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Budweiser Beer Trivia Questions and Answers

Beer Trivia quiz questions with answers about the King of Beers, Budweiser.

 

Budweiser Beer Trivia Questions and Answers

What is Budweiser?
A: It is a pale lager produced by Anheuser–Busch.

When was Budweiser introduced?
A: In 1876 by Adolphus Busch from St. Louis, MO.

Budweiser has grown to become one of the "what" beers in the United States?
A: Highest selling.

The beer is available in how many markets worldwide?
A: Over 80.

Due to a trademark dispute, they can't always do so under what name?
A: Budweiser.

"Bud" is made with up to 30% what in addition to hops and barley malt?
A: Rice.

Budweiser is produced in various breweries located where?
A: Around the world.

 

It is a filtered beer available in what forms?
A: Draught and packaged.

Adolphus Busch left Germany for the United States in what year?
A: 1857.

Where did he settle?
A: In St. Louis, Missouri, where he eventually established his own brewing supply house.

Adolphus met and married who there?
A:  Lilly Anheuser.

Lilly’s father, Eberhard Anheuser, owned a small what?
A: Bewery that had been making lager beer for some time.

In 1864, Busch partnered with his father in-law to form what?
A:  The company that would eventually become the Anheuser-Busch Company.

Busch traveled extensively in Europe to observe and study the latest what?
A: Brewing techniques.

 

Anheuser-Busch was the first American brewery to do what?
A: Pasteurize their beer.

Pasteurization greatly improves the what?
A: Shelf-life and transportability of beer.

In the mid-1800s, most Americans preferred what?
A: Robust, dark ales.

Busch had encountered lighter lager beers during his travels and began brewing a what?
A: A light Bohemian lager.

Anheuser-Busch introduced this lager in 1876 under what brand name?
A: Budweiser.

Budweiser and Anheuser-Busch had two decades of growth, before the onset of what?
A: Prohibition in 1920.

Anheuser-Busch had to retool their line of products to do what during prohibition?
A: Survive.

 

They sold a low alcohol "near beer," brewer's yeast, Malt extract, and other raw materials that could be used for what?
A: Home brewing.

During prohibition, the palate of the beer consumer had changed due to the popularity of what?
A: Sweeter homemade and bootlegged brews.

Growth was limited by economic conditions in the Great Depression, but thanks in part to the introduction of "what" in 1936, Budweiser’s sales began to climb again?
A: The metal can.

After World War II, Budweiser and Anheuser-Busch entered into an era of what?
A: Rapid growth.

August A. Busch Jr. became president of Anheuser-Busch in 1946 and began the creation of what?
A: A national network of breweries.

A new brewery was opened in Newark, New Jersey in what year?
A: 1951.

It was the first of how many breweries to open over the next 25 years?
A: Nine.