Carlsberg was founded in 1847 by the then 24-year-old Jacob Christian Jacobsen. Today there are about 100 breweries distributed in the approximately 150 countries where the beer goes to purchase.Â Jacobsen’s brewery interest arose when his father had previously worked in the same area.Â When his father died in 1835 he took over the brewing and when the mother died, he inherited the brewery, and a large sum of money was to be invested in the founding of Carlsberg.Â To enjoy a Carlsberg with good company and good food, I’m probably not alone, so therefore we offer here at ten facts you should know about the Danish Ã¶ljÃ¤tten!
10 Facts you probably did not know about Carlsberg
01)Â Â Carlsberg was founded in the wholeÂ 17 yearsÂ before the popular beerÂ Heineken.Â In your face, Dutch!
02)Â Â BeforeÂ Adolf HitlerÂ and other Nazis took the swastika and its meaning contained CarlsbergÂ logoÂ just a swastika.Â This, however, chose the company toÂ removeÂ the logo in connection with Nazism grew larger.
03)Â Â Despite the fact that the founder did not have any experience in theÂ researchÂ felt Jacobsen to the industrialization of Ã¶lbryggarprocessen should be based onÂ scienceÂ andÂ research.Â InÂ 1875Â he launched because â€œCarlsberg Laboratory,” which in a scientific way, would bring out the absolute best bryggartekniken.Â To top it all, in fact the department has developed a pair ofÂ ground-breakingÂ discoveries, including whatÂ the pHÂ should be in the beer for best results.Â Today, almostÂ allÂ the world’s brewing in the world of performance from “Carlsberg Laboratory”.
04)Â Â A whole bunch of famous people have visited the brewery in Copenhagen.Â Some of these includeÂ Queen Elizabeth II,Â Winston ChurchillÂ and Russian cosmonautÂ Yuri Gagarin, just to name a few.
05)Â Â Carlsberg is one of the worldâ€™s five largestÂ beer brands, with the entireÂ 46,000 employeesÂ worldwide.
06)Â Â InÂ 2014Â produced Ã¶ljÃ¤tten entireÂ 120 million hectoliters ofÂ beer.
07)Â Â Carlsberg owns approximatelyÂ 500Â different beer brands around the world.Â FourÂ of theÂ 15Â largest beer in Europe is owned by just the Danes founded the company.
08)Â Â ApproximatelyÂ 100 employeesÂ in the company isÂ onlyÂ focused on the research, fermentation, ingredients and brewing techniques.
09)Â Â The total length of theÂ shelvesÂ in the Carlsberg archives amount to the entireÂ three kilometers, where aboutÂ 300,000 photographsÂ documenting the company’s history.
10)Â Â Beer is good forÂ your hair, just because it contains so muchÂ B vitaminsÂ (honestly, have you seen an alcoholic with a bad hair sometime?), But did you know that Carlsberg also has released its ownÂ shampoo?