1. At any given time, 0.7% of the world is drunk. So 50 million people are drunk right now.
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  2. Cenosillicaphobia is the fear of an empty beer glass.
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  3. The world's longest hangover lasted 4 weeks after a Scotsman consumed 60 pints of beer.
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  4. The strongest beer in the world has a 67.5% alcohol content.
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  5. Slugs
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  6. Amsterdam pays alcoholics in beer to clean streets: 5 cans of beer for a day's work, plus €10 and tobacco.
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  7. Beer was not considered an alcoholic beverage in Russia until 2013.
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  8. Until the 1970s in Belgium, table beer was served in schools refectories.
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  9. At the Wife Carrying World Championships in Finland, first prize is the wife's weight in beer.
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  10. There's a beer brewed from bananas in Africa.
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  11. The Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew temple in Thailand was constructed with 1 million bottles of Heineken and a local beer.
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  12. More Guinness beer is drunk in Nigeria than Ireland.
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  13. In the Land of the Pharaohs of Egypt, beer was the national currency.
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  14. In Argentina, political parties have their own brands of beer.
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  15. Norway's first aircraft hijacking was resolved after the hijacker surrendered his weapon in exchange for more beer.
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  16. When scientist Niels Bohr won the Nobel Prize in 1922, the Carlsberg brewery gave him a perpetual supply of beer piped into his house.
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  17. In 1963, Albert Heineken created a beer bottle that could also be used as a brick to build sustainable housing in impoverished countries.
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  18. As a rule of thumb, darker and bitter beers have higher alcohol content.
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  19. In the 13th century, some people in Norway would baptize their children with beer.
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  20. You can swim in pools of beer in Austria.
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  21. 162,719 pints of Guinness beer are wasted each year due to mustaches.
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  22. President Jimmy Carter signed a bill that created an exemption from taxation of beer brewed at home for personal or family use, opening the door for today's craft beer brewers.
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  23. In France, Germany, Austria, Spain and the Netherlands they serve beer in McDonald's.
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  24. Fucking Hell is a beer named after the village of Fucking in Austria.
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  25. There's a brewery in Germany that's almost 1,000 years old. It has been in continuous operation since the year 1040.
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  26. Beer and vaginas have almost the same acidity levels, with an average pH of 4.5.
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  27. Beer was illegal in Iceland until March 1, 1989. Now, the date is celebrated every year in Reykjavik as Bjordagur, or Beer Day.
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  28. Beer cans in Japan have braille on them so blind people don't confuse alcoholic drinks with soft drinks.
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  29. Joan Evans is the only person on Earth capable of balancing 237 pints of beer atop his head.
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  30. In 1956, the U.S. exploded atomic bombs near a few beers to see if they are safe to drink. They are indeed.
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  31. Carlsberg Special Brew beer was created for Winston Churchill in 1950 on the behest of the Danish government.
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  32. Table beer (1.5% alcohol) was served in Belgian schools until the 1980s.
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  33. A traditional beer tap will not work on an airplane as it will only dispense a huge amount of foam.
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