Beer Quotes, Sayings, Captions

These beer quotes pay tribute to all types of brews—from golden, refreshing lagers to tangy, hoppy ales.

You can use these sayings and captions in many ways. Here are just a few fun ideas to get you started:

  • Wall art for your beer pong party.
  • Use as a slogan for your beer league softball team (t-shirts, banners, etc.).
  • Caption your best beer photos on social media.
  • Or just taunt your beer snob friends with these lines at happy hour!

    Delicious beer quotes

    Let’s begin with ten of our favorite beer quotes and sayings. Put your beer goggles on and proceed.

    Top 10 best beer quotes

    1.) Ah, beer. The cause of and the solution to all of life’s problems.
    Homer Simpson

    2.) 24 hours in a day, 24 beers in a case. Coincidence?
    Stephen Wright

    3.) Beer makes you feel the way you ought to feel without beer.
    Henry Lawson

    4.) There is nothing in the world like the first taste of beer.
    John Steinbeck

    5.) Whoever drinks beer, he is quick to sleep, whoever sleeps long, does not sin, whoever does not sin, enters Heaven! Thus, let us drink beer!
    Martin Luther

    6.) Well, I never met a beer I didn’t drink. And down it goes.
    Norm Peterson, Cheers

    7.) It takes beer to make a thirst worthwhile.
    German saying

    8.) Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder.
    Kinky Friedman

    9.) Beer needs baseball, and baseball needs beer—it has always been thus.
    Peter Richmond

    10.) Beer will get you through time of no money better than money will get you through times of no beer.
    Freddie Freak

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    Funny beer quotes

    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

    Give a man a beer, waste an hour. Teach a man to brew, and waste a lifetime!
    Bill Owen

    Beer is the Danish national drink, and the Danish national weakness is another beer.
    Clementine Paddleford

    It only takes one drink to get me drunk. The problem is I can never remember if it is the 12th or 13th.
    George Burns

    Englishmen are like their own beer: Frothy on top, dregs on the bottom, the middle excellent.

    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

    Abstainer: a weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure.
    Ambrose Bierce

    I went on a diet, swore off drinking and heavy eating, and in fourteen days I lost two weeks.
    Joe E. Lewis

    Humorous beer sayings

    Beer is the center of everything. Everything revolves around beer. When you drink beer, everything revolves. Therefore beer is the center of everything.
    University of Waterloo Engineers

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

    Sometimes when I reflect back on all the beer I drink I feel ashamed. Then I look into the glass and think about the workers in the brewery and all of their hopes and dreams. If I didn’t drink this beer, they might be out of work and their dreams would be shattered. Then I say to myself, “It is better that I drink this beer and let their dreams come true than be selfish and worry about my liver.
    Jack Handy

    An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools.
    Ernest Hemingway

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    Beer one-liners

    The problem with the world is that everyone is a few drinks behind.
    Humphrey Bogart

    It’s beer thirty somewhere!

    I look like the kind of guy who has a bottle of beer in my hand.
    Charles Bronson

    You’re not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on.
    Dean Martin

    What contemptible scoundrel has stolen the cork to my lunch?
    W.C. Fields

    An alcoholic is someone you don’t like who drinks just as much as you do.
    Dylan Thomas

    There are more old drunks than there are old doctors.
    Willie Nelson

    Time is never wasted when you’re wasted all the time.
    Catherine Zandonella

    Beer: So much more than just a breakfast drink.
    Whitstran Brewery sign

    Beer has food value, but food has no beer value.

    One more drink and I’d be under the host.
    Dorothy Parker

    A woman drove me to drink and I didn’t even have the decency to thank her.
    W.C. Fields

    I don’t think I’ve drunk enough beer to understand that.
    Terry Pratchett

    Henry Lawson beer quote

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

    Reality is an illusion that occurs due to the lack of alcohol.
    W.C. Fields

    Great beer bellies are made, not born.

    I am very picky about my people and my beer.
    Shelby Lynne

    When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.
    Henny Youngman

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

    Everybody has to believe in something. I believe I’ll have another beer.
    W.C. Fields

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    Short beer quotes

    He was a wise man who invented beer.

