In the mid 70's, Australians were the 3rd biggest beer drinker in the world. (behind Germany and Belgium). In the late 90's, they don't even get into the top ten!
Cenosillicaphobia is the fear of an empty glass
Guiness was originally brewed in Dublin, Ireland
Attila the Hun was suspected of suffocating from a bloody nose after passing out from alcohol at his 'bachelor party'.
Belgium has over 400 individual beer brands