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…

Beer Factoid: July 10

On this day in 1965, the Rolling Stones captured their first #1 hit, “I Can’t Get No Satisfaction.”  That’s right… 1965!  Just watch the original live video and you’ll be amazed how young they are!   Did you know that Suntory Liquors, Inc. commemorated the band in 2012 with their own line of alcoholic libations…

Beer Factoid: June 15

On this day in 1965, musician Bob Dylan recorded “Like a Rolling Stone”.  Although Bob was known to prefer wine, he also enjoyed a glass or two of the bubbly from time to time.  Maybe it was “Rolling Rock”?  Get it…. Rolling Stone/Rock. In fact, Bob allowed one of his songs to be used in…