Friday, December 5, 2008

10 great moments in beer history

December 5, 1933
The word beer comes from the Latin word 'bibere' meaning 'to drink'.
The Greek goddess of agriculture, Ceres, is the root of the Spanish word for beer, cerveza. Beer is the world's oldest and most widely consumed alcoholic beverage in the world.

December 5, 1933 was a great day in American history.
It was the day Congress ratified the 21st amendment and ended the Noble Experiment, Prohibition.

So to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the freedom to drink,
we present 10 great moments in the history of beer.


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