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14 Facts That Will Make You Want To Grab A Beer Right Now

Get ready to have your minds blown. And don't forget to check out the Season 2 premiere of Brew Dogs, airing June 25 at 9|8c on Esquire Network!

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3. Allegedly, the word "bridal" originates from 19th-century England, when men would take their pals out for a final "bride ale" the day before the wedding.

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But others say it comes from when a bride would serve a special "Bride Ale" to her wedding guests, in exchange for money and wedding gifts. However, some say none of this is true at all.

5. Apparently the phrase "wet your whistle" comes from England as well. Pub patrons were served in mugs with whistles baked right into the rim. When the bartender heard the magic sound, it was time for a refill.

6. Scientist Louis Pasteur studied beer and fermentation, which not only helped us understand the brewing process, but also led to the invention of pasteurization and treatments for smallpox and polio.

11. A beer has kinda technically been made in space. Yes... space.

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Sapporo Space Barley Beer was brewed with barley that was 100% grown in space for five months. Only 250 six-packs were sold, with the proceeds going to charity.

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