The Czech Republic has long been known for having the highest beer consumption per capita, but recently people have been trading quantity for quality.
For the first time in history, sales of 11 degree and 12 degree have overtaken sales of over lower quality beers. Degrees refer to a beer’s density due to malt sugar content before brewing. This affects the alcohol content as well as the flavor and body of the beer.
Ten degree and lower beers are considered by connoisseurs to be watery and less robust, but due to the lower alcohol content, more volume can be consumed at any one time.
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