1. After he won the Nobel Prize, Niels Bohr was given a perpetual supply of beer piped into his house.
  2. At the Wife Carrying World Championships, first prize is the wife's weight in beer.
  3. George Washington insisted his continental army be permitted a quart of beer as part of their daily rations.
  4. Thomas Jefferson wrote parts of the Declaration of Independence in a Philadelphia tavern.
  5. Cenosillicaphobia is the fear of an empty glass.
  6. At the end of Prohibition, FDR said, "What America needs now is a drink."
  7. In the 1980s, a beer-drinking goat was elected mayor of Lajitas, TX.
  8. Fried beer won Most Creative Fried Food at the 2010 Texas State Fair.
  9. Oktoberfest originally started as a festival celebrating the 1810 marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig.
  10. At spas in Europe, you can literally bathe in beer as a physical and mental therapeutic treatment.
  11. J.K. Rowling invented Quidditch in a pub.