Beer Factoid: July 16

On this day in 1951, J.D. Salinger published the novel, “The Catcher in the Rye“. There are several breweries and homebrews that pay homage by using the novel’s title to name their own brews. Here are just a few! “Catcher in the Rye” by Frog Level Brewing, Waynesville, NC “Catcher in the Rye” by Wandering…

Beer Factoid: July 4

On this day in 1923, boxer Jack Dempsey defeats Tommy Gibbons in 15 rounds claiming the heavyweight boxing title.  It was no secret that Jack loved beer.  He shamelessly chugged beer at Yankee Stadium in the 1930’s and wooed the male democratic for San Francisco’s Acme Brewing Company in 1951.