Most often, food-related holidays (think National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day on May 15, or National Corned Beef Hash Day on September 27) are little more than marketing stunts and social media ploys. But National Beer Day, observed on April 7, is different. It marks the anniversary of the Cullen-Harrison Act, the first step toward repealing Prohibition that allowed Americans to purchase beer no stronger than 4.05% ABV. Celebrate how far we’ve come with a boozy DIPA, or crack open an easy, low-ABV session beer. Either way, use it as an excuse to start your weekend early.
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A Guide to the Best Warm-Weather Beers
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Defining Craft Beer’s Most Popular Enigma, the Juicy DIPA
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