President Obama brewed his own beer on the White House grounds, he is the first American President to have done so.
Beer was once drunk hot.According to The Atlantic,warm ale provided heat and could even replace a meal. There is even cautionary advice dating back to the 17th century advising people against drinking cold beers, saying warm, malty beverages are more “healthful.”
The only drinks that are more widely consumed worldwide than beer are water and tea.
In 1814 London suffered the Great Beer Flood when about 388,000 gallons of beer flooded the streets around Tottenham Court Road after vats in a brewery ruptured.At least eight people drowned but a judge and jury ruled the beer flood was an Act of God.
The study of beer is called Zythology and you can legitimately study it in college!
Belgium’s La Vieille Bon Secours ale is the world’s most expensive beer at$ 1000 a bottle.
In Medieval Britain more beer was drunk than water as the alcohol made it safer to drink.
People in the Czech Republic drink more beer than anywhere else, an average amount of 143 litres per head.
As majority of beer is water, it is a major contributor to taste.No amount of skill or fine ingredients will save a beer if the water is low-quality.
Chicha is a traditional Peruvian corn beer that is said to date back to Incan times. It has a very secret ingredient: spit.