Happy National Drink Beer Day!

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Prost! Salut! Gān Bēi! Bottoms up! It's National Drink Beer Day! It may be hard to believe but the best way to celebrate this holiday is by drinking beer. Crack open a cold can, pop the top on a frosty bottle, tap a keg... All you have to do today is enjoy a beer, any beer. Whether you drink it from a can, bottle, pint glass, yard or stein, order up a beertail or eat it, this entire day is dedicated to honoring beers of all types. While we could easily rattle off a list of beers we think you should try, we feel you should try some of the beer cocktail and beer-focused food recipes listed below.

Cheers!

Beertails

Light, crisp and refreshing, the Light Apple is a combination of Angry Orchard Crisp Apple Hard Cider and Sam Adam's Light beer. Enjoy one while snacking on Fried Peanuts with Asian Flavors.

Another great combination of beer and cider, Mike's Full Moon is made with Mike's Hard Lemonade and Blue Moon Belgian White.

El Ayudacal is a beertail made with Pacífico, lime juice and agave nectar. Pair it with Mini Burgers & Crispy Onion Rings.

An departure from the norm, this Black Velvet recipe features stout beer and champagne. Try one while eating Maple-Glazed Peanuts & Bacon.

Food Recipes

A great start to National Drink a Beer Day lunch or dinner, Wisconsin Beer Cheese Soup is rich and creamy. Find the recipe here.

For a delicious end to National Drink a Beer Day dinner, try Chocolate Beer Cake.