A toast to beer (12 images)

For better or for worse, the alcoholic beverage is an indelible component of our culture, consumed by frat boys and presidents alike.
Updated: April 6, 2011 at 12:29 PM
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A Preakness spectator drinks beer in the infield of the Pimlico Race Course, prior to the running of the 132nd Preakness Stakes, in Baltimore, Maryland on May 19, 2007. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)
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