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International Beer and Pizza Day

Celebrate International Beer and Pizza Day with the perfect combo - delicious pizza, cold beer, and great company!
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October 9
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Let's raise a glass and celebrate International Beer and Pizza Day on October 9! This day is an ode to two of the world’s favorite snacks, beer and pizza. And why not? After all, these delicious treats have been around for centuries; in fact, archaeologists have found evidence that suggests people were eating pizza as far back as 4th century BC! So what better way to show your love for both than by celebrating this special day?

History of International Beer and Pizza Day

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International Beer and Pizza Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>6000 BC</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Known Beer</div><div class='timeline-text'>In what is now Iran, archaeologists have discovered pottery jars that show evidence of beer fermentation dating back to 6000 BC.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>19th Century BC</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Early Pizza Concept</div><div class='timeline-text'>Sardinians were making a form of leavened bread resembling pizza known as 'plakous', referenced in an Ancient Greek poem dated to the 19th Century BC.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1889</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Birth of Modern Pizza</div><div class='timeline-text'>The world's first true pizza, topped with mozzarella cheese, tomatoes, and basil (representing the colors of the Italian flag), was created by Raffaele Esposito in Naples, Italy.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1933</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>End of Prohibition</div><div class='timeline-text'>With the end of Prohibition in the United States, beer became legally available, leading to the growth and dominance of American breweries.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1987</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Craft Beer Brewery</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first American craft brewery, the New Albion Brewing Company, opened its doors, marking the beginning of the craft beer revolution in the U.S.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2016</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Observation of Holiday</div><div class='timeline-text'>The inaugural International Beer and Pizza Day was celebrated around the world, driving culinary creativity and community connection through the enjoyment of two universally loved treats.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate International Beer and Pizza Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Throw a pizza and beer party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite all your friends over for an afternoon of pizza and beer. Make sure to provide plenty of different types of beer, a variety of pizzas, and some fun party games.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Visit a brewery</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take a tour of your local brewery and learn more about the brewing process. Many breweries also offer food such as pizza, making it the perfect way to celebrate International Beer and Pizza Day.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Attend a beer and pizza pairing event</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Many restaurants or breweries host beer and pizza pairing events throughout the year. Check out local event listings to see if there are any events near you to attend.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Brew your own beer</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>If you’re feeling adventurous, why not try your hand at home brewing? Pick up a home brewing kit from your local homebrew shop and get started on crafting your own beers.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Make your own pizza</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Making homemade pizza is easier than you think! All you need is some dough, sauce, cheese, and your favorite toppings. Put on some music, grab a few drinks, and have fun creating delicious pizzas with friends.</p></div></div>

Why We Love International Beer and Pizza Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Beer and pizza are the ultimate comfort food</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Nothing beats the classic pairing of beer and pizza. Whether you're eating it while watching a movie at home or celebrating with friends, this delicious combination is sure to bring some much needed comfort and joy. Plus, the endless flavor combinations mean that there's something for everyone!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Beer and pizza are an easy party meal</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Having a get together? Beer and pizza are always a great choice - they're easy to make in large batches and are crowd pleasers, no matter what type of gathering you're having. Plus, they can be served hot or cold so you don't have to worry about keeping them warm in the oven all night!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Beer and pizza are affordable options</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Having beer and pizza doesn't have to be expensive. With coupons, online ordering, and delivery apps, it's easy to get your favorite pie and brews without breaking the bank. So go ahead and order up some deliciousness today - your wallet won't mind!</p></div></div>

5 Bubbly Facts for International Beer and Pizza Day

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>1</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Pizza is consumed at an incredible rate globally</h3><p class='facts-content'>Approximately 5 billion pizzas are consumed worldwide annually. Whether it's deep dish, thin crust, or stuffed crust, pizza has universal appeal making it a widely celebrated food around the world.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>2</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>October is both National Pizza Month and National Beer Month</h3><p class='facts-content'>In addition to hosting International Beer and Pizza Day, October is also recognized in the United States as National Pizza Month and National Drink Beer Month. A month-long celebration indeed!</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>3</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>There are more than 20,000 brands of beer in the world</h3><p class='facts-content'>With over 180 beer styles and more than 20,000 brands of beer in the world, there's a brew suited to every palate. This extensive variety ensures that there's always something new to try.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>4</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>The world’s longest pizza was over a mile long</h3><p class='facts-content'>In 2016, Italy set the record for the world's longest pizza. Measuring over 1.15 miles in length, the monstrous pie was baked in Naples and was topped with classic ingredients like mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>5</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>The craft beer industry contributes significantly to U.S. Economy</h3><p class='facts-content'>According to the Brewers Association, the craft beer industry contributed $79.1 billion to the U.S. Economy in 2018, providing jobs and supporting local communities. This highlights the importance of breweries beyond just the delightful flavors they produce.</p></div></div>

International Beer and Pizza Day FAQs

When is International Beer and Pizza Day?

International Beer and Pizza Day is celebrated on October 9th every year. In 2024 International Beer and Pizza Day will occur on a Wednesday.

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