Beer Trivia Welcome to the 'Beer Trivia [Part 1]' quiz. The original San Miguel brewery was founded in 1890. Where? Sierra Nevada, USA Catalonia, Spain Manilla, Phillipines Guadalajara, Mexico Which brewery, founded in 768AD, claims to be the oldest in the world? Weihenstephan, Germany Hubertus, Austria Stiegl, Austria Löwenbräu, Germany Where can you find beer on the moon? In a capsule, next to the American flag It's actually the name of a crater Behind the bar at the Armstrong Arms pub On the dark side of the moon Which city suffered a great ‘beer flood’ in 1814 when approximately 388,000 gallons of beer flooded the streets due to several brewery vats being ruptured? New York Chicago Brussels London Per capita, which country drinks more beer than anywhere else in the world? Ireland Czech Republic Germany Namibia What is the key ingredient of the beer Birerria Calbrona? yeast from a hornet's stomach bacteria from Parmesan cheese a yeast strain cultivated in a beard part-digested coffee cherries Who is the patron saint of hop-pickers? St. Arnulf of Soissons St. Nicholas of Myra St. Gambrinus St. Wenceslas A great deal of chemistry and biology goes into brewing a good beer. What is the terminology of the study of fermentation? Zymurgy Etymology Beerology Oenology Chicha is a traditional Peruvian corn beer that is said to date back to Incan times. What strange ingredient does it contain? Cricket mandibles Chicken egg shells Human saliva Excrement of guinea pigs What do Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and Barack Obama all have in common? they were all home brewers they were all former publicans they were all tea-totallers they were all on the board of a brewing company The Rainbow Group is a government-funded organization in Amsterdam. It hires alcoholics to clean litter from city streets and pays them with what? Food and groceries Free accommodation in hotels Access to Rehabilitation Beer and tobacco Who was the Mesopotamian goddess of beer said to have taught the craft of brewing to human beings? Ninkasi Tenenet Inanna Tiamat Who can we thank for the Reinheitsgebot, or "Beer Purity Law," which was decreed in 1516 stating that only barley, hops, and water could be used in the brewing of beer? The law is still in effect, though with several modifications. Duke Wilhelm IV of Bavaria King Ludwig I of Bavaria King Otto of Bavaria Duke Albert IV of Bavaria In 2018, Brewdog produced a beer for dogs which was hop-free, non-carbonated beer, and contains canine-friendly B vitamins and probiotics beneficial for dogs. What was the beer called? Doggie Style Pale Ale Smuttynose's Old Brown Dog Subwoofer IPA Bone-a-Fide Pale Ale In 1620, why did the Pilgrims cut short their journey to Virginia and landed at what is now Plymouth, Massachusetts? The crew were too drunk to continue They got lost and mistook it for somewhere else The crew were threatening to abandon ship The crew were running short of beer Founded in 1829, which is the oldest brewery in the USA? Coors Anheuser-Busch Yuengling Miller Cenosilicaphobia is the fear of what? Entering a pub on your own An empty beer glass Drinking too much beer Not being able to drink beer In 2011, BrewDog produced a beer called 'The End of History'. What made this beer unique? It has a picture of Princess Diana on the beer label It has a cyanide pill incased in the packaging It comes inside a real, dead animal It comes with a death warning on the label In which country was beer was not considered to be an alcoholic beverage until 2013? Australia Russia Iceland Moldova In 1950, at the behest of the Danish government, Carlsberg Special Brew beer was created for whom? President Truman of the USA Winston Churchill King George VI Joseph Stalin Name (optional) Email Address (optional, to receive a copy of the answers) Time's up Hoppin' mad To brew, or not to brew?