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The 10 Spot - Cheers to Beers!

Feb 28, 2012 02:44AM ● By Style

Beer is one of the oldest, most enjoyed beverages across the world; however, do you know the history behind your favorite cold one?

Style has found some of the most intriguing trivia bits, so pour yourself a pint and test your knowledge. Cheers!

  1. What country has the most individual beer brands?

  2. What is the word for “fear of an empty glass?”

  3. What is the most expensive beer in the world, and how much does it cost?

  4. What country legally defines beer to be a staple food?

  5. What country allows you to buy beer from a vending machine?

  6. How old is beer?

  7. What state has had more breweries in its history than any other?

  8. How much beer did monks drink in the Middle Ages?

  9. What edict stated that heaven required people to drink beer?  

  10. How many pints of Guinness are sold worldwide every year?

Answers on the next page...



  1. Belgium at 400
  2. Cenosillicaphobia
  3. Tutankhamen. It costs $52 per bottle.
  4. Bavaria
  5. Japan
  6. It could be from as far back as 9500 BC; it is the oldest known written recipe.
  7. Pennsylvania
  8. Five quarts a day
  9. The Chinese imperial edict in 1116 BC
  10. 1.8 billion