The 27th of October is American Beer Day.
It is a day to celebrate American-brewed beer.
In the recent past, there has been a revival of diversity and craftmanship in American brewing with the explosion in craft breweries.
What is the first American beer you ever had? What is your favourite American beer now?
As of 2019, American consumer beer preferences were:
Super Premium & Premium: 12.5%
Have you ever tried brewing your own beer at home?
Would you ever have beer with a gourmet dinner, or only with bar- or bbq-style food?
See also: Beer, The Myth of Weak American Beer, Bavarian Beer Purity Law Day, Beer Day Britain, Lager Day, National Beer Day, International Beer Day, Arnold of Soissons, Patron Saint of Belgian Brewers, International Women’s Collaboration Brew Day
- Buy an American-brewed beer today;
- try an American beer you haven’t tried before;
- book a tour of a brewery;
- have dinner with friends at a local craft brewery;
- buy a keg of American beer and invite friends over;
- try cooking with beer, maybe in a fish batter;
- and since it’s October, you may wish to check out some pumpkin beers while you’re at it.
The earliest print mention that CooksInfo is aware of for an “American Beer Day” in October dates from 2001 in Pennsylvania:
“October: 27: American Beer Day” — A partial list of a year’s worth of days to celebrate. State College, Pennsylvania: Centre Daily Times. Sunday, 7 January 2001. Page 8C, col. 5.
The sources given were www.dailyglobe.com, www.bluemountain.com, and http://library.thinkquest.org/2886/index.htm
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