A soldier from Cambridge, Mass. on this day in 1776 noted, “Begun to draw the allowance for Beer”. It was by act of Congress which provided in soldier’s rations one quart of beer per day for all on active service. It was a sad day when the military later eliminated the ration. 

Get your ration at the Beer Fest in Idaho Falls. NEW DATE August 8, 2020 On-line ticket store open now at MBBF.org