Fun facts about beer

Why that can of beer is a lot more than a fun drink

Mahou beer
Mahou beer

Benjamin Franklin once said ‘Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.’ And its true , on a horrible hot summer day nothing relieves and cools you like a glass of cold beer. A chilled beer is a refreshing and comforting summer drink. Right from the medieval times – women have always loved beer, though many believe that it’s not a women’s drink.Beer is not just a tipple it is a brew made of classic mixes and great flavours. There are many other surprising facts about this popular drink, read on to know more:

Hops are an essential ingredient in beer and are also powerful cancer fighters mainly because of xanthohumol which also helps in joint inflammation, insomnia, indigestion and menstrual cramps.

Silicon in beer is very good for bone health. Beers with high levels of barley and hops have the most silicon.

You will be amazed to know that China is extremely popular to buy a beer in a plastic bag.

There are about 400 individual beer brands in Belgium.

The soft gold colour of the beer is because of the toasted malts and not because of the alcohol content.


Beer treatment


The ancient Babylonians in attempt to regulate beer quality followed the rule that any commercial beer maker who sold bad or unfit beer would be drowned in their own concoction!

In Cambodia, a popular beer is a Tarantula Brandy, containing rice liquor that is ‘flavored’ with dead tarantula.

In Netherlands one beer brand is advertised as a beer for your best friend because it is a non-alcoholic beverage designed for dogs.

In a survey conducted Budweiser was ranked as the worst beer brand!

Darker colour beer bottles help in protection from light much better than clear bottles.

Guinness draught has fewer calories than a serving of skim milk.

It’s a US law that people cannot be shown consuming an alcoholic beverage on television.

During ancient and medieval times in some cultures it was considered an honour that only beautiful or noble women could make beer.