Top 10 beer facts Selected as the most interesting among beer related questions in Beer quiz When is Oktoberfest held?In September. The world's largest beer festival once took place in October, but was eventually prolonged and moved ahead to September to allow for better weather conditions. Today, the last day of the festival is the first Sunday in October.Created by: globalquiz.orgfestivals facts » How did the tradition of Oktoberfest start?With the royal wedding. Crown Prince Ludwig, later to become King of Bavaria Ludwig I, was married to Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen on October 12, 1810. The citizens of Munich were invited to attend the festivities held on the fields in front of the city gates to celebrate the happy royal event. Since then, Otoberfest is held at the same place every year (except for epidemics and wars).Created by: Bob Stanleyhistory of Germany facts » Kwak is a Belgian beer, traditionally served in unusual glass. Why?It was designed for coachmen. the brewery claims the glass was designed by the innkeeper Pauwel Kwak in the early 19th century for coachmen. A special shape of the glass allowed them to fix the beer to the carriage and avoid spills. Created by: Tschuka Belgium facts » What units are used to measure the bitterness of beer?IBU. The International Bittering Units scale, or simply IBU scale, is used to approximately quantify the bitterness of beer. This scale is not measured on the perceived bitterness of the beer, but rather the amount of iso-alpha acids.Created by: Ninjaialcohol facts » Where did the famous beer flood happen?London. The London Beer Flood happened on 17 October 1814 in London. A huge vat containing over 610,000 litres of beer ruptured, causing other vats in the same building to succumb in a domino effect. As a result, more than 1,470,000 litres of beer burst out and gushed into the streets, killing couple of people in the process.Created by: NinjaiLondon facts » Where does Oktoberfest, the world's largest beer festival, take place?In Munich. The Oktoberfest is not only the largest beer festival, but also the world's largest fair in general, with more than 6 million people from around the world attending the event every year. It is an important part of Bavarian culture, having been held since 1810.Created by: Daniel CainesGermany facts » Which saint is a patron of brewers?Saint Arnulf of Metz (c. 582 – 640 AD) was a Frankish bishop of Metz and advisor to the Merovingian court of Austrasia, who retired to the Abbey of Remiremont. This bishop became famous by miraculous reproduction of beer in south France. Also he is author of prayer to beer.Created by: Marcin Słyśsaints facts » What beer style "was brought back to life" by Pierre Celis, founder of the Hoegaarden brewery?Witbier. Pierre Celis was a Belgian brewer who opened his first brewery in 1966 to revive the wit beer style in his hometown of Hoegaarden. Both German Weißbier and Belgian witbier are termed "white beers" because "wheat" has the same etymological root as "white" in most West Germanic languages.Created by: Tschuka alcohol facts » Which brewery was founded by Fritz Maytag?Anchor Brewing Company. Frederick Louis "Fritz" Maytag III is the former owner of Anchor Brewing Company in San Francisco. His revival of Anchor Steam beer inspired many other brewers to follow, and he is often considered the father of modern microbreweries.Created by: Tschuka the United States facts » Which of the following is a bottom-fermented beer?Baltic Porter is a very high alcohol, sweet, robust porter that originated in the Baltic states. Baltic Porter reflects both the character of original British Porters and the character of sweeter, highly alcoholic Russian Imperial Stouts.Created by: Tschuka beverages facts » Play beer quiz and see all the questions.