Cool Your Cans For National Beer Can Appreciation Day


Thanks to the Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company being the first brewery to distribute in cans on this date in 1935, we can celebrate National Beer Can Appreciation Day. Richmond, Virginia was the first to recieve the canned goods, being delivered 2,000 cans of Krueger’s Finest Beer and Krueger’s Cream Ale. No word if Mr. Krueger sent koozies to accompany his shipment.

While cans fell out of favor over time, over the past few years they have made a strong comeback. We can see why: cans cool quicker, offer better protection of the beer from light and oxygen, and are lighter to transport. It also allows us to participate in another beer-related holiday: National Crush a Can Day

To get your fix of canned brew, we suggest this sixer sampler platter of a few of our favorites: