Although the name has Germanic roots, beer, one of the oldest human-created beverages, has been around for at least 7000 years, dating back to ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia. It then spread all across the world, including to Europe, where beer has been brewed for the past 5000 years. After a production boost from the Industrial Revolution, beer has moved from a domestic beverage to a global industry, with billions of gallons sold annually.
Every bar owner should keep their customers in mind with every decision they make. One of the most important decisions a bar owner can make is what drinks they stock. If you’re unsure about what’s most important, take a look at these top 20 drinks.