Germany has launched a rocket with yeast on board into space. When the rocket returns the yeast will be used to make beer. Making it effectively space beer.
A man was arrested for trespassing at the Budweiser brewery. His name? Bud Weisser.
This picture of an ancient tablet is actually a 5,000 year old beer receipt. ‘Alulu beer receipt’ records a purchase of “best” beer from a brewer, c. 2050 BC from the Sumerian city of Umma in ancient Iraq.
In 1956, the US government exploded a nuclear bomb near bottles of beer to see if beer would still be safe to drink in the event of the nuclear apocalypse. Conclusion: at least you can still safely get drunk in a nuclear wasteland.
American service members drank so much beer in Iceland that they cause a shortage and some bars ran out completely.
Global warming will lead to substantial decreases in barley crop yields, causing beer shortages and a sharp rise in the price of a pint, according to a new study.
In 1987, Corona sales plummeted when a rumor spread that their workers were peeing in their beer. The company traced its origins back to Heineken, whom Corona sued for $3 million in damages, but their reputation still suffered and their product was referred to as “Mexican piss water” for years.
Some bars in Germany are connected by a 5 km (3 Mile) beer pipeline.
The world’s oldest beer advertisement was on a Mesopotamian Stone Tablet dated approximately 4000 BC. It read “Drink Elba, the beer with the heart of a lion” and was accompanied by a “large breasted woman holding goblets of beer in each hand”.
For 150 years, whenever a new heir was born to the Annheiser-Busch brewing family, they would be fed five drops of Budweiser before even having their mothers milk.