Today is National Beer Day, and the date actually isn't random. On April 7th, 1933, FDR took the first major step toward ending Prohibition and signed a law that would allow people to brew and distribute beer in the U.S.

Anyway, maybe today would be a good occasion to have a beer. What's that? You were going to drink 10 of them anyway? Well that's lucky timing.

A survey in honor of the holiday asked people who drink beer how many they put down during the average week.

65% have one to four beers a week, 18% have around one beer a day, 12% have more like two or three a day, and 5% put down more than 21 beers a week, which means an average of more than three a day.

Top Fun Facts About Beer

  • It is now the official drink of the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • Some people won't drink anything but microbrews.  We call these people "insufferable."
  • Smashing an empty can against your forehead is a fun way to let others know you're unemployed.
  • It's been around so long that the first DUI was given to a guy on a chariot.
  • It's also known as "ale," "suds," or "Uncle Fred's Dancing Fuel."
  • Empty beer cans and bottles make up about 60% of the contents in Scott Baio's shopping cart.
  • The size of your beer can pyramid is inversely proportional to the size of your house.
  • People who brew their own beer will generally let you know about it within five minutes of you meeting them... just like Vegans and Crossfitters.
  • It's usually stronger in Europe, much like their B.O.
  • It's the second most popular depressant in America, behind "This Is Us".

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