J.J. Taylor Distributing of Minnesota

Teddy Roosevelt took more than 500 gallons of beer with him on an African safari.

In 1814 a brewery tank containing 3,500 barrels of beer ruptured causing a tidal wave of beer through a London Parish. Two houses were demolished and nine people died.

Beer should be stored in an upright position, not on its side. This minimized oxidation and contamination from the cap.

Cenosillicaphobia is the fear of an empty glass, this might explain double- fisting

Pilgrims on the Mayflower stopped at Plymouth Rock rather than continuing on to Virginia because they ran out of beer.

Hops are a better source of cell-damaging-fighting antioxidants than red wine, green tea and soy products.

In ancient and medieval times the job of making beer fell to women. In some cultures it was considered such an honor that only beautiful or noble women could do it.

Bottle caps, or \"crowns,\" were invented in Baltimore in 1892 by William Painter. Painter proved his invention\'s worth when he convinced a local brewer to ship a few hundred cases of beer to South America and back and they returned without a leak.

There are 19 different versions of Guinness.

The first beer cans were produced in 1935.

12 oz of a typical American pale lager actually has fewer calories than 2 percent milk or apple juice.

Annual beer consumption is around 22 gallons per person.

Americans drink enough beer each year to fill 330 oil tankers.

A Microbrewery produces less than 15,000 barrels per year with up to 25% of their product being sold on-site.

A Brewpub produces primarily for sale in restaurants and bars and sells 25% or more of their product on site.

A pint of Guinness has 176 calories versus a traditional beer which has 204.

The Brooklyn Brewery logo was created by Milton Glaser, who became famous for the I love New York campaign he created.

One beer a day may actually reduce your risk of heart attack, by increasing good cholesterol and even making the lining of blood vessels less likely to clot.

Miller Brewing Company fermented and matured beer in caves with blocks of ice until 1892 when they switched to commercial refrigeration.

Miller Lite was the United States first nationally distributed light beer.

President Obama is the first U.S. President to home-brew in the White House. He even offered his White House beer to his guests for the superbowl!

Next to tea, beer is the second most well-liked beverage in the world, enjoyed by millions.

The expression \"Rule of Thumb\" actually came from brewers, who used to insert their thumb into the mix during the beer making process to find out when the temperature was just right for the yeast to be added.

The portable beer cooler was invented in Australia in the 1950s.