International Beer Day 2016
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Time has arrived for the beer lovers to celebrate the IBD, confused? Or Hangover? It’s International Beer Day. This day is celebrated as International Beer Day from 2007 which was founded in Santa Cruz, California.
There is an Anonymous saying that “Beauty lies in the hands of the beer holder.” Earlier it has started and grown as the small local event in western United States and now this is celebrated across the world in 207 cities, 50 countries and 6 continents.
One this eve of International Beer Day, specifically they had declared three things to follow on this day.
- Gather with Friends, enjoy the taste of beer.
- Time to celebrate who serves the beer and responsible for brewing.
- Unite the world under the name of Beer and celebrating the beers in all the nations together on a single day.
On this day participants are encouraged by giving the “gift of beer” by buying each other drinks. This expresses the gratitude towards the bartenders, brewers others. This also suggests the participants to move out of their domestic/locally brewed comfort zone and get the sample of beer from another culture.
International Beer day is celebrated initially in the local bars, and now this is expanded and became the worldwide event. These celebrations are done in the United States and apart from this, the festival is celebrated in the other countries like Australia, Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Costa Rica, England, France, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, and Venezuela.
Earlier from 2007 to 2012, International Beer day is celebrated on August 5, later the founders took a poll from the fans and chose to move the holiday to the first Friday in August.
Check these sayings from the famous celebrities
“Milk is for babies. When you grow up, you have to drink beer”. – Arnold Schwarzenegger.
“I’m an old-fashioned guy… I want to be an old man with a beer belly sitting on a porch, looking at a lake or something.” – Johnny Depp.
“I have respect for beer.” – Russell Crowe.
“Reality is an illusion that occurs due to lack of alcohol”. – Anonymous.
“Beer, Now there’s a temporary solution”. – Homer Simpson
“He was a wise man who invented beer”. – Plato
Know the Facts about the Beer which you are not aware:
- The very first beer recipe was written by the Sumerians 4,000 years ago.
- Light makes beer go bad.
- Ancient Babylonians were the first to brew beer.
- George Washington brewed his beer in Mount Vernon.
- In the Middle Ages, beer was considered safer than the water because of the alcohol.
- One of the moon’s crater is named Beer.
24 Hours in a day! 24 Beers in a Case! such a coincidence. Enjoy the beer! Happy International Beer Day. Cheers!!