Inky Beer Factoid: October 16

On this day in 1956, Elvis Presley acts in his film debut, “Love Me Tender.” Elvis has long been linked to beer and drinking culture, as the “King of Rock and Roll.” Miller Lite wanted to celebrate 50 years of Rock n’ Roll, so they put Elvis and a handful of other musicians on cans…

Inky Beer Factoid: September 21

On this day in 1973, the painting, “Blue Poles”, by Jackson Pollock sold for 2 million dollars.  Mr. Pollock was a great mid-20th century artist and was also known to drink a bit too much which ultimately led to his death in 1956. Schlitz Brewing Company featured his work in a Life Magazine advertisement featuring…

Beer Factoid: July 9

On this day in 1956, Dick Clark made his first appearance as host on American Bandstand.  Have you ever dined at a Dick Clark’s Grill? Although Dick did not drink, most restaurants offer a full bar with lots of beer options as well as food prepared with beer such as Sam Adams beer battered fish…