Inky Beer Factoid: August 18

On this day in 1969, Jimi Hendrix and the Band of Gypsys played as the final act at Woodstock in New York.


Jimi was known to be a big beer lover and enjoyed a vast variety of cold brews.


jimmi-bearHe was so admired as a phenomenal musician, that Louisiana’s Abita Brewing Company was inspired to create a Raspberry Wheat Beer called “Purple Haze” to commemorate his triumphs.

Regardless, with a name like “Purple Haze”, how could you NOT think of Jimi Hendrix?!



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s