December 10 – National Lager Day

National Lager Day

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Facts on Lager 

  • Lager is a bottom fermented, lightly hoped beer originally brewed in Germany, lager is aged under refrigeration for 6 weeks to 6 months.
  • Lager is a type of beer that is fermented and conditioned at low temperatures.
  • Lager brewing displaced ale brewing in Bohemia in the period from 1860 to 1870.
  • The rise of lager was entwined with the development of refrigeration.
  • The most common lager in worldwide production is the pale lager.

National Bean Day – January 6

National Bean Day 

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Facts on Beans 

  • Beans come in different shapes, sizes and colors.
  • The are over 40,000 varieties of beans in the world.
  • Beans are nutritious and contain fiber, are ow in fat, high in complex carbs, have folate and iron.
  • Beans are one of the longest cultivated plants.
  • Beans are used in snacks, foods, and even desserts.

November 8 – National Harvey Wallbanger Day

National Harvey Wallbanger Day

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Facts on Wallbangers

  • A Harvey Wallbanger is a mixed drink made with vodka, Galliano, and orange juice.
  • The Harvey Wallbanger was invented in 1952 by three-time world champion mixologist Donato ‘Duke’ Antone (Paolantonio).
  • The Harvey Wallbanger was brought to international prominence by then Galliano salesman, George Bednar.
  • Legend has it that the drink was named after a Manhattan Beach surfer who was a regular patron of Duke’s ‘Blackwatch’ Bar on Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood during the early 1950s.
  • A typical Harvey Wallbanger has about 176 calories.