Inky Beer Factoid: December 4

On this day in 1927, Jazz musician, Duke Ellington, opened at the Cotton Club in Harlem, New York.  Although this was the time of Prohibition, clubs and speakeasies were known to dabble in illegal production, purchasing, and distribution of alcohol.  The clubs that Duke played for were no different.  Interestingly, by 1955, Duke Ellington was…

Inky Beer Factoid: August 22

On this day in 1927, Babe Ruth, one of the greatest baseball players of all time, hit his 40th (of 60) homerun. Rumors about Babe said that he hit all those homers because he existed on hot dogs and beer! Babe Ruth really enjoyed beer during his lifetime. He was quoted saying: Sometimes when I…