Yes, this post is about beer, so here is a health warning:
Alcohol is bad for your health. A little alcohol is a little bad for your health, a lot of alcohol is very bad for your health.
Now let’s talk beer… ;-)
Beer is one of the oldest and most widely consumed alcoholic drinks in the world. It’s very very popular. How popular you ask? It’s the third most popular drink after water and tea. That’s how popular it is!
You don’t believe me? OK, then I will hit you with more beer facts from Wikipedia:
“Some of humanity’s earliest known writings refer to the production and distribution of beer: the Code of Hammurabi included laws regulating beer and beer parlours, and “The Hymn to Ninkasi”, a prayer to the Mesopotamian goddess of beer, served as both a prayer and as a method of remembering the recipe for beer in a culture with few literate people.”
Benjamin Franklin once said, allegedly, that:
“Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.”
(Who am I to argue with Benjamin Franklin anyway…)
And it’s not only Franklin. Here is a love song for beer from one of the most intelligent human beings ever:
Still undecided? Let me hit you with more beer facts from Wikipedia then:
“Beers vary in their nutritional content. The ingredients used to make beer, including the yeast, provide a rich source of nutrients; therefore beer may contain nutrients including magnesium, selenium, potassium, phosphorus, biotin, chromium and B vitamins. Beer is sometimes referred to as “liquid bread”, though beer is not a meal in itself.”
Not a meal in itself???? Are we being serious Wikipedia?!!!
Beer is… well, what can I say… beer! It’s the cause of and the solution to…
THIS IS THE GYM. LET’S BUILD SOME LANGUAGE MUSCLE!