April 7th marks National Beer Day in the US, a day which is celebrated due to the Cullen-Harrison Act going into effect back in 1933 on this very date.

The Cullen- Harrison Act made the selling of low-alcoholic beverages like beer and wine in the United States legal again.

National Beer Day is actually celebrated on a different date in other countries, for example, in the UK it is celebrated on June 15th.

Two take away pints of Guinness seen on St. Patrick’s Day in Dublin city center as public events in Ireland were cancelled due to Level 5 Covid-19 lockdown. On Wednesday, 17 March 2021, in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

When is National Beer Day in the US?

National Beer Day in the US is celebrated on April 7th as that is the date the Cullen- Harrison Act went into effect back in 1933.

The act was signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 22nd 1933, and upon signing, the President said: “I think this would be a good time for a beer.”

The Cullen- Harrison Act allowed for the legal sale of low-alcohol beer (and wine), following the Prohibition which had occurred in the US from 1920 to 1933.

10 Best National Beer Day memes

As is always the way, people have taken to Twitter to share memes and gifs about National Beer Day and talk about their love of the beverage.

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