Beer Fact Friday: Beer Can Appreciation Day

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Happy Beer Can Appreciation Day, seekers of beer knowledge. On this day in 1933, Krueger’s Finest Beer, made by the Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company in Newark, New Jersey, became the first beer ever sold in cans. It didn’t take long for other breweries to jump on board: By 1969, canned beers were outselling bottled beers in the U.S., and they’re still the most popular package for beer today.

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