Looking for a reason to celebrate? National Beer Day, observed each April 7 in the United States in honor of Prohibition's end, is a little-known and unofficial holiday. For brew lovers, however, it's a welcome excuse to pour a pint, clink a glass, and drink to good health. Budget-minded imbibers will find plenty of affordable options to tempt them -- but how to discern the toast-worthy from the party poopers? Cheapism.com assembled a panel of enthusiastic beer drinkers for a blind taste test
of widely distributed beers, from American-style lagers to some of the least expensive craft brands, available at $10 or less for a six-pack. The contenders are ranked from those that fell flat to those deemed most deserving of fridge space.