5 fun facts about National Beer Day
April 07 celebrates our country’s long history of drinking Beer!
These 5 facts will leave your friends impressed:
- The Beercan debuted in the year 1933: The first beer was canned in Newark New Jersey, by Krueger Brewing Co. The Krueger special Beer had just a 3.2% ABV because that was the legal limit at that time.
North Dakota is the top beer consumption state. North Dakotan’s consume more beer in comparison to any other state. As per 24/7 wall street, residents of North Dakota drank an average of 43.6 gallons of beer in 2013. New Hampshire and Montana came in second and third place.
America’s largest craft brewery is Yuengling. This East cost brewery has been keeping beer drinkers satisfied since 1829. Boston Beer, Sierra Nevada, New Belgium, and Gambrinus round out the top 5.
Schlitz created the brown bottle. In 1911 the Milwaukee brand created the brown bottle. This was done in order to hinder the light so beer stays as fresh as possible.
7.3 million liters of Beer is served at Oktoberfest. In 2015, Germans and tourists from around the world drank that much during the celebration. Oktoberfest initially started as a festival celebrating the 1810 marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig.