People in different countries may enjoy drinking different drinks when they go to the bar but they all have one thing in common, the toast, cheers, salute - whatever the name, the idea of clinking and raising glasses in celebration is something shared around the world.
This infographic from Learn 2 Serve takes a look at the custom of toasting around the world with explanations on the difference ways in which people celebrate with their beer.
There’s 10 different countries listed on the infographic from the Chinese Gan Bei to the Brazilian Saude and L’chaim in Israel.
It’s an interesting look at different customs and will put you in good standing in the local bar if you’re heading to any of the places on the list.
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