15 Things You Didnt Know About Beer

What is there to know about beer aside from it being a delicious, tasty and relatively unsafe treat? Well heaps as it happens. Youll never drink a beer the same way again after reading: 15 things you didnt know about beer.

15. World Record

In Pennsylvania, a man known as Steven Petrosino holds the Guinness World Record for the fastest consumption of beer. The portly man chugged in a hefty 1 liter of beer in 1.3 seconds. Think you can do better?

14. London Almost Drowned


Back in 1814, a gigantic vat of over 400,000 gallons of beer broke under pressure and flooded the streets in the town of St. Giles. Imagine having to clean that up!

13. The Pyramids Were Built By Drunks

Did you know that the ancient Egyptians were probably drunk when putting the pyramids together? The report goes that the workers were paid in about 4 liters of beer per day. No word on whether they drank it then and there.