On a whim, a group of friends decided to express their gratitude and invent an excuse to celebrate their favorite beverage. And that's how the International Beer Day, which is celebrated on August 5, was born. How will you celebrate?
And finally, like all holidays that harken good will to all, it's important, organizers say, to show your appreciation to the folks who brew and deliver the liquid amber.
"So write a note, leave a tip, make a call, or just say thanks, but make sure your brewers and bartenders know that you love them."
Theirs isn't the only beer appreciation day around. In the US, New Beer's Eve celebrated its 78th anniversary this year to mark the end of a 14-year dry spell when the Prohibition era drew to a close April 7, 1933.