Inky Beer Factoid: October 20

On this day in 1969, an article is published in the St. Louis Globe Democrat about collector, Denver Wright Jr. who had an extensive beer can collection.  Wright soon found out that he was not alone in this hobby and he as well as several others in the St. Louis area began visiting one another’s…

Inky Beer Factoid: October 18

On this day in 1971, The Oshkosh Brewing Company in Oshkosh, Wisconsin stops making beer after 107 years.  At this time, Oshkosh was brewing 20,000 bbls. Only a few weeks later, Theodore Mack Sr., at Peoples Brewing, purchased the popular brands; Chief Oshkosh, Badger, Rahr’s, and Lebrau and continued for a couple more years until…

Beer Factoid: June 16

On this day 1971, rapper Tupac (2Pac) Shakur was born. Did you know that there is a drink cocktail called the “Tupac Shakur” that includes Heineken beer, Hennessy Cognac, and Grand Marnier. Yikes! If you are daring enough to give it a shot (no pun intended), then here is the recipe. Tupac also teamed up…