Today is National Beer Day in the US!

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Just found out that today (April 7) is National Beer Day in the US.

It marks the day the Cullen-Harrison act had effect. This was before Prohibition (amendment 18) was repealed. Instead the Cullen-Harrison act (in traditional American tradition) worked around the amendment by redefining the amount of alcohol that legally defineds a drink as intoxicating.

Upon signing the legislation, Roosevelt made his famous remark, "I think this would be a good time for a beer."

Interestingly, the day before (April 6) is known as New Beers Eve.
Its also my birthday.
I got a beer for my birthday which I will be drinking later today. :smile:

Now I need a baseball game.
 
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My friends dad is from the US. Claimed he could drink 30+ beers in a full day of drinking. When he first came to Canada he blacked out before 15. Couldn't handle the 1% difference.

Also, makes me think of John Candy in Canadian Bacon.

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