25 Interesting Beer Facts That Will Leave You Tipsy

Posted by , Updated on August 18, 2014


Beer is the world’s most widely consumed alcoholic beverage and the third-most popular drink overall (after water and tea). People all over the world just love beer. An average American consumes 23 gallons of the beverage a year. But do you know what nation has the highest beer consumption per head? Or what is the strongest beer in the world? To find out, check out these 25 little known beer facts.

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The most beer-drinking country in the world is the Czech Republic. With an incredible per capita beer consumption of almost 40 gallons a year, the Czechs are way out in front in the beer drinking world league table.

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The world´s most expensive beer is Belgian's "Vielle Bon Secours“. One bottle costs around 1000 American dollars.

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Experimenting with beer has taken many forms. John Lubbock, an 18th-century English biologist, studied the behavior of beer on drunken ants.

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Old Vikings believed that in their heaven called Valhalla, there is a giant goat whose udders provided unlimited supply of beer.

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Nowadays, there are about 400 types of beer in the world. Belgium is the country that has the most individual beer brands.

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