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24 Fun Facts About Beer

By | source:Here Apr 1st, 2013

Time for a pop quiz! What common beverage helped start the agricultural revolution, helps prevent kidney stones, and has been around for thousands of years? If you said beer you would be correct. Man’s favorite drink has been around for several thousand years and holds a special place in our history. People’s desire for more beer brought forth some of our most important inventions, such as the plow and irrigation systems which allowed for more efficient farming.

Today’s infographic from foodbeast.com is full of facts and trivia about beer. Beer can even improve your health (in moderation, of course) by strengthening your bones and reducing the chance of kidney stones by as much as 40%.

Did you also know:

-The first professional brewers were all women

-Beer has been made with spit (by Ancient Incan girls)

-The oldest functional brewery is near Munich

For more interesting facts about beer, have a look at the infographic.

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