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50 Places to Drink Local Brews in 50 States

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Apr 7th 2014 04:44 PM
Vine Street Pub
Vine Street Pub
A belated happy National Beer Day to you! While not an official holiday (yet), April 7 commemorates the day in 1933 when low-alcohol beer became legal as Prohibition was slowly repealed, according to the Los Angeles Times.

While National Beer Day 2104 has passed, we recognize the eternal importance of being able to enjoy beer in a manner more dignified than reaching into your fridge and cracking open a Keystone Light tall boy (not judging -- we've all been there). So Aol Travel and our colleagues at MapQuest compiled this list of a special spots to drink a great local beer in each state (and Washington, DC because we have offices in the area and insight into where to drink nearby).
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Points of Interest: Toilet Tourism and Sleepy Pilots

by Zach Everson. Posted Jan 8th 2014 11:04 AM
Toilet tourism, sleepy pilots and fascinating maps are among today's points of interest.
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What's Your Go-To Drink When Traveling?

by Jake Thiewes. Posted Aug 2nd 2013 05:00 PM
go-to travel drinks


We polled 22 of our writers, editors and other AOL staff about their go-to travel drinks. The results aren't entirely surprising, but there's some fascinating logic behind some of the choices. Check out what a handful of those AOLers prefer below, and tell us in the comments: What's your go-to drink when you head out to explore?
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A Quest for Beer's Holy Grail

by David Moss. Posted Aug 2nd 2013 11:00 AM
Westvleteren beer crates in Belgium

On the last train of the day from Bruges to Brussels, as I realized the irony in fighting jetlag by counting the sheep in the passing Belgian farmland, I momentarily questioned the cost--benefit ratio of my trip. Half a hemisphere from home, with heavy eyelids, sore feet and an iPhone that functioned only as a ticking clock, the ultimate goal of my journey was still nowhere to be found.
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Booze Week

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jul 29th 2013 02:50 PM
booze week

For many people, vacation begins with a fruity cocktail on the beach, a nerve-easing glass of wine on the plane or a round of beers at the local pub. Drinks are a social icebreaker, uniting people from different places and cultures into a shared activity. They facilitate conversations, open up visitors to local traditions and can even shape the scenery and character of a country.
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