    Beer, it’s the best damn drink in the world.
    Jack Nicholson

    I’m gaining weight the right way: I’m drinking beer.
    Johnny Damon

    I have respect for beer.
    Russell Crowe

    Work: The curse of the drinking classes.
    Oscar Wilde

    A little bit of beer is divine medicine.
    Paracelsus, Greek physician

    They who drink beer will think beer.
    Washington Irving

    Beer… a high and mighty liquor.
    Julius Caeser

    Beer is made by men, wine by God.
    Martin Luther

    I work until beer o’clock.
    Stephen King

    It’s a fair wind that blew men to ale.
    Washington Irving

    Drinking is bad taste but tastes good.
    Franklin P. Adams

    History flows forward in rivers of beer.

    Beer is an improvement on water itself.
    Grant Johnson

    Good people drink good beer.
    Hunter S Thompson

    Tis hard to tell which is best: music, food, beer or rest.

    Fermentation and civilization are inseparable.
    John Ciardi

    Beer that is not drunk had missed its vocation.
    Meyer Breslau

    Stephen Wright beer quote

    Beer toasts, cheers

    Here’s to long life and a merry one.
    A quick death and an easy one.
    A pretty girl and an honest one.
    A cold beer — and another one!
    Irish Toast

    Life, alas, is very drear. Up with the glass! Down with the beer!
    Louis Untermeyer

    May your glass be ever full. May the roof over your head be always strong. And may you be in heaven half an hour before the devil knows you’re dead.
    Irish Toast

    He that drinketh strong beer and goes to bed right mellow, lives as he ought to live and dies a hearty fellow.

    There are two reasons for drinking:
    one is when you are thirsty, to cure it;
    the other, when you are not thirsty,
    to prevent it.
    Thomas Love Peacock

    Oh, lager beer! It makes good cheer, And proves the poor man’s worth; It cools the body through and through, and regulates the health.

    Back and side go bare, go bare,
    both foot and hand go cold;
    but, belly, God send thee good ale enough,
    whether it be new or old.
    Bishop John Still

    Beer and drinking toasts

    Our lager,
    Which art in barrels,
    Hallowed be thy drink,
    Thy will be drunk,
    (I will be drunk),
    At home as I am in the tavern.
    Give us this day our foamy head,
    And forgive us our spillages,
    As we forgive those who spill against us,
    and lead us not to incarceration,
    But deliver us from hangovers,
    For thine is the beer,
    The bitter and the lager,
    Forever and ever,
    The Beer Prayer

    Mother’s in the kitchen washing out the jugs,
    Sister’s in the pantry bottling the suds,
    Father’s in the cellar mixing up the hops,
    Johnny’s on the front porch watching for the cops.
    Prohibition song

    Drink! for you know not when you came, nor why;
    Drink! for you know not why you go, nor where.
    Omar Khayyan

    You from within our glasses, you lusty golden brew, whoever imbibes takes fire from you. The young and the old sing your praises. Here’s to beer, here’s to cheer, here’s to beer.
    Bedrich Smetana

    Say for what were hopyards meant.
    Or why was Burton built on Trent?
    Oh many a peer of English Brews
    Livelier liquor than the muse,
    And malt does more than Milton can
    To justify God’s ways to man.
    Ale, man, ale’s the stuff to drink
    For fellows whom it hurts to think.
    A.E. Housman

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    Famous beer quotes

    Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.
    Benjamin Franklin (misquote about wine)

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

    Prohibition makes you want to cry into your beer and denies you the beer to cry into.
    Don Marquis

    A meal of bread, cheese and beer constitutes the perfect food.
    Queen Elizabeth I

    I learned early to drink beer, wine and whiskey. And I think I was about 5 when I first chewed tobacco.
    Babe Ruth

    I’ve only been in love with a beer bottle and a mirror.
    Sid Vicious

    The culture of the hop… so analogous to the culture and uses of the grape, may afford a theme for future poets.
    Henry David Thoreau

    Give my people plenty of beer, good beer and cheap beer, and you will have no revolution among them.
    Queen Victoria

    Beer he drank—seven goblets. His spirit was loosened. He became hilarious. His heart was glad and his face shown.
    The Epic of Gilgamesh

