How To Say 'Beer' Everywhere In Europe (PHOTO)

If you try to order a beer at a bar in the Czech Republic, the bartender might not know what you're talking about. There, the stuff is called pivo. But before you chalk it up to a language barrier, consider that plenty of non-English-speaking countries use a cognate for the word "beer," like bier (Germany) or bierra (France).

Other countries use different words altogether. Check out how "beer" is said across Europe in the map below, which was made by Scotland-based Feòrag NicBhrìde. Who knows, it might come in handy during your next trip abroad.

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