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In the 14th Century children were baptised in cider, it was cleaner than the water!

courtesy of NACM

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Antioxidants are present in lots of things but the ones in beer, which are plentiful, are more readily absorbed than those in red wine and food.

Courtesy of Beer Genie

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The record for the most people toasting – wine glasses raised – at the same venue was set by 26,564 visitors to Albufeira beach in Portugal on New Year's Eve. Cheers!

thanks to Random Wine Facts

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Whisky is worth £4 billion a year to the Scottish economy. It is one of the country's biggest exports, coming second to the oil and gas industry, and it employs the same number of people as the universities in Scotland.

Verso Economics, Kirkcaldy

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Beer was used to treat over 100 illnesses in Egypt, 1600 BC.

courtesy of Hoppy Brewing

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The dark green wine bottle was an English invention, the work of Sir Kenelm Digby (1603-1665), a polymath and diplomat.
thanks to Chapel Down

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Chiswick-based brewery Fuller's produces 62 million pints a year.

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The reason that European beer steins traditionally have lids dates back to the days of the plague – drinkers didn't want the deadly bugs to fall in their beer.

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The Egyptian pyramids were built on beer. Stonecutters, slaves and public officials were paid in a type of beer called "Kash"

thanks to Beer Genie

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Farm workers' wages in earlier times included four pints of cider a day.

courtesy of NACM