    Beer does not make itself properly by itself. It takes an element of mystery and of things that no one can understand.
    Fritz Maytag

    It is my design to die in the brew-house;
    let ale be placed to my mouth when I am expiring,
    that when the choirs of angels come,
    they may say, ‘Be God propitious to this drinker.’
    Saint Columbanus

    Well-known beer sayings

    Many battles have been fought and won by soldiers nourished on beer.
    Frederick the Great

    Instead of water we got here a draught of beer…a lumberer’s drink, which would acclimate and naturalize a man at once—which would make him see green, and, if he slept, dream that he heard the wind sough among the pines.
    Henry David Thoreau

    When I die, I want to decompose in a barrel of porter and have it served in all the pubs in Dublin. I wonder would they know it was me?
    J.P. Donleavy

    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

    Always remember that I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me.
    Winston Churchill

    When I heated my home with oil, I used an average of 800 gallons a year. I have found that I can keep comfortably warm for an entire winter with slightly over half that quantity of beer.
    Dave Barry

    Homer Simpson beer quotes

    • Oh, Lisa, you and your stories: Bart’s a vampire, beer kills brain cells. Now let’s go back to that… building… thingie… where our beds and TV… is.
    • You must love this country more than I love a cold beer on a hot Christmas morning.
    • Ah, beer, my one weakness. My Achille’s heel, if you will.
    • Does whisky count as beer?
    • I’m gonna drink lots of beer and stay out all night.
    • All right, brain. You don’t like me and I don’t like you, but let’s just do this and I can get back to killing you with beer.
    • A woman is like beer. They look good, they smell good, and you’d step over your own mother just to get one!
    • Now son, you don’t want to drink beer. That’s for Daddies, and kids with fake IDs.
    • I would kill everyone in this room for a drop of sweet beer.
    • Ah, good ol’ trustworthy beer. My love for you will never die.
    • Marge, send the kids to the neighbors. I’m coming home loaded.
    • Homer no function beer well without.

    Brett Kavanaugh beer quotes

    Yes, we drank beer. My friends and I. Boys and girls. Yes, we drank beer. I liked beer. Still like beer. We drank beer.
    Supreme Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh

    I drank beer with my friends. Almost everyone did. Sometimes I had too many beers. Sometimes others did. I liked beer. I still like beer…
    Supreme Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh

    Beer quotes from presidents

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

    I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts, and beer.
    Abraham Lincoln

    Some people wanted champagne and caviar when they should have had beer and hot dogs.
    Dwight D. Eisenhower

    I think this would be a good time for a beer.
    Franklin D. Roosevelt (after signing his New Deal followed by the repeal of Prohibition)

    But, then again, there’s never a bad day for a beer and a weisswurst.
    President Barack Obama (on having the G7 summit in Bavaria)

    Viking beer quotes and sayings

    Too much ale and a man’s heart is laid open for all to see.
    The Saga of Olaf Haraldsson

    Often a night of song and beer
    has caused men unhappiness;
    it’s sometimes caused their death,
    it’s sometimes gotten them cursed.
    Drunkenness has caused untold sorrows.

    Don’t mess with ale if you are weak. A clear head is good company. Drink is a dangerous friend.
    Hávamál or Sayings of the High One (Words of Odin)

    A foolish man misuses his mouth—
    he talks too much, or says nothing.
    As soon as he gets a drink,
    he’ll say anything he knows.
    Hávamál or Sayings of the High One (Words of Odin)

    Praise day at even, a wife when dead, a weapon when tried, a maid when married, ice when ’tis crossed, and ale when ’tis drunk
    Hávamál or Sayings of the High One (Words of Odin)

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    Beer quotes from movies

    A hangover is God’s way of telling you he’s jealous you had a good time.
    Ted (from the movie Ted)

    Ted: Hey Johnny, while you’re up, grab me a beer, huh?
    John: Oh yeah, a coupla’ Charles Brew-Kowskis?
    Ted: Yes, a Brew-stoy-ovski would be nice right about now.
    John: Maybe a Mike Brew-ga-slow-ski?
    Ted: Perhaps a Ted Kazyn-brewski?
    From the movie Ted

