Beer Fact #14 – Brew in Review Matt April 4, 2022 More Beer Beer Fact #14 Friday, 12 December 2014 Vikings would consume aul (AKA “ale”) prior to battle and then run in, often without armor or a shirt. “Berserk” is Norse for “bare shirt,” so this is where we get the term from: Vikings drinking too much beer and going into battle half naked. See all beer facts. Share this: Facebook Twitter Google Tumblr Reddit Like this: Like Loading… Related Leave a Reply Cancel reply Beer of the Month August 2016 – Beer of the Month – Akasha Brewing Company Medusa’s Element Saison Hop of the Month Let’s Talk Hops August 2016 – Pride of Ringwood Hop Profile Recent Posts A Tough Brew Day August 8, 2016 4 Pines Pale Ale – Beer Review August 6, 2016 Let’s Talk Hops August 2016 – Pride of Ringwood Hop Profile August 3, 2016 August 2016 – Beer of the Month – Akasha Brewing Company Medusa’s Element Saison August 1, 2016 July 2016 – State of Brew July 31, 2016 My Tweets Popular Posts Kona Brewing Co Big Wave Golden Ale – Beer Review Crafty Dan Micro Brewery 13 Guns – Beer Review Why is it Called IPA? Archives Select Date August 2016 July 2016 June 2016 May 2016 April 2016 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 Categories Select CategoryBeer AdventuresBeer FactsBeer of the MonthBeer ReviewsBeer Styles Ale Reviews Amber Ale Reviews American Pale Ale Reviews American Wild Ale Reviews Belgian Ale Reviews Berliner Weisse Reviews Bitter Reviews Brown Ale Reviews California Common Reviews Double IPA Reviews English IPA Reviews ESB Reviews Golden Ale Reviews IBA Reviews IPA Reviews Lager Reviews Pale Ale Reviews Pilsner Reviews Porter Reviews Rauchbock Reviews Rye IPA Saison Reviews Stout Reviews Summer Ale Reviews Tripel Reviews Witbier ReviewsBeer Thoughts Conversion Beers Drinking Naming Conventions Pub Culture Social Conventions Style NotesBreweries 3 Ravens 4 Pines Akasha Brewing Company Baird Beer Big Island Brewhaus Birra Del Borgo Black Dog Brewery Boatrocker BrewDog Bridge Road Brewers Bridgeport Brewing Bright Brewery Brooklyn Brewery Burleigh Brewing Co Collaboration Colonial Brewing Company Crafty Dan Micro Brewery Day of the Dead De Dochter van de Korenaar Deschutes Brewery Exit Brewing Feral Brewing Co Firestone Walker Flying Dog Goodieson Brewery Karl Strauss Killer Sprocket Kona Brewing Co La Sirene Lucky Labrador Mash Brewing Co Maui Brewing Co Mikkeller Moon Dog Mornington Peninsula Brewery Mountain Goat North Coast Brewing Nøgne ø Oakham Ales Panhead Custom Ales Pints Pirate Life Brewing Quantum Brewing Co Red Hill Brewery Rogue St. Peter’s Brewery Sweet Water Brewing Company Temple Brewing Company Tempo To Øl Tooborac Brewery Victory Brewing Co Yeastie Boys Yo-Ho Young Henry’sBrewery VisitsCountry Australia Belgium Denmark England Israel Italy Japan Mexico New Zealand Norway Scotland U.S.A.Funny Beer NamesHome Brew Home Brew Methods Hop Profiles Online toolsRecipesState of Brew Related Posts Conversion Beers 6 – Belly full of steam – Brew in Review Bridge Road Brewers Chestnut Pilsner – Beer Review – Brew in Review New home brew tools, and a new home brew recipe! – Brew in Review About The Author Matt Hey! I'm Matt and I love beer. Brewing beer is an excellent hobby. I'd love to hear what you like or dislike about home brewing. Hit me up.