Interesting beer facts
August 31, 2009 | In: Food facts
The oldest brewery in North America was built in 1786, the ancient Babylonians had created the first recipes for beer.
The first beer cans were produced in December 1935.
Beer is the second most popular beverage in the world, coming in behind tea.
There are more breweries in the US than any other country in the world.
In Japan, beer is sold in vending machines, by street vendors and in the train stations.
A beer lover or enthusiast is called a cerevisaphile.
Most saloons were owned by the breweries by the 1900s. The bartenders earned $10 to $15 per week, with Sunday bringing in the most business.
There are over 200 styles of beer produced throughout the world.
The average American annually consumes 47.3 gallons of soda, 26.5 gallons of coffee, and 23.1 gallons of beer.
We’re not claiming that 5 beers are healthier than 5 glasses of milk, but if you are counting calories, beer has fewer calories.