Back in the Bronze Age (roughly 3000 to 1000 BC), beer ingredients included fruits and cereals. (Chapter Two, Max Nelson)
To date, the Brewers Association has classified more than 140 different styles of beer. (Chapter One, Mark W. Patterson and Nancy Hoalst-Pullen)
IPA stands for India Pale Ale, a kind of beer that originated in the 1600s and was the preferred drink by British colonists in Tropical India. (Chapter 12, Jake E. Haugland)
From June 2012 to May 2013 there were close to a million geocoded beer tweets sent. (Chapter 17, Matthew Zook and Ate Poorthuis)
Midwestern states are more likely to tweet about beer while wine-related tweets generally come from northern and central California, Oregon and Washington, where wine is grown in the region. (Chapter 17, Matthew Zook and Ate Poorthuis)
Geography Of Beer: How A Bubbly Brew Took Over The World
Hooray for beer!