12 Beer Facts You Need to Know

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Beer Facts You Must and Should Know!

  • The oldest beer recipe and advertisement was found on a clay tablet from 4000 B.C.
  • In many cultures, the first professional brewers were women, known as brewsters. These maidens were extremely beautiful. Women make everything seem better, eh?
  • Ancient Babylonians were really serious about their beer. If anyone brewed a bad batch of beer, they would be drowned in it as punishment. Talk about drinking till you die!
  • In the 19th century, expectant mothers drank 7 pints of beer. No wonder, people from that century were a bit loopy
  • Women who drink 2-3 beers become smarter. No pun intended!
  • Obama is the first president in history to brew his own beer. Exactly why he’s so “chilled out”
  • Beer contains all the minerals that we need to survive. New power food? Uh huh
  • People who worked on pyramids in Egypt were partially paid in beer. Which means, a slave got paid better than you!
  • A person who is a beer expert is called ‘Cerevisaphile’. In lay man’s term “The Man”
  • Hops, the bittering agent in beer, belong to the family Cannabaceae, making them marijuana’s close cousins and lending a little perspective to the term “hopped up.” Wanna get “hopped up”? Well it’s completely legal!!!
  • In the Middle Ages, it was difficult to find water. Many people drank beer as an alternative. Save water, drink beer!
  • Beer strengthens bones due to its high alcohol content. We don’t need calcium supplements anymore. We need beer!
  • Fact No 13: Murphy’s Brewhouse is one of the best places to hangout in Bangalore