national beer day EMU Professor Talks About National Beer Day By Taylor Pinson • Apr 6, 2018 Wikimedia Commons 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. National Beer Day: Two EMU Fermentation Experts Talk About The Continued Growth In Beer Brewing By Lisa Barry • Apr 7, 2017 Lisa Barry Hoppy Beer Day! 89.1 WEMU’S Lisa Barry spoke with Eastern Michigan University professors Dr. Cory Emal and Dr. Gregg Wilmes, who co-founded the Fermentation Science program at EMU about the science behind the beer-making process. Listen Listening... / 8:56 Listen to the full interview.