International Beer Day
Beer, a non-distilled alcoholic beverage made with barley grains, owes its origin to chance, since the Sumerians left out a barley bread that when wet with the rain and later dried with the heat and the sun with wild yeasts (restless microorganisms that transform sugar into alcohol from the wind) fermented; With the passage of time, new ingredients have been added, thus generating different types of beers. In Mexico the production of beer comes with the Conquest, historical data reveal that the first beer production company was established in 1542 called Brazeria, although it did not achieve the growth it expected since the population preferred to consume pulque, brandy or cane wine; However, lovers of this drink did not give up and were gradually gaining followers until this drink is one of the most popular in our country. Beer is not only a drink that makes you happy, dizzy and disfigured; Also with a moderate intake can provide you with some medical benefits such as:
- Reduction of the occurrence of kidney stones
- Improved digestion
- Improved memory
- Helps with depression and stress
- Strengthening bones
- Prevention of heart attacks
Worldwide the main festivals dedicated to this ancient drink are:
It takes place since 1810 in the City of Munich, Germany and begins in mid-September and ends in early October. It is the most popular and largest festival on the planet. This year it will be held from September 17 to October 03
It takes place during the 2nd weekend of August in Qingdao City, China and is considered the most important beer festival in Asia. It began as a celebration of the City's 100th anniversary of birth in 1991.
It takes place in the City of Brussels, Belgium is presented as "the celebration of its common heritage, of its character as a nation", this year it will be held from 02 to 04 September
It takes place in the City of London, England since 1977 and is the perfect setting to show the wide variety of British beers, will take place from August 9 to 13
It is held in the city of Pilsen, Czech Republic to commemorate the birth of the beer that bears the same name; will be held from 03 to 05 October
It has been held in Denver, Colorado since 1982 and although it has little time, it has established itself as one of the most important events in the United States, it will take place from October 06 to 08 The popularity of this drink has generated that it is dedicated one day a year during the month of August; we are still a little confused, Since some say that it is the 5 others that it is the 7, the surprising thing about this year is that it falls on the weekend, so what do you think that this year we do not celebrate only one day, but that we celebrate the whole weekend!