APRIL 7, 2014 – NATIONAL BEER DAY – NATIONAL COFFEE CAKE DAY

So today is National Beer Day. I must have missed the memo.

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NATIONAL BEER DAY

Beer is one of the world’s oldest prepared beverages, possibly dating back to 9500 BC when cereal was first farmed.  It was found recorded in the written history of ancient Iraq and ancient Egypt.

As the world’s most widely consumed  alcoholic beverage, beer has it’s special day in it’s honor on National Beer Day which is celebrated annually on April 7th.  Celebrate National Beer Day as you choose with a pint of pale ale, mild ale, lager, stout, or maybe a wheat beer.

Following water and tea, beer is the third most popular drink overall.

NATIONAL BEER DAY HISTORY

On April 7, 1933, President Franklin Roosevelt took the first step toward ending Prohibition and signed a law that allowed people to brew and sell beer, in the United States, as long as it remained below 4.0% alcohol by volume (ABV).  Beer drinkers celebrated and were happy to…

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