Inky Beer Factoid: October 11

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On this day, a very long time ago, Celtic folklore said that blackberries should not be picked after this date because, “Satan was banished from Heaven on this day, fell into a blackberry bush and cursed the brambles as he fell into them. In Yorkshire, it is said that the devil had spat on them. In Cornwall, a similar legend prevails, however, the saying goes that the devil urinated on them.” Still today, the day is called “Old Michealmas Day.”

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Here are some blackberry beers that you might want to try. Hope they weren’t made past this day! Slainte!

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