The worlds strongest beer is 'Samuel Adams' Triple Bock, which has reached 17% alcohol by volume. To obtain this level, however, they had to use a champagne yeast.
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!
The best selling brand in the Western Hemisphere outside of the United States is Brahma, brewed in Sao Paolo, Brazil.
Belgium has over 400 individual beer brands
Cenosillicaphobia is the fear of an empty glass