Inky Beer Factoid: December 31

On this day in 1963, Jerry Garcia and Bob Weir played music together for the first time. Jerry Garcia (guitar, vocals), Bob Weir (guitar, vocals), Ron “Pigpen” McKernan (keyboards, harmonica, vocals), Phil Lesh (bass, vocals), and Bill Kreutzmann (drums)  founded the Grateful Dead in 1965. Current touring reincarnations of the Dead include Further and Phil…

Inky Beer Factoid: November 23

On this day in 1963, the British sci-fi television series, “Doctor Who” debuted in the United Kingdom.  Doctor Who explored the universe in his time-travelling space ship (the TARDIS) depicted as a blue British police box.   The significant pop-culture series ran from 1963-1989 and has recently been resurrected for another spin on the original concept….