Beer Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old beer quotes, beer sayings, and beer proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder.     

Kinky Friedman

Milk is for babies. When you grow up you have to drink beer.     

Arnold Schwarzenegger

He was a wise man who invented beer.     


For a quart of Ale is a meal for a King.     

William Shakespeare

You can't be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline - it helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer.     

Frank Zappa

Without question, the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. Oh, I grant you that the wheel was also a fine invention, but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza.     

Dave Barry

Beer, if drunk in moderation, softens the temper, cheers the spirit and promotes health.     

Thomas Jefferson

In a study, scientists report that drinking beer can be good for the liver. I'm sorry, did I say scientists' I meant Irish people.     

Tina Fey

Most people hate the taste of beer to begin with. It is, however, a prejudice.     

Winston Churchill

Beer may not solve your problems, but neither will water or milk.     


Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.     

Benjamin Franklin

Beer is a wholesome liquor abounds with nourishment.     

Dr. Benjamin Rush

Pretty women make us BUY beer. Ugly women make us DRINK beer.     

Al Bundy

24 hours in a day, 24 beers in a case. Coincidence?     

Stephen Wright

They who drink beer will think beer.     

Washington Irving

Fermentation may have been a greater discovery than fire.     

David Rains Wallace

The mouth of a perfectly happy man is filled with beer.     

Ancient Egyptian Saying

A little bit of beer is divine medicine.     


Give me a woman who loves beer and I will conquer the world.     

Kaiser Welhelm

Beer will always have a definite role in the diet of an individual and can be considered a cog in the wheel of nutritional foods.     

Bruce Carlton

Brewers enjoy working to make beer as much as drinking beer instead of working.     

Harold Rudolph

People who drink light 'beer' don't like the taste of beer; they just like to pee a lot.     

Capital Brewery

If you ever reach total enlightenment while drinking beer, I bet it makes beer shoot out your nose.     

Jack Handy

A bar is better than a newspaper for public discussion.     

Jim Parker

For a quart of ale is a dish for a king.     

William Shakespeare

Religions change; beer and wine remain.     

Hervey Allen

Beer makes you feel the way you ought to feel without beer.     

Henry Lawson

Give a man a beer, he'll drink for the day.Teach a man to brew, he'll be drunk the rest of his life.     

Author Unknown

Why is American beer served cold? So you can tell it from urine.     

David Moulton

There is more to life than beer alone, but beer makes those other things even better.     

Stephen Morris