International Beer Day: 13 beer facts that will surprise you


Beer contains almost all of the minerals we need to survive. It was a staple of many diets during the European Middle Ages, when good nutrition was rare. You drank beer to survive. Drinking wasn’t just for adults. Children also consumed beer as a source of energy and nutrients.

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On the occasion of International Beer Day, a look at some interesting and lesser known facts about the world's oldest alcoholic beverage