Cheers To Beer
In case you needed an excuse to pop open a cold one, it's April 7th aka National Beer Day. I thought it would be fun to pour out some beer knowledge. Did You Know?
You never know when a beer fact may come in handy:
- The first beer can was produced in 1935
- The oldest operating brewing company in the US is D.G Yuengling & Son, owned by Forbes billionaire Richard Yuengling, Jr. Yuengling, based in Pottsville,
- Beer can help prevent kidney stones. According to a study, According to that study, men and women who reported drinking a moderate amount of beer reduced their risk of developing a stone by 41%
- The first professional brewers were all women called brewsters. For many cultures you had to be considered beautiful to be a brewer.
- Hops – the bittering agent in beer, belong to the family of cannabaceae, a close cousin of marijuana.
Lowest Calorie Beers:
Get it right get it tight. With summer right around the corner you may be counting calories so here is a list of beer that contain the least amount of calories:
Becks light (64 calories)
MGD: Miller Genuine Draft (64 calories)
Corona light (65 calories)
Michelob Ultra ( 95 calories)
Miller light (96 calories)
Heineken Light (99 calories)
Bud Select (99 calories)
Coors Light (102 calories)
Bud Light (110 calories)
Sam Adams Light (119 calories)
Highest ABV beers:
ABV: Alcohol by volume (abbreviated as ABV,abv, or alc/vol) is a standard measure of how much alcohol (ethanol) is contained in a given volume of an alcoholic beverage (expressed as a volume percent)
According to FoodRepublic.com these are the 5 highest abv beers actually worth drinking
- Boston Beer Company: Samual Adams Utopia (ranging from 17.5% - 29%)
- Avery Brewing Company: Rumpkin (18.53%)
- The Bruery: Chocolate Rain (18%)
- Dogfish Head: 120 Minutes IPA (18%)
- Goose Island: Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout (14%)
What's your favorite type of beer?