April 7th, National Beer Day, honors the day when the first brewery opened in the United States.

Answer: False.

National Beer Day honors the day on which beer was once again legalized in the U.S. after Prohibition (1920-1933). The Eighteenth Amendment, which passed in 1919 and took effect in 1920, prohibited the sale, transportation, and production of alcohol. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Cullen-Harrison Act in March 1933, which allowed low-alcohol beverages like beer to be made and sold in the U.S. (Hard liquor was still outlawed until the Volstead Act passed in December of 1933). The Cullen-Harrison Act took effect on April 7 of that year. Happy National Beer Day!

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