Tomorrow, January 24th, marks the anniversary of the first canned beer sold in the United States. And it was an instant success. According to a survey taken soon after canned beer was introduced, more than 90 percent of beer drinkers said they liked the idea. Today, canned beer accounts for approximately half of the $20 billion generated in beer sales in the U.S. every year.
In what year was the first canned beer sold?