Inky Beer Factoid: November 26

On this day in 1825, the first college fraternity of Kappa Alpha was founded at Union College in New York.  Perhaps many of you can remember your college days when fraternities would be among the largest groups of party goers on campus.  If not, then maybe you recall the dozens of movies that were produced…

Inky Beer Factoid: October 14

On this day in 1978, President Jimmy Carter signs H.R. 1337 to exempt taxation of home-brewed beer made for personal use.  The bill truly took effect in February of 1979, but also gave the states with the freedom to pass their own production laws.  Thank you for legalizing home-brew, Jimmy!

Inky Beer Factoid: July 30

On this day in 2013, tickets to the famous Great American Beer Festival go on sale for those with an American Homebrewers Association (AHA) membership (Dr. B and I have been members for 2 years!).   The AHA is a not-for-profit trade association dedicated to promoting and protecting amateur and professional craft brewers. The AHA…