April 7 is National Beer Day.
The holiday is intended to commemorate the signing of a law in 1933 that took the first steps towards ending the prohibition of alcoholic beverages in the United States.
Dr. Cory Emal is a professor from Eastern Michigan University's Fermentation Science Program. He says it's a pretty new holiday.
"It was literally started by a guy on Facebook, like 9 years ago who said hey, we ought to have a holiday this day," says Emal.
Emal says many people have also started celebrating the day before National Beer Day as well and have dubbed it "New Beers Eve."
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