International Happy Beer Day 2016 : 15 Interesting Facts About Alcoholic Beverage

International Happy Beer Day 2016 : 15 Interesting Facts About Alcoholic Beverage : Today is International Beer Day! The first friday of August is celebrated as International Beer Day, so its a perfect day to enjoy chilled beer with your friends. Booze lovers from throughout the globe are encouraged to give one another the ‘gift of beer’ by buying each other drinks, and to express gratitude to brewers, bartenders, and other beer-related industries. All the bars, restaurants join the celebration of International Beer Day. People also play beer pong and other bar games, enjoy food cooked using beer as an ingredient, hold quizzes, unveil new and rare brews and even organise beer flights.

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15 Interesting Facts About Beer

  1. Evidence of brewing goes back about 5,000 years.

  2. The Sumerians had a goddess of beer named Ninkasi.

  3. Guinness once estimated that about 93,000 liters of beer gets lost in the beards of Englishmen each year.

  4. The study of fermentation in brewing is called zymurgy.

  5. Light can make beer go bad, or get “skunked.”

  6. First American President George Washington loved beer and had his own special recipe.

  7. The Texas State Fair is famous for serving fried beer.

  8. The oldest still-operating brewery in the United States is the Yuengling brewery in Pottsville, Pennsylvania.

  9. Beer was first packaged in a 12-ounce aluminum can in 1959.

  10. China and the U.S. are the top beer-producing countries.

  11. Legend has it that about 0.7 percent of the world’s population is drunk at any given time.

  12. The fear of having an empty beer glass is called cenosillicaphobia.

  13. The strongest beer in the world is called Snake Venom, with an alcohol by volume content of 67.5 percent.

  14. The Czech Republic drinks the most beer of any nation in the world, followed by Austria and Germany.

  15. Former President Jimmy Carter legalized home breweries.



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