National Beer Lover’s Day
Happy National Beer Lover’s Day to all your beer drinkers out there! Whether you prefer a nice cold mug of glass beer, a bottle or your own home brewed beer, cheers to you!
Here is some beer Trivia for you
- The Gottfried Krueger Brewing Co. of Newark, New Jersey created the first beer cans to go into production in the November of 1933 after signing an agreement with the American Can Co. who had installed a temporary canning line . They delivered over 2,000 cans to consumers. These Krueger Special Beer cans were filled with 3.2% beer, the highest alcohol content then permitted by law.
- In 1911 Schlitz invented the brown bottle of beer, which blocks out the sun to keep beer fresh.
- Schlitz also invented tall boys.
- North Dakota drinks more beer per person than any other state. Each resident drank 43.6 gallons of the stuff in 2013, according to 24/7 Wall Street.
- Mississippi and Alabama only legalized homebrewing in 2013.
- A cheap Chinese beer called, Snow has the world’s largest beer market by volume.
- The most expensive beer is Allsopp’s Arctic Ale which sold for over $5k in the UK. It got it’s name because it was brewed in 1875 for an Antarctic expedition.
- The London Beer Flood of 1814 occurred when barrels of porter flooded the neighborhood of St Giles Rookery killing 8 people.
- D. G. Yuengling & Son is the oldest operating brewing company in America, established in 1829.
- Abraham Lincoln taxed beer to help pay for the Civil War.
- Anheuser-Busch Inbev owns 500 different beer brands and is the biggest beer company.
- Heineken is the second-largest beer company in the world.
- According to Vine Paid the 10 most popular beers are Guinness, Heineken, Corona, Samuel Adams, Budweiser, Blue Moon, Coors, Modelo, Miller High Life, Stella Artois.
Only Read the Following Trivia is you Don’t Want to Ever Drink Beer Again
- The End of History by BrewDog has a high ABVat 55%, and the bottles are individually crafted using real animals that have died of natural causes before being repurposed by a taxidermist in Doncaster. So if you want a beer wrapped in a dead animal, this beer is for you. But sorry, that being said, there were only 12 bottles made in total.
- 40FT Brewery uses yeast from the author Dahl’s chair that was made during WWII to make their Odius Ale.
- Celeste Jewel by Dogfish Head made a meteorite beer. The brewers took lunar meteorites, crushed them up and steeped the meteorites in the beer like you would a tea bag. Even cooler? The brewery served the beer in cozies made from the fabric of astronaut suits.
- Oyster Stout by The Porterhouse Brewing Co. is a beer made with raw oysters that are shucked directly into the conditioning tank to make an Irish oyster stout.
- Snake Venom by Brewmeister is said to be the strongest beer on earth at 67.5% alcohol.
- Over 50,000 gallons of pee from Denmark’s Roskilde music festival in 2015, were collected and used to fertilize malted barley that was then harvested and turned into Pisner, the world’s first beer made with human pee.
- Speaking of human waste, San Diego-based Stone Brewing being environmentally friendly and all, is keeping water usage down during a drought by using recycled waste water to make their Full Circle IPA. It is treated and 100% safe.
- Oregon’s Rogue Ales Beard Beer is actually made with yeast grown in master brewer John Maier’s beard. It is said to give the beer a “pineapple” taste.
- Twisted Pine’s Ghost Face Killa uses six different kinds of hot peppers, including one of the world’s spiciest: the ghost pepper to make what they consider the world’s spiciest beer.
- Sheep Dung-Smoked Whale Testicle Beer by Stedji Brewery uses sheep dung-smoked whale testicles while making their beer. They use three testicles per tank while brewing
- Jurassic Saison by Fossil Fuels uses yeast DNA that was found in a 45-million-year-old piece of prehistoric, fossilized amber to make this beer.
- Un, Kono Kuro by Sankt Gallen Brewery is a beer made by fermenting coffee beans that the Thai elephants have pooped out.