Celebrate International Beer Day this Friday (5th August)

Tuesday Aug 02, 2022

International Beer Day falls on Friday 5th August 2022.

Specifically, International Beer Day has three declared purposes:

  1. To gather with friends and enjoy the taste of beer.
  2. To celebrate those responsible for brewing and serving beer.
  3. To unite the world under the banner of beer, by celebrating the beers of all nations together on a single day.

Here are 10 fun facts about Beer..

  1. Humans all over the world consume 50 billion gallons of beer each year.
  2. Budweiser is the world’s most famous beer.
  3. The Czech Republic was the first country ever to have a beer museum.
  4. McDonald’s sell beer on its menu in countries such as France, Germany, Portugal and South Korea.
  5. Every year, Germany organises the biggest beer festival in the world, Oktoberfest. About 6 million people visit the festival.
  6. Beer pong was a game invented in the ’50s.
  7. Former President Barack Obama was the first president ever to brew a beer in the White House.
  8. Beer is the third most-consumed drink in the world, after water and tea.
  9. The earliest known building on the site of Downing Street was a brewery.
  10. Builders of the ‘Great Pyramids’ were paid in beer.

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