Why You Should Care About [THIS STATE]’s Beer

Originally posted on This Is Why I'm Drunk:
In November, I spent a good chunk of time analyzing data collected from Beer Advocate’s “best beer” lists, studying differences between states and finding patterns in our rating habits. Among all the research for those posts, one thing stood out as clear as an American lager:…

A State-by-State Analysis of Beer Advocate Rankings: Setting the Stage

Originally posted on This Is Why I'm Drunk:
Among the more interesting parts of today’s beer industry is not just the increasing regionalism of the product, but the intrastate personalities that create each local culture. From the Pacific Northwest and it’s conglomeration of hop-infused residents to Michigan and its blankets of high-alcohol brews perfect…

Inky Beer’s Best-Worst Fast Food Tattoos of Wonderment

Dr. B and I have been surfing the web to find the wildest tattoos imaginable in light of the newest McDonald’s “receipt tattoo.” Would you have someone tattoo your favorite food or restaurant logo on your body? Here are some wonderful examples. WARNING… When you look at this post, you will see more than one…

Inky Beer Factoid: August 6

On this day in 1928, pop artist and film producer, Andy Warhol, is born!  Today, Andy would have been 89 and we wanted to celebrate his creativity and commemorate his uniqueness. In fact, Beck’s Beer used Warhol’s self-portraits on NYC advertising and bottle labels beginning in 2011.  Do you have an Andy Warhol favorite? For…

Happy Independence Day!

Happy 4th of July, beer and art lovers! We hope that you have an excellent day off, surrounded by good beer and the people you love. Here are some inspirational ‘Merica tattoos to celebrate. Cheers!

Beer Factoid: July 2

On this day in 1939, Theodore Roosevelt