International Beer Day

Happy International Beer Day everyone! International Beer Day is a celebration on the first Friday of every August founded in 2007 in Santa Cruz, California. Since IBD has started in 2007, it has grown from a local size event to a worldwide celebration. According to Wikipedia, IBD has 3 main purposes:

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  1. To gather with friends and enjoy the taste of beer
  2. To celebrate those responsible for brewing and serving beer
  3. To unite the world under the banner of beer, by celebrating the beers of all nations together on a single day

People are encouraged to buy each other drinks on this day to give the “gift of beer.” So when you go out today, be sure to buy someone a beer!