Beer Facts You Should Know As You Enjoy A Cold One In Nairobi

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So it’s the weekend and it’s all about beer when you’re in Nairobi. You probably love a cold one or two, but how well do you really know your favorite brew? Sit back, relax and sip on these weird beer fact when you’re at your Nairobi kalocal. 


When you think all the beer is gone 

That fear of an empty beer glass is called cenosillicaphobia. (Say that three times after a few pints). 


Beer Facts Nairobi


Ati uko na hangie leo tu

Believe it or not, a Scotsman drank 60 pints of beer and had the world’s longest hangover which lasted for 4 weeks. 


Beer is not just your fave

Somehow, in a weird way, slugs also like beer. 


Will work for beer 

This is actually true in Amsterdam. Alcoholics are paid in beer, cigarettes and some money to clean streets. 


Beer Facts Nairobi


Bebana na hali yako 

Fun fact : Finland has a Wife Carrying competition where first price is the wife’s weight in beer. 


Going bananas 

If you didn’t already know, there’s an African beer brewed from bananas. Sound tasty to you? 


Beer building blocks 

What can 1 million bottles of Heineken and a local beer do? Well, they were used to build the Wat Pa Maha Chedi Kaew temple in Thailand. 


Beer Facts Nairobi


The Nigerian connection 

Weirdly enough, more Guinness is drunk in Nigeria than in its birthplace Ireland.  


Beer politics 

Apart from just loving beer in general, political parties in Argentina have their own brands of beer. 


Seeing is believing 

On a more inspiring note, Japan has found a way to help blind people enjoy beer also. Beer cans have braille on them so that they can’t confuse them with soft drinks. 



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