Friday, August 5, 2016
International Beer Day another hedonistic holiday.
International Beer Day Facts & Quotes
- As far back as ancient Egypt, beer was a staple food. Known as Hqt, heqet or heket, beer was a thick and sweet source of nutrition including vitamins, minerals and protein that was consumed daily by adults and children.
- According to the Brewers Association, the Craft Brewing Industry contributed more than $55 billion to the U.S. economy in 2014, and provided more than 424,000 jobs. The U.S. beer market for 2014 was more than $101 billion.
- On average, a can of beer contains 100-150 calories and 10-15g carbohydrates.