Belgium is building a beer pipeline that will move 1,500 gallons of beer per hour.
The first ever modern commercial refrigerator was built in Australia in 1856 to keep beer cold.
There is a Buddhist Temple complex in Thailand made out of over 1.5 million empty beer bottles.
Oktoberfest beer is typically around 6% ABV, far stronger and sweeter than typical German lager. It’s easy to get dehydrated and many people pass out. These people are called Bierleichen (German for “Beer Corpses.”)
During the 2008 world hops shortage, the Samuel Adams brewery shared 20,000 pounds of their excess hops with 108 different craft breweries, at cost, to help prevent them from going out of business.
A biology professor extracted yeast from a 45 million year old insect trapped in amber and brewed beer from it.
It was common for hospitals in Germany to have a brewery. Patients would get a beer before go to bed.
A British soldier once won the Victoria cross for attacking the enemy with beer bottles during the 1950 Korean war. “By the time the platoon were attacked, the bottles were empty, thus constituting suitable weaponry.”