Cheers! It’s National Beer Day

A bartender pours a beer during World Cup 2014. (Kevin Schwaller)
(Kevin Schwaller)

(NBC) — Tuesday is National Beer Day, an unofficial holiday recognized among beer enthusiasts. It was 82 years ago today that the Cullen-Harrison Act took effect, ending prohibition. President Franklin Roosevelt signed the act, which allowed Americans to legally buy beer again for the first time in 13 years.

It’s now a multibillion-dollar industry.

A new survey from Wakefield Research and “Let’s Grab a Beer” asked beer drinkers with whom they’d most like to have a beer. More Americans chose NBC’s own Jimmy Fallon than any other celebrity.

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