Cenosillicaphobia is the fear of an empty beer glass. Many Americans suffer from this particularly cruel fear.
How does a beer get it’s foamy head?
The foamy head is an important part of beer. The frothy foam is produced by bubbles of gas, typically carbon dioxide, rising to the surface. The elements that produce the head are wort protein, yeast and hop residue. The carbon dioxide is produced during fermentation.
How long was the world’s longest recorded hangover?
The world’s longest hangover lasted 4 weeks after a Scotsman (name withheld) consumed 60 pints of beer. He was not drinking the beer for a place in the Guinness Book of World Records.
Originally published in our Craft Beer Club's monthly newsletter, Micro Brew News featuring beers from Rahr & Sons Brewing Company in Fort Worth, Texas.