Inky Beer Factoid: August 23

On this day in 1984, the ranch of television show “Dallas” was sold with the intent to turn it into a hotel. Perhaps you are too young to remember the Ewing family and “Who Shot J.R.?”. Regardless, you may recognize Larry Hagman not only as J.R. Ewing but also as Major Tony Nelson on “I…

Inky Beer Factoid: August 21

On this day in 1950, Schlitz Brewing Company out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin released an advertisement in Newsweek Magazine involving the growing popularity of square dancing.  Unfortunately, many square dancers were not too pleased that an alcoholic beverage was tarnishing their image because dancers depended on using spaces such as churches and schools to participate in…