It happened at 12:01 AM April 7 1933, the Repeal of Prohibition. This is the perfect day to learn about beer and discover new ones at local breweries and bars. Celebrate your right to drink with happy hour specials at these bars:

Grand Cru Veneria & Cafe: $1 off all bottled beer. They have over 40 domestic and imported beers. Try the Dilerium Tremens.

Rock Bottom Brewery:

The Rock Bottom in Arlington (4238 Wilson Blvd.; 703-516-7688): $2.50 beer pints and 25-cent chicken wings.

The Bethesda Rock Bottom (7900 Norfolk Ave.; 301-652-1311): $2 Kolsch beers from 6 to 8.

Gordon Biersch: 900 F Street NW, Washington, DC. Try the Marzen or the Hefeweizen.

Arlington (2700 S. Quincy st, Arlington, VA)

Capitol Hill: 2 Massachusetts Ave, NE, Washington, DC

Downtown: 1100 New York Ave, NW, Washington, DC