Inky Beer Factoid: November 11

On this day in 1988, craft brewing pioneer, national beer judge, and author, Greg Noonan opens Vermont’s first brewpub in Burlington, “The Vermont Pub and Brewery.” Although Noonan passed away in 2009, The Vermont Pub & Brewery and his books about brewing thrive.  Some of these books include:

Beer Factoid: July 6

On this day in 1988, Gordon Biersch Brewer Restaurants began their adventures in Palo Alto, California. Today, Gordon Biersch has 35 restaurants in the United States and 4 in Taiwan.    

Beer Factoid: June 27

On this day in 1988, “Iron Mike Tyson” TKO’ed Michael Spinks, in Atlantic City, in 91 seconds. In his heyday, Mike Tyson was also a celebrity representative for Suntory Dry Beer, out of China. Click HERE to see the commercials! As you also may remember, Mike became “extra” famous for an illegal maneuver used in…