The Oatmeal has this great poster that has "Twenty Things worth knowing about beer", and I always try and recall as many fun facts around my friends while imbibing the nectar of the Vikings. Which is considerably difficult when I've already had my first "Quasar Double IPA" at Jupiter Brewery.
I think a couple of my favorite facts from the poster are: "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." Which to a testament is incredibly sad to think about, but the image of a gigantic tidal wave of beer hitting the streets and covering a ten-block radius is a strange thing to witness I imagine. Death by beer, sad but probably…
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