Small Infographics: Beer Since 2012 | About Big Beer
"The mouth of a perfectly happy man is filled with beer" - ancient Egyptian saying.
History Of Slovak Brewery
- Brewers Guild, Bardejov. 15th-17th century: Expansion of beer production. 1450: The king Matej Karvin ordered the renowned beer from Bardejov for his wedding.
- Tax on beer. 19th century, 1850.
- Breweries: Topolcany, Šariš, Hurbanovo. 20th century, 1964, 1967, 1969: The capacity of the Hurbanovo Brewery was 1.2 million hectoliters, the most in Slovakia.
Facts about beer
- Beer is made out of 4 basic ingredients: malt; hops; yeast and water.
- Yeast is one of the ingredients in brewing beer responsible for producing carbon dioxide.
- Ethanol is a liquid component of beer. Its concentration depends on the kind of beer.
- Protection from cardiovascular diseases.
- Protection from kidney stones.
- Regulation of blood pressure.
- It is estimated that 40.000 kinds of beer exist.
- Slovak record in drinking 1 liter of beer - 3.07 sec. Record is entered in the Book Slovak Records.
- Hops can grow up to 30 cm. in one day.
Beer strength and measurement
- Until recently, the rate of the beer strength was based on this measurement.
- 10%, 12%, 14% - the ratio of extracted substances from malt and hops which are transferred during the brewing process to the mash.
- Lager. Measurement according to the new legislation: 1) Draught beer - 8.00 to 10.99%; 2) Lager - 8.00 to 10.99%; 3) Special 0 over 13%; 4) Porter - minimum of 18%.
Top Slovak beers of 2012
- Category: Light beers (until 10%): 1) Corgon; 2) Martiner; 3) Šariš.
- Category: Light beers (until do 12%): 1) Corgon; 2) Stein; 3) Topvar.
- Category: Dark beers: 1) Zlatý Bažant; 2) Steiger 11°; 3) Šariš.
Beer production in Slovak breweries
- 2002 - 4.8 mil. hectoliters.
- 2003 - 4.67 mil. hectoliters
- 2004 - 4.12 mil. hectoliters
- 2005 - 3.96 mil. hectoliters
- 2006 - 3.80 mil. hectoliters
- 2007 - 3.67 mil. hectoliters
- 2008 - 3.56 mil. hectoliters
- 2009 - 3.28 mil. hectoliters
- 2010 - 3.11 mil. hectoliters
- 2011 - 3.05 mil. hectoliters
Beer prices and consumption in Slovakia
- In 2002 (per person) - 94 liters.
- In 2010 (per person) - 70 liters.
- Average price in Slovakia - 1l. = 1 €.
- In 1989, you could buy 1268 bottles of beer in the amount of your salary. (cca 105 € = 3170 Sk.)
- In 2010, you could buy 1261 bottles of beer in the amount of your salary. (cca 769 € = 23167 Sk.)
- Average beer prices by regions. The statistics provides an average price of 12% draught beer: : 1) Žilina region - 0.97€/1l.; 2) Prešov region - 0.96€/1l.; 3) Košice region - 0.96€/1l.; 4) Banska Bystrica region - 0.99€/1l.; 5) Nitra
region - 0.98€/1l.; 6) Bratislava region - 1.13€/1l.; 7) Trnava region - 1.06€/1l.; 8) Trencín region - 0.97€/1l.
* Values and the result comes from the ratio of price/number of samples. Data - www.kamnapivo.sk - source #2.
Beer in Europe
- Who drinks the most beer in Europe (data are calculated - liter/per person): 1) Czech Republic - 1593 l.; 2) Germany - 109.6 l.; 3) Austria - 106.2 l.
- The biggest beer exporters in Europe (data are in thousands of hectoliters): 1) Netherlands; 2) Germany; 3) Great Britain.
Countries with the largest expansion of beer market
- China - +39.7%.
- Brazil - +8.3%.
- Russia - +7.1%.
Infographic by: Data vinci - www.datavinci.sk | The processes data were accessed on freely available sources. They are not a result of one group | Sources: http://www.slovenskepivo.sk/o-pive/historia; http://www.kamnapivo.sk/
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