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Don’t Worry, Be "Hoppy” It Is International Beer Day!

One of the world's oldest beverages is beer. In the minds of many, beer is the beverage of choice for the average working person. This cocktail tastes best when it's strong and cold. Every year, on the first Friday in August, as the end of summer approaches, we commemorate International Beer Day. August 5th is the date this year. Weekends are a time to relax, put aside our differences, and enjoy a good beer.

Beer can accomplish what politicians have been unable to do for centuries: make people like you. It brought people together for a good cause. We pause, stop what we're doing, sit down, and talk to one another over a pint or two because of our insatiable thirst for beer. Drinking beer makes it possible to agree to disagree and still walk away from friends, regardless of how pleasant or unpleasing the conversation may be. Many of the world's problems have likely been solved over a few beers by many of us.

The History Behind International Beer Day

Beer Day has its origins in the United States, specifically in Santa Cruz, California, where the art of brewing was first celebrated. In addition, it was created as a way to honor the people who work hard to make beer. Bartenders and other beer technicians soon joined in on the fun, and the day quickly grew into something bigger. Beer Day not only grew in scope but also in scale. Within a year, it had gained international acclaim and a following. Since its inception in Santa Cruz, California, in 2007, the event has taken place in 207 cities, 50 countries, and six continents. International Beer Day is a celebration of a wide range of beer-related experiences, so participants are encouraged to share their methods for brewing and consuming the beverage. Additionally, there are a variety of foods and activities associated with this fun day of celebrating brewing expertise and beverage enjoyment as well. International Beer Day's creators cited the following three reasons for the holiday's inception. To have a beer and socialize with others. To honor the people who brew and serve beer. And lastly, to celebrate all of the world's beers on the same day to bring the world closer together under the banner of beer.

Types of Beer

Ale Beer

Ale is a style of beer that is characterized by a flavor that is at once fruity, full-bodied, and sweet. Ale is created by fermenting the malt at a higher temperature than is typical for beer. Historically, this phrase referred to a beverage that was not brewed with hops. A bittering agent is often added to ale for the same reasons as malt-based beers do: to maintain freshness and strike a balance with the malt. Gruit was traditionally used to add bitterness to ale. Gruit is a blend of herbs and spices that is boiled with the wort before the fermentation process begins. Later on, hops were used as the bittering ingredient instead of gruit.If you want to try some ale, go for Lagunas Super Cluster. This mega ale is a refreshing blast in a glass, a Citra bomb that explodes on your tastebuds.

Craft Beer

A craft brewery, also known as a microbrewery, is a brewery that produces small amounts of beer, typically less than large breweries, and is frequently owned independently. Breweries of this type are generally perceived and marketed as emphasizing enthusiasm, new flavors, and diverse brewing techniques. The microbrewing movement began in the 1970s in both the United States and the United Kingdom, though traditional artisanal brewing had existed in Europe for centuries before spreading to other countries. The broader concept of craft brewing emerged as the movement grew and some breweries expanded their production and distribution. A brewpub is a pub that brews its own beer and sells it on-site.
Try Golden Road Wolf Among Weeds At 8% ABV, this classic West Coast craft beer is a balanced showcase of the majestic hop species, Humulus Lupulus. Tropical, citrusy, and dank hop notes will sneak up on you. 

Cider Beer

Cider is a popular beverage that offers a refreshing change of pace from the typically bitter and hop-heavy flavor characteristics of many different kinds of beer. You can better accommodate clients who might not be interested in drinking beer if you expand your beverage selection to include ciders. Find out everything you need to know about this refreshing beverage, including the amount of alcohol it contains, how to produce hard cider, different brands of hard cider, and the correct way to store and serve it.

We recommend Angry Orchard Crisp Hard Cider for the best experience. It tastes like you're biting into a fresh apple when you drink this cider. Culinary apples provide sweetness and acidity, while traditional cider-making apples add a dryness that results in a complex but pleasant hard cider.

Light Beer

When compared to conventional beers, light beer has a lower percentage of alcohol and fewer calories than regular beers do. Typically, light beer is a pale lager. The Coors Brewing Company was the first company to use the word in marketing, and they did so in the 1940s when they sold Coors Light for a brief period before World War II.

If you want a great taste with fewer calories, Bud Light is your beer. Bud Light has risen to the top of the beer sales charts in the United States as a result of its distinctive flavor. Bud Light's crisp, clean flavor comes from a proprietary combination of hops, barley malts, and rice, making it the best light beer.


India pale ale, also known simply as IPA, is a style of hoppy beer that falls under the umbrella of pale ale. By 1815, the style of pale ale that would later be known as India Pale Ale was already quite common in England. It would go on to gain popularity, particularly as an export beer shipped to India, which was controlled by the British East India Company until 1858, as well as other parts of the world.

You should go for Strike Brewing Screaming Hand Red for a balanced IPA. The tropical and resinous hops in Screaming Hand Imperial Amber Ale are balanced by a medium-bodied caramel malt base. Dry hopping liberally with Amarillo and Centennial hops enhances the floral and citrus aromas, resulting in an enjoyable and balanced beer.

Lager Beer

Lager beer is brewed and conditioned at a low temperature. Lagers can be light, amber, or dark in color. Pale lager is the most popular and widely available style of beer. The term "lager" comes from the German word for "storage," as the beer was traditionally stored in the same cool caves where it was fermented. In addition to cold storage maturation, most lagers use Saccharomyces pastorianus, a "bottom-fermenting" yeast that ferments at relatively low temperatures.

When it comes to the lagers, Gilly’s Lager takes the cup. Gilly's is a light, golden American lager. This beer is clean and crisp, thanks to the slight bitterness from Tettnanger hops and is refreshing for all types of beer drinkers.

Hard Seltzer

Hard seltzer, adult seltzer, mature seltzer, spiked seltzer, and hard sparkling alcohol water are all names for a type of highball drink made with seltzer (carbonated water), alcohol, and often fruit flavorings. In the United States, alcohol is typically produced by fermenting cane sugar. However, malted barley is occasionally used. Outside of the United States, hard seltzer products have been found to use either neutral spirit or fruit fermentation. The alcohol content is around 5% by volume, and the calorie content is low.

Juicefly’s recommendation for Hard Seltzer is Topo Chico Ranch Water Hard Seltzer. It is a new spiked sparkling water made with real lime juice and 100% agave for sweetness. The ABV of Topo Chico Ranch Water Hard Seltzer is 4.7 %. It's a light, refreshing twist on lime seltzer, with real lime juice and added minerals for flavor.

Gluten-Free Beer

Gluten-free beer is made with gluten-free ingredients such as millet, rice, sorghum, buckwheat, or corn (maize). Gluten intolerance, including celiac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis, is caused by a reaction to certain proteins found in grains such as barley and wheat. Glutens such as hordein found in barley and gliadin found in wheat can cause symptoms in people with these diseases. A gluten-free diet includes gluten-free beer.

Glutenberg IPA Buckwheat and Corn Beer can easily be your gluten-free pleasure. This IPA takes hops, flavor, and gluten-free brewing to new heights. The IPA has all the makings of a fan favorite. Citrus, lemon, and floral notes dominate the aromatic nose. The mouthfeel is crisp and sharp, with light caramel and hoppy flavors. It's a delicious thirst quencher.

Other than these options you can find all of the best beers in Los Angeles with snacks to accompany your beer on our menu and order them 7 days a week with the most convenient alcohol delivery service. 

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