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National Beer Can Appreciation Day

Raise a can to National Beer Can Appreciation Day - grab your favorite brew, pop the top, and cheers to the art of craft beer!
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January 24
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Raise a glass and celebrate National Beer Can Appreciation Day on Jan. 24! This day has been around since the late 1970s, when it was first created to recognize the unique design of beer cans and to promote recycling efforts. It's also a great opportunity to savor your favorite brew (responsibly) while enjoying time with friends or family.

History of National Beer Can Appreciation Day

National Beer Can Appreciation Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1810</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Invention of the Tin Can</div><div class='timeline-text'>In 1810, British merchant Peter Durand invented the tin can, which paved the way for canned beverages.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1935</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Beer Can by Krueger</div><div class='timeline-text'>Krueger Brewing Company partnered with the American Can Company to release the first canned beer in America on January 24, marking the inaugural National Beer Can Appreciation Day.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1959</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Introduction of the Pull-Tab</div><div class='timeline-text'>Ernie Fraze invented the pull-tab method of opening beer and soda cans, which became popular, though it was later replaced due to environmental concerns.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1975</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Debut of the Stay-On Tab</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Falls City Brewing Company introduced the stay-on tab, a new method to open cans that was safer and more environmentally friendly. It is still used today.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2010s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Craft Beer Movement</div><div class='timeline-text'>The craft beer movement sees many small breweries choosing cans over bottles for their products, citing better preservation of beer flavor and increased environmental benefits.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Beer Can Appreciation 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'>Brew your own beer</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather some supplies, get a good home brewing kit and get to work on crafting your very own beer. Learning the art of brewing is a great way to appreciate the can.</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'>Host a beer tasting party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite friends over for an evening of beer tasting. Provide a variety of beers for them to try and have each person vote on their favorite. The winner takes home a six pack of their favorite brew.</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'>Buy one, get one free</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Visit your local store and take advantage of any promotional offers for Beer Can Appreciation Day, such as buy one, get one free deals.</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'>Attend a beer fest</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Check out what's going on in your area for Beer Can Appreciation Day, such as attending a beer festival or participating in a local pub crawl.</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'>Create a beer can art display</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Empty out some cans, clean them up and create an impressive display with the cans you have collected over time. Get creative and make something unique for your wall or mantle.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Beer Can Appreciation 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'>Beautiful beer can design</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Many craft brewers put as much effort into designing their cans as they do creating the perfect beer inside. From bright colors and eye-catching illustrations to creative typefaces, there are countless awesome beer can designs out there that make National Beer Can Appreciation Day worth celebrating!</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'>Versatile & convenient</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Cans of beer are incredibly versatile and convenient. You can take them camping, tailgating or on a picnic for an instant party wherever you go. Plus, they're easier to recycle than bottles - so once you've enjoyed your cold one, don't forget to toss it in the appropriate recycling bin!</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'>Microbrews and craft beers</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Cans of beer not only look great but they also provide the perfect way to enjoy unique flavors from microbrewers and craft brewers around the world. So whether you're partial to IPAs, lagers or stouts, there's a perfect canned brew out there just waiting for you to enjoy!</p></div></div>

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When is National Beer Can Appreciation Day?

National Beer Can Appreciation Day is celebrated on January 24 every year. In 2024, it will occur on a Wednesday.

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