Fifteen Fun Facts About Beer
- Humans all over the world consume 50 billion gallons of beer each year.
- Budweiser is the world's most famous beer.
- Beer is one of the oldest beverages in the world, dating back to 5000BC!
- The Czech Republic was the first country ever to have a beer museum.
- McDonald's sell beer on its menu in countries such as France, Germany, Portugal and South Korea.
- 'Snake Venom' is the strongest beer in the world with 67.5% alcohol by volume, brewed by Scottish brewery Brewmeister.
- Every year, Germany organises the biggest beer festival in the world, Oktoberfest. About 6 million people visit the festival.
- Beer pong was a game invented in the '50s.
- Former President Barack Obama was the first president ever to brew a beer in the White House.
- The brewers in Egypt were women.
- You can swim in a pool of beer at the Schloss Starkenberger brewery in Tarrentz, Austria.
- Beer is the third most-consumed drink in the world, after water and tea.
- You can chill a beer in two minutes, just put ice and salt in a bowl and stir.
- The earliest known building on the site of Downing Street was a brewery.
- Builders of the 'Great Pyramids' were paid in beer.
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