Beer Can Appreciation Day
Beer Can Appreciation Day is celebrated on January 24th. How are you celebrating Beer Can Appreciation Day this year?
By Shira Kogut on Jan. 24, 2017
In honour of the beer can’s creation over 80 years ago, we celebrate:
Beer Can Appreciation Day!
Why? Well let’s get into some beer facts.
Did you know: The original beer cans did not have a pop top? Beers used to be opened with a tool called a Church Key. It wasn’t until 1963 that our modern day pull-tabs were invented.
Imagine trying to can-open your way into your 6th or 7th beer of the night back in the day—what a pain!? I guess that’s why they invented Crowlers, a big 32 ounce can, poured on site, and meant to keep beer fresh when you take it home.
Celebrate Beer Can Appreciation Day:
As if you needed an excuse to crack a nice cold brew. But on this day in particular it’s a great excuse to drink a can of your favourite beer. The question is…if you didn’t post about it on social media, did it really happen? #BeerCanAppreciationDay
This is also a great opportunity to start a beer can wall collection. Growing up my dad had a Coke can collection. The whole neighborhood knew about it and he had cans from all over the world. Beer cans have some pretty beautiful art and awesome designs, so use today to start your collection.
More ways to show your beer can appreciation:
- Gift a beer can cake to someone expecting a little minion
- Make some chocolate porter cupcakes or literally try any of these delicious beer-infused recipes
- Make beer can chicken
- Get crafty, make some beer can art
- Inspire your artistic side with these awesome beer can designs
Happy Beer Can Appreciation Day! If you’re choosing not to celebrate, read these articles instead:
You’re Invited: JustBeer’s ‘Cowboy Crusher’ Stampede Launch Party
Looking forward to Stampede? SO ARE WE! So let’s get fired up for this year’s Stampede in style with Craft Beer Market and Parallel 49. It’s going to be a blast, and there’s a trip to Vancouver to be won…
Calgary International Beerfest After Party 2018
Keep the party going after Beerfest is over! The official Calgary International Beerfest After Party takes place at the Big 4 Roadhouse at Calgary Stampede park. The parties feature talented musical acts JJ Shiplett and The Dudes with DJ Burchil finishing off each evening’s entertainment.
10 Breweries Every Calgarian Needs to Visit During YYC Craft Beer Week
#YYCBeerWeek runs from June 3 – 9, 2019. Here is everything you need to know about Calgary’s Craft Beer Week, YYC Beer Week events, and ten amazing Calgary breweries you must check out.
8 Seattle Breweries to Visit During Seattle Craft Beer Week
From May 9 – May 19, 2019 is Seattle Beer Week. Here’s a list of events and Seattle-based breweries you need to check out during Seattle’s craft beer week.