Beer beer facts

Published on May 30th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe

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24 Fun Facts About Beer [infographic]

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Regular readers here understand that choosing sustainable beer is important, but there’s a whole lot more that you may not have known about this fermented beverage.

Beer has a long, rich history, and this infographic shares some interesting facts, many of which I didn’t know before. My favorite is the origin of the India Pale Ale (IPA). IPAs are my favorite sort of beer, hands down. There’s nothing like a bitter, flowery, ice cold IPA on the porch after a long week.

Of course, drinking too much of anything boozy is far from healthy (despite what fact #15 below says), but a cold beer every once in a while isn’t going to hurt you.

Do you have a favorite type of beer? Tell us in the comments! But before you do, crack open a cold one and check out the infographic:

Beer Facts

Image Credits: Infographic via Wear Your Beer, Beer photo via Shutterstock



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My name is Becky Striepe (rhymes with “sleepy”), and I am a crafts and food writer from Atlanta, Georgia with a passion for making our planet a healthier, happier, and more compassionate place to live. My mission is to make vegan food and crafts accessible to everyone!. If you like my work, you can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and .



  • http://sustainablog.org Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

    I like a good IPA, too, but have been on a dark beer kick lately: New Belgium 1554 and Nitro Milk Stout are my current favorites.

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