    This is grain, which any fool can eat, but for which the Lord intended a more divine means of consumption… Beer!
    Friar Tuck, in the film Robin Hood, Prince of Thieves

    From songs

    There’s damsels in distress out there, and we got all this beer.
    Jimmy Buffett

    Whiskey’s too tough, Champagne costs too much, Vodka puts my mouth in gear. I hope this refrain, Will help me explain, As a matter of fact, I like beer.
    Tom T. Hall

    I’m seein’ the road that I travel. A road paved with heartaches and tears. I’m seein’ the past that I’ve wasted. While watchin’ bubbles in my beer.
    Willie Nelson

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    From books and literature

    A quart of ale is a dish for a king.
    William Shakespeare, A Winter’s Tale

    I am sure of this, that if everybody was to drink their bottle a day, there would be not half the disorders in the world there are now. It would be a famous good thing for us all.
    Jane Austen

    I would give all my fame for a pot of ale and safety.
    William Shakespeare, Henry V

    “Did you ever taste beer?”
    “I had a sip of it once.,” said the servant.
    “Here’s a state of things!”! cried Mr. Swiveller …
    “She never tasted it — it can’t be tasted in a sip!
    Charles Dickens

    Stay with the beer. Beer is continuous blood. A continuous lover.
    Charles Bukowski

    Keep your libraries, your penal institutions, your insane asylums… give me beer. You think man needs rule, he needs beer. The world does not need morals, it needs beer… The souls of men have been fed with indigestibles, but the soul could make use of beer.
    Henry Miller

    There is an ancient Celtic axiom that says ‘Good people drink good beer.’ Which is true, then as now. Just look around you in any public barroom and you will quickly see: bad people drink bad beer. Think about it.
    Hunter S. Thompson

    Beer proverbs

    The church is near, but the road is icy.
    The bar is far away, but I will walk carefully.
    Russian proverb

    One drink is just right, two are too many, three too few.
    Spanish saying

    Do not cease to drink beer, to eat, to intoxicate thyself, to make love, and celebrate the good days.
    Ancient Egyptian saying

    A fine beer may be judged with only one sip, but it’s better to be thoroughly sure.
    Czech Proverb

    Blessed is the mother who gives birth to a brewer.
    Czech Saying

    The mouth of perfectly happy man is filled with beer.
    Egyptian proverb

    Wherever beer is brewed, all is well—wherever beer is drunk, life is good.
    Czech proverb

    Whoever serves beer or wine watered down, he himself deserves in them to drown.
    Medieval plea for pure libations

    Wine is but single broth, ale is meat, drink, and cloth.
    English Proverb

    Beer lover sayings

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

    If you guys are going to be throwing beer bottles at us, at least make sure they’re full.
    Dave Mustaine

    From man’s sweat and God’s love, beer came into the world.
    Saint Arnoldus

    You sit back in the darkness, nursing your beer, breathing in that ineffable aroma of the old-time saloon: dark wood, spilled beer, good cigars, and ancient whiskey—the sacred incense of the drinking man.
    Bruce Aidells

    God made yeast, as well as dough, and loves fermentation just as dearly as he loves vegetation.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Or merry swains, who quaff the nut-brown ale, and sing enamoured of the nut-brown maid.
    James Beattie

    Beer is good quotes

    There can’t be good living where there is not good drinking.
    Benjamin Franklin

    There is no such thing as a bad beer. It’s that some taste better than others.
    Bill Carter

    Not all chemicals are bad. Without chemicals such as hydrogen and oxygen, for example, there would be no way to make water, a vital ingredient in beer.
    Dave Barry

    Note, that yeast of good Beer, is better then that of Ale.
    Kenelm Digby

    Never underestimate how much assistance, how much satisfaction, how much comfort, how much soul and transcendence there might be in a well-made taco and a cold bottle of beer.
    Tom Robbins

    The roots and herbes beaten and put into new ale or beer and daily drunk, cleareth, strengtheneth and quickeneth the sight of the eyes.
    Nicholas Culpeper

    But leave me to my beer! Gold is dross, love is loss, so if I gulp my sorrows down, or see them drown in foamy draughts of old nut-brown, then I do wear the crown, without the cross!
    George Arnold

    Thirstily he set it to his lips, and as its cool refreshment began to soothe his throat, he thanked Heaven that in a world of much evil there was still so good a thing as ale.
    Rafael Sabatini

    Beer quotes about life

    Life is too short to drink cheap beer.

