Beer is the most conspicuous beverage in the world and the third most popular drink among all the other drinks (after water and tea). People around the world love beer.
For example, the average American consumes around 90 liters of beer during the year. But do you know which nation has the highest rate of drinking beer per capita? Or what beer is the strongest in the world?
To find out, check out these lesser known facts about beer.
1.Amsterdam pays alcoholics to beer. For street cleaners, local alcoholics receive a 10-euro pay, half a packet of beatings and 5 beers by a government-sponsored organization.
2.Stiven Petrosino of New Kamberlenda, Pennsylvania, drove a rope of beer for the astonishing 1.3 seconds in 1977 and became a world champion in drinking beer according to Ginis’ record book.
3.Beer is one of the oldest drinks and is most likely to be prepared since the early Neolithic (early Stone Age) of 9500 BC.
4.In 1814, about 1.5 million liters of beer flooded several streets of London, as it was a big basket in parish of St. Džajlsa puklo.
5.The most important beer in the world is “Brewmeister’s Snake Venom” (translated by Pivar’s Snake Poison). While all “normal” beers have about 5% alcohol, this Scottish killer has a burning 67.5% alcohol in its content.
6.Researchers at the University of Stenford have found that beehive in the beer is moving in a circle that is defying gravitation. They move upward along the center line where the friction coefficient of the glass is less pronounced, and the path goes down along the outer parts of the liquidity when it becomes “overdone” at the top.
7.Ancient Egyptians have built pyramids under the influence of alcohol. According to Patrick MekGovern, an archeologist from the University of Pennsylvania, Giza workers received about four liters of beer per day.
8.Beer prevents the formation of stones in the kidneys. The research published in the American Journal of Epidemiology estimates that if you daily consume beer bottles every day you have a reduction in the risk of their occurrence by about 40%.
9.Bakeries in the United States are not allowed to show people who actually drink beer. It is about the law that forbids them and he says that television does not show consumption of alcoholic beverages.
10.Beer learning and its production also has the official scientific name – zitology. The name is derived from the Greek words “zito” (beer) and “logos” (learn, study).
11.The country that drinks the most beer is the Czech Republic. With incredible consumption of about 150 liters of beer per capita in a year, the Czechs are far ahead of any global competition.
12.The most expensive beer in the world is the Belgian beer “Vielle Bon Secours.” One bottle of beer costs about 850 euros.
13.Experiments with beer are many and varied. John Lubok, an English biologist from the 18th century, has been studying the behavior of ants buried with beer.
14.Old Vikings believed that in their waves called Valhala there is a goat whose wheat never shakes with beer.
15.Today there are about 400 kinds of beers in the world. Belgium is the country with the largest number of beer brands.
16.The ancient Vavilons have been so seriously aware of the making of beer that everybody who makes a bad beer turf was caught in her for punishment.
17.Cenosilophobia is a fear of an empty beer glass. Really horrible phobia.
18.The oldest and unconscious beer in the world was found in 2010 in a wreck from the early 19th century, which was discovered near Finland. The beer was in the bottles and it was preserved by the coldness of the sea depths, and its taste was very much left (which is not surprising) with a little palate and sour taste on the palate.
19.The first professional brewery was the women they called pivarks. Women had to be very tired so they could become pivars.
20.The biggest beer festival in the world is the Oktoberfest. It is held every year in Munich, Germany, and it is about 16 days of fun beginning in late September and ending on the first weekend of October, during which a festival is being visited by over 6 million people from all over the world.
21.At any time, 0.7% of the world population is drunk. Which means that around 50 million people are drinking right now. Beer is obviously a very important factor in this situation.
22.The bean head is a very important part of it. It is formed due to the complex reaction of carbon dioxide and can tell you very much about the quality of beer. If the head is missing, it may mean that your beer has a mediocre and boring taste.
23.Beer and marijuana are more common than you might think. Hemp beans belong to the same family of plum plant that belongs to marijuana.
24.Beer strengthens bones. It is rich in silicon that increases deposition of calcium and minerals in bone tissue.
25.Many famous personalities have also been involved in the production of beer, such as the US President George Washington, who had his little baker close to Maunt Vernon.