Beer facts

Beers vary in the nutrients. It contains adequate amount of selenium, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, Vitamin B, chromium and biotin. It is also called liquid bread. It is an alcoholic drink which helps to prevent heart ailments such as heart attack, heart failure and stroke. It stimulates the digestion and appetite and also raises the milk flow of breast. It contains Vitamin B6 which helps to reduce the homocysteine levels.

Name Beer
Native Beer is considered as the oldest beverage that dates back to 9500 BC or early Neolithic farmed cereal which was recorded in the history of ancient Egypt and ancient Iraq.
Name in Other Languages Afrikaans: bier;
Amharic: bira;
Albanian: birrë;
Anglo-Norman: biere;
Armenian: kara choor, garejure, garejur (գարեջուր);
Arabic: beereh (biræ);
Azerbaijani: pivə, pivo, pivə;
Belarusian: piva (піва);
Basque: garagardoa;
Bengali: beer, Biẏāra (বিয়ার);
Bosnian: pivo;
Bislama (Vanuatu pidgin): bia;
Breton: bier;
Burmese: be yar (ဗီယာ);
Bulgarian: bira (Бира, бира), pivo (пиво);
Catalan: cervesa;
Chechenian: jij;
Cebuano: beer;
Chinese (Cantonese): pear zao;
Chichewa: mowa;
Chinese (Simplified): Píjiǔ (啤酒);
Corellian (Star Wars): lum;
Chinese (Mandarin): pi jiu;
Creole: bear;
Czech: pivo;
Croatian: pivo;
Dutch: bier;
Estonian: õlu, kesvamärjuke;
Esperanto: biero;
Faeroese: bjór;
Finnish: olut, pikkutekijä, kalja;
Filipino: serbesa;
French: bière;
Flemish: bier;
Frisian: bier;
Galician (Galego): cervexa, cerveja;
Gaelic: beòir, leann (lionn);
Georgian: ludi (ლუდი);
Greek: mpíra (bira), býra (μπύρα), zýthos, zýthos (ζύθος), bíra (μπίρα);
German: Bier;
Greenlandic: immaaraq;
Haitian Creole: byè;
Hausa: giya;
Hawaiian: pia;
Hindi: biyar (बियर), biyara;
Hebrew: beera;
Hungarian: sör;
Hmong Daw: npias;
Icelandic: bjór;
Indian (Tamil): Madhubaanam;
Ido: biro;
Interlingua: bira;
Indonesian: bir;
Italian: birra;
Irish (Gaeilge): beoir;
Japanese: biiru, Bīru (ビール ), Bia (ビア), Bīru (麦酒);
Kazakh: sıra (сыра);
Kalaallisut: immiaq, baaja;
Kinyarwanda: ibyeri;
Khmer: biyer (ប៊ីយេរ), Dughck;
Kiswahili: bia;
Kirundi: inzoga;
Korean: mek-ju (maek-joo), balposeong eumlyo (발포성 음료), maegju (맥주 ),
Klingon: HIq;
Kurdish: bîre;
Lao: bia (ເບຍ);
Lakota (Sioux): m’nee-pee-gah;
Latgalian: ols;
Lappish: vuola;
Latin: cerevisia, fermentum, cervisia;
Lithuanian: alus, alu;
Latvian: alus;
Luxembourgish: garejure, béier;
Luganda: bbiya;
Macedonian: pivo (пиво);
Maltese: birra;
Malay: bir ;
Maori: pia;
Manx: beer, lhune;
Mongolian: shar airag (шар айраг);
Mexican: chelas;
Navajo: bizhééʼ hólóní;
Nepali: jad, biyar;
Neo: biro;
Novial: bire;
Norse: aul;
Old English: ealu, beor;
Occitan: cervesa, bièra;
Persian (Farsi): ab’jo;
Panama: pinta;
Pig Latin: eer-bay;
Pidgin: bia;
Portugese: cerveja;
Polish: piwo;
Punjabi: bir sharab;
Querétaro Otomi: cerveza;
Quechua: sirbisa ;
Romansch: gervosa, biera;
Romanian: bere;
Rheto-Rumansch: biera;
Russian: Pivo (Пиво);
Samoan: pia;
Serbian: pivo;
Sardinian: birra;
Sinhalese: Bire;
Sesotho: jwala;
Slovenian: pivo;
Slovak: pivo;
Somali: biir;
Slovene: pivo;
Southern Sotho: jwala;
Somalian: khamri;
Swahili: pombe, bia;
Spanish: cerveza;
Tagalog (Philippines): serbesa;
Tamil: Tōppi  (தோப்பி), Madhubaanam;
Tajik: pivo (пиво);
Tatar (or Tartarian): sira, bira;
Telugu: Bīru (బీరు);
Tetum: serveja;
Tok Pisin: bia;
Thai: bia, Beīyr̒ (เบียร์),Thī̀ k̄hāy beīyr̒ (ที่ขายเบียร์);
Tongan: pia;
Turkmen: piwo, piwa;
Turkish: bira;
Tswana: bojalwa;
Twi: bee-ye;
Uzbek: pivo;
Ukrainian: pyvo (пиво), pivo, slabkyy alkoholʹnyy napiy (слабкий алкогольний напій);
Vietnamese: bia;
Volapük: bil, hodabir, bir, vuitabir;
Welsh: cwrw;
Xhosa: ibhiye;
Yucatec Maya: k’áaj ja’;
Yiddish: bir;
Zulu: utshwala
Color Light
Taste Bitter
Varieties/Types
  • Pale ale
  • Stout
  • Mild
  • Wheat
  • Lambic
  • Lager
Major Nutritions Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) 0.164 mg (12.62%)
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 1.826 mg (11.41%)
Carbohydrate 12.64 g (9.72%)
Phosphorus, P 50 mg (7.14%)
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.089 mg (6.85%)
Choline 36 mg (6.55%)
Vitamin B9 (Folate) 21 µg (5.25%)
Magnesium, Mg 21 mg (5.00%)
Fluoride 157.4 µg (3.94%)
Selenium, Se 2.1 µg (3.82%)
Health Benefits
  • Anti-cancer activity
  • Lowers cardiovascular ailments
  • Density of bones
  • Treats diabetes
  • Prevents anemia
  • Hypertension
  • Anti-aging activity
  • Gallstones
  • Prevent dementia
  • Digestion
  • Osteoporosis
  • Lowers stress
  • Diuretic properties
  • Gastrointestinal health
Calories in 1 can (356 gm) 153 Kcal.
Traditional uses
  • It treats insomnia.
  • The warm beer helps to slow nervous system if taken before sleep.
Precautions  
  • It may cause drunkenness.
  • It should be taken in limited amounts.
  • Side effects such as flushing, blackouts, trouble controlling emotions, confusion, loss of coordination, seizures, trouble breathing, low blood sugar, drowsiness, hypothermia, vomiting, diarrhea, bleeding, irregular heartbeat etc. could be experienced.
  • Long use might cause alcohol dependence, memory loss, malnutrition, liver failure, heart problems, mental problems and inflammation.
  • It should not be used by the pregnant women and breastfeeding women.
  • It causes the heart failure.
Other Facts
  • Beer is the second popular drink in the world.
  • Beer is free of fat.
  • During middle ages, people prefer beer than water.
  • The beer is paid to alcoholics in Amsterdam for cleaning streets.
  • In Africa, beer is also prepared from bananas.
  • The recipe for beer was made by Sumerians before 4000 years.