Beer is considered the oldest alcoholic beverage in the world. The first written document, which mentions beer, dates back to the Sumerian times. The Shumer beer was called Sikaroo.
The principle of beer production was based on the fermentation of barley. The inhabitants of Babylon continued this tradition. In the first month after the wedding, the father of the bride grabbed a beer every day. The tradition required the groom to understand that he could change the beer, but not the woman.
In the Middle Ages, beer was used as a means of removing stones from the kidneys and treating physical and spiritual exhaustion. After a long walk, people rubbed their feet with beer.
In the Middle Ages, more beer was consumed than water.
At any time in the world there are 0.7% who are drunk. That means 50 million are drunk at the moment.
The biggest hangover has been 4 weeks. This record was put by a Scotsman who drank 60 liters of beer.
The world’s strongest beer contains 67.5% alcohol.