This Graphic Shares Little-Known Facts on Beer Drinking & Making

 - Nov 30, 2013
References: visual.ly & foodbeast
The ’22 Toastable Facts About Craft Beer’ infographic shares some interesting facts about beer.

When drinking beer, the graphic notes that a beer’s color comes from its malt content, which can range from very light to dark. Although it is commonly used, the shaker pint is one of the worst glasses for beer tasting, while a snifter is the best choice to serve an ale in.

Aside from the enjoyment of drinking beer, there there are health benefits to drinking it too, such as from the "isohumulones" in hops and the silicon content, which helps to strengthen bones. Despite these health benefits for humans, the graphic bears a warning for home brewers that hops are poisonous to pets.

Some of the beers that are gaining popularity are session, sour and barrel-aged beers.