Food Quiz

Beer

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1. Beer is one of the world's oldest (alcoholic) beverage. The earliest known chemical evidence of beer dates to circa ...

The earliest known chemical evidence of beer dates to circa 3500-3100 BCE (in the Zagros Mountains of western Iran).

2. Beer can be brewed with all sorts of starch-based material, most commonly with ...

Beer is brewed most commonly with malted barley.

3. Which is NOT a typical process / stage in the brewing process?

Distillation is not a process of brewing (but of producing distilled beverages).

4. How much calories (kcal) are in 500 ml of beer (Pils)?

500 ml Beer (Pils) have 210 kcal (42 kcal / 100 ml).

5. Brewer's yeast is used as a dietary supplement for its content of ...

Brewer's yeast is a good source of Vitamin B.

6. According to the "Bavarian Purity Law" (Bayerisches Reinheitsgebot), beer may only water, hops and malt. When was it inducted?

The "Bavarian Purity Law" was inducted on 23 April 1516 by William IV in Ingolstadt (Bavaria, Germany).

7. Which region of the world has the highest brewery density (inhabitants per brewery)?

The small region of Upper Franconia ("Oberfranken") in Bavaria has with over 200 breweries (5.511 inhabitants per brewery) the highest brewery density of the world.

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