International Beer Day "first Friday of August 2017"

  • International Beer Day (IBD) is a celebration on the first Friday of every August founded in 2007 in Santa Cruz, California.
  • Since its inception, International Beer Day has grown from a small localized event in the western United States into a worldwide celebration spanning 207 cities
  • 50 countries and 6 continents, Specifically, International Beer Day has three declared purposes:
  • 1. To gather with friends and enjoy the taste of beer.
  • 2. To celebrate those responsible for brewing and serving beer.
  • To unite the world under the banner of beer, by celebrating the beers of all nations together on a single day.
  • From 2007 through 2012, International Beer Day was celebrated on August 5. After International Beer Day 2012.
  • The founders took a poll of fans and chose to move the holiday to the first Friday in August.
  • International Beer Day began as a celebration at the founders’ local bar, but has since expanded to become a worldwide event.

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