Inky Beer Factoid: August 11

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On this day in 1906, German immigrant Charles Stegmaier passed away, but not without leaving his $4 million estate (that’s $100 million today) and the Stegmaier Brewing Company in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania to his sons.

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Founded in 1857, this was one of the largest breweries of its time and the popular beer is still produced today by The Lion Brewery.

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