev., maker of beers like Natural Light and Corona.
Women did the majority of beer brewing in ancient Egypt.
Catholic priests and monks took up the art of brewing in the early Middle Ages.
Approximately 48% of Americans drink at sporting events, with beer being the drink of choice.
Root beer and ginger beer are not, in fact, beer in any sense. The more you know.
Vikings used the skulls of their enemies as drunking vessels.
Anyone under the age of 21 who takes out household trash containing even a single empty alcohol beverage container can be charged with illegal possession of alcohol in Missouri.
The United States is the second largest hop producer in the world (behind Germany).
Frosty glasses will cause your beer to foam.
In the 1600s, midwives created super-strong beer to ease the pain of labour!
“Hangover” in Norwegian is directly translated to “carpenters in the head”.
The term “rule of thumb” originates from brewers who would stick their thumb into the mix to see when the temperature was right for adding the yeast.
You can use beer to shine up any old copper items.
Yeast can only survive alcohol concentrations of 14% to 18%.
Light is what makes beer go bad.
The study of beer and beer-making even has an official scientific name – zythology. It derives from the Greek words “zythos” (beer) and “logos” (study).
George Washington had his own brew-house on the grounds of Mount Vernon.
Ale is the oldest type of beer and Lagers are the most commonly consumed beers around the world.
Old Vikings believed that in their heaven called Valhalla, there is a giant goat whose udders provided unlimited supply of beer.
12-ounces of a typical American pale lager actually has fewer calories than 2 percent milk or apple juice. See, beer is healthy.
Steven Petrosino of New Cumberland, Pennsylvania downed 1 liter of beer or 33 ounces in a chilly 1.3 seconds in 1977 which made him a World Beer Chugging Champion according to the Guinness Book of World Records.
Beer prevents kidney stones. A study published in American Journal of Epidemiology estimated that a bottle of beer consumed every day reduces the risk by 40%.
The world´s most expensive beer is Belgian's "Vielle Bon Secours“. One bottle costs around 1000 American dollars.
Experimenting with beer has taken many forms. John Lubbock, an 18th-century English biologist, studied the behavior of beer on drunken ants.
Nowadays, there are about 400 types of beer in the world. Belgium is the country that has the most individual beer brands.
Beer and marijuana have more in common than you would think. Beer's hops are in the same family of flowering plants as marijuana.
Beer strengthens bones. It is rich in silicon that increases calcium deposits and minerals for bone tissue.
In the United States, taxes on the production, distribution, and sale typically eat up 40% of the retail price of beer. That's messed up.
To help pay for the Civil War, Congress imposed an excise tax on beer.
According to the Beer Institute, last year, directly and indirectly, the beer industry employed nearly 2.23 million Americans.
The most expensive state to buy a beer may be Tennessee where state excise taxes reach a whopping $1.29 per gallon, plus sales tax, making it the highest in the country.
2000 BC - The first recorded drunk driving incident.
The agriculture revolution was started because people needed a way to make more beer.
A study in the New England Jounrnal of Medicine found that women who drank moderately had better congnitive function compared to non-drinkers.
The first beer cans were produced in 1935 to get beer to drinkers homes.
Beer commercials in the USA do not actually show people consuming beer.
Prohibition, beginning on January 16, 1920, lasted 13 years, 10 months, 19 days, 17 hours, and 32-1/2 minutes, and was rescinded on December 5, 1933, at 3:32 p.m. AND LOOK AT US NOW!
There are 19 different versions of Guinness.
Beer, as all alcoholic drinks, is made by fermentation caused by bacteria feeding on the yeast cells, and then defecating. This bacterial excrement is called alcohol.
As of 2001, 62% of Americans reported using a designated driver at least once. And you should use one as well.
If you collect beer bottles you're a labeorphilist.
A beer lover or enthusiast is called a cerevisaphile.
Germany serves beer ice cream in popsicle form. Its alcoholic content is less than that found in "classic" beer.
To get rid of the foam at the top of beer (the head), stick your fingers in it.
Bavariastill defines beer as a staple food.
To keep your beer glass or mug from sticking to your bar napkin, sprinkle a little salt on the napkin before you set your glass down.
The longest bar in the world is the 684 foot long New Bulldog in Rock Island, IL.
One of the few short sentences in the English language to include every letter of the English alphabet is: "Pack my box with five dozen liquor jugs."
Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) was elected in 1932 because of his promise to end Prohibition.
The first United States Marine Recruiting Station was in a bar.
President Lyndon B. Johnson, a Scotch and soda enthusiast, would stick his empty glass out the window of his Presidential limo, signaling to the rest of the motorcade that it was time for a refill.
After consuming a bucket or two of vibrant brew they called aul, or ale, the Vikings would head fearlessly into battle, often without armor or even shirts. In fact, "berserk" means "bare shirt" in Norse, and eventually took on the meaning of their wild battles.
In English pubs, ale is ordered by pints and quarts. So in old England, when customers got unruly, the bartender would yell at them to mind their own pints and quarts and settle down. It's where we get the phrase "mind your P's and Q's".
On average, 7 million glasses of Guinness are sold every day.
In Ancient Egypt, the minimum wage was two containers of beer.