10 interesting facts about beer that no one told you

Nov 1, 2023

BY: Rishabh Raj

10 interesting facts about beer that no one told you

Interesting facts about beer

Are you a beer lover? If yes, then you really need to read this piece of information, which talks about some really interesting and lesser-known facts about this drink, which is full of benefits too.

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​Oldest beer ​

200-year-old beer bottles were found in 2010 by Finnish divers on a shipwreck beneath the Baltic Sea.

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​Oldest brewery​

Zaltec Brewery in the Czech Republic is the oldest brewery, dating back to 1004 AD.

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​Oldest beer recipe ​

The oldest beer recipe is a 3900-year-old Sumerian poem that uses honey as a sweetener and honours the patron goddess of brewing.

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​Beer as payment​

Egyptian workers building the pyramids of Giza were partially paid with beer for all the hard work. They were also served beer during the work hours to keep them fresh and happy.

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​Beer phobia​

The fear of having an empty beer glass is called cenosillicaphobia.

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​Study of beer​

Zythology is called the study of beer and beer-making.

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​Benefits of beer​

When consumed in moderation, beer is healthy for the human body, helps prevent kidney stones, and also strengthens bones.

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​Beer bath ​

At the Schloss Starkenberger brewery in Tarrentz, Austria, there is a pool of beer in which one can swim, and it is said that it promotes healthy skin.

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​Rule of thumb​

Earlier, brewers had to stick a thumb into the hop and wort mixture before adding yeast to help the yeast ferment, and it was called the rule of thumb.

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​Stain remover​

Beer can be used to remove coffee or tea stains from rugs.

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