Finally--a calendar that can satisfy your thirst for beer throughout the entire year! Spilling over with all-new beer and brewery recommendations, trivia, and fun quotations, you'll know just what to say when pounding a pint in a pub, across the table from the guys, or under the table. You can also consider this an excuse to laugh and belch all year long (as if you needed one). But what's important is that this calendar is all about that most inspired of human inventions: beer. So don't wait for happy hour or the weekend to enjoy a cold one--celebrate your love for a great brew every day of the year. November 26 Thursday, Thanksgiving Day (US) Beer Fact The Pilgrims decided to dock in Plymouth instead of making the trek to Virginia because they ran out of beer. The beer, a dietary mainstay of the day, was more sanitary than their water due to the boiling process of brewing. The Pilgrims drank a large amount of this "ships beer," but the alcoholic content is nowhere near what we have today.