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10 Funny Beer Facts Brought To You By Laughing Monk

March 2, 2018

 

 

 

 

1. In Ancient Babylonia, beer was so sacred that anyone who brewed a bad batch or bar-owners caught watering down beer, would be drowned in a huge vat of it. Not sure how that affects the taste.

 

 

 

 

2. Cenosillicaphobia is the fear of an empty glass. At Laughing Monk this will never be a problem, all Cenosillicaphobiacs are welcome to fill up with beer, and feel relief.

 

 

 

3. Niels Bohr, a Danish physicist that won the Nobel Prize in 1922, was awarded a lifetime supply of beer piped directly into his house by the Carlsberg Brewery. The Danes loved Bohr so much, that after he was given the award, the brewery built a house right next to the main facility, with a pipe going into the home, with a perpetual amount of ice cold brew. 

 

  

 

4. The oldest beer ad was found on a Mesopotamian tablet, which has been dated to be around 4000 years old. The ad read, “Drink Elba Beer, the beer with the heart of a lion!”