    Let a man walk ten miles steadily on a hot summer’s day along a dusty English road, and he will soon discover why beer was invented.
    Gilbert K. Chesterton

    What care I how time advances, I am drinking ale today.
    Edgar Allan Poe

    Nothing ever tasted better than a cold beer on a beautiful afternoon with nothing to look forward to than more of the same.
    Hugh Hood

    God has a brown voice, as soft and full as beer.
    Anne Sexton

    A good local pub has much in common with a church, except that a pub is warmer, and there’s more conversation.
    William Blake

    [I recommend]… bread, meat, vegetables and beer.
    Sophocles (His philosophy of a moderate diet)

    Here with my beer I sit, while golden moments flit: alas! They pass unheeded by: and as they fly, I, being dry, sit idly sipping here, my beer.
    George Arnold

    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

    More beer sayings about life

    There is only one game at the heart of America and that is baseball, and only one beverage to be found sloshing at the depths of our national soul and that is beer.
    Peter Richmond

    I have fed purely upon ale; I have eat my ale, drank my ale, and I always sleep upon ale.
    George Farquhar

    Ideally, brewers interpret history, and through science they create art.
    Don Spencer, Silver City Brewery

    We old folks have to find our cushions and pillows in our tankards. Strong beer is the milk of the old.
    Martin Luther

    I want a beer. I want a giant, ice-cold bottle of beer and shower sex.
    Nora Roberts

    Isn’t beer the holy libation of sincerity? The potion that dispels all hypocrisy, any charade of fine manners? The drink that does nothing worse than incite its fans to urinate in all innocence, to gain weight in all frankness?
    Milan Kundera

    Beer wisdom

    Beer before liquor, never been sicker; liquor before beer, you’re in the clear.

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

    Beer’s intellectual. What a shame so many idiots drink it.
    Ray Bradbury

    A man who lies about beer makes enemies.
    Stephen King

    It was beer, not fire, that Prometheus stole from the gods and brought to man.
    Tim Powers

    A warm beer is still a good beer, despite what modern country singers say.
    A.D. Aliwat

    Across the troubled maelstrom of time, people always need a beer.
    Ellen Kushner

    Beer captions

    Use these short captions for all your social media posts, including Instagram, tumblr, and Pinterest. Don’t forget to include a funny beer quote in your Whatsapp status. Good for a laugh!

    • Life is brewtiful
    • It’s beer time!
    • I wish you were beer.
    • Check out my six pack.
    • With duct tape and a beer I can fix anything.
    • This beer is making me awesome.
    • My blood type is beer.
    • Bucket list: Beer. Ice.
    • Tonight’s forecast: 100% chance of beer.
    • It’s beer o’clock.
    • This gal needs a beer.
    • Keep calm and drink beer.
    • Save water, drink beer.
    • I’m gonna need another beer to wash down this beer.
    • Two beer or not two beer.
    • It’s my beer-th day!
    • Beer, eat, sleep, repeat.
    • Hold my beer.
    • When beer goes in, wisdom comes out.
    • Save the ales!
    • Beer babe.
    • Surviving fatherhood one beer at a time.
    • Beer drinker with a fishing problem.
    • Good people drink good beer.
    • I don’t always drink beer… oh wait, yes I do.

    Beer commercials, slogans for captions

    • When you say Budweiser, you’ve said it all.
    • For all you do, this Bud’s for you.
    • It’s Miller time!
    • If you’ve got the time, we’ve got the beer
    • Tastes great, less filling.
    • Old Milwaukee. Taste as great as its name.
    • Wassup?!
    • Guinness Is Good For You.
    • The Silver Bullet
    • The Beer That Made Milwaukee Famous.
    • Schaefer… The One Beer to Have When You’re Having More Than One.
    • Head for the Mountains
    • From the land of sky blue waters.
    • The champagne of bottled beer
    • Here’s to good friends, tonight is kind of special.

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