11 facts tagged with Beer Facts
In the 1950s, the US government placed beer next to an atomic bomb blast to determine if it was still drinkable. The result: in the event of a nuclear war, beer is safe to drink!
The world record for alcohol consumption is by Andre the Giant, who drank 156 beers in one sitting (over 73 liters/16 gallons).
Scientists have developed a 'hangover-free' beer that has electrolytes, making it more hydrating and refreshing.
As part of an advertising campaign, Molson, a Canadian beer company, strategically placed 'beer fridges' around Europe that only Canadian passports could unlock.
Scientist Niels Bohr was “given a house next door to the Carlsberg brewing company, and had a pipeline running from the brewery into the house so that he could have a never-ending supply of fresh beer on tap”.
In 2011 Russia acknowledged beer as an alcoholic beverage. Before then, any drink under 10% volume was considered a soft drink.
In outer space there exists a gigantic cloud of alcohol which can be used to produce 400 trillion trillion pints of beer.
The Guinness Book of Records was originally published by Guinness Breweries as a reference for settling bar arguments.
In Bangladesh, $5 will buy a beer or a first-class train ticket for a cross-country trip.
The world's oldest known recipe is for beer.
It's illegal to drink beer out of a bucket while you're sitting on a curb in St. Louis!