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It's National Beer Day!

Posted at 3:27 PM, Apr 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-07 15:27:04-04

INDIANAPOLIS -- Raise your glasses – it's National Beer Day!

If you're not hip to the annual celebration, it marks the signing of the Cullen-Harrison Act by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933. The act legalized the sale of beer and wine with an alcohol content of up to 3.2 percent – which had been illegal since Prohibition began in 1920.

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The first National Beer Day was celebrated in 2009, and has become a popular tradition on social media ever since.

Watch Good Morning Indiana anchor Beth Vaughn's report on the celebration in the video player above to see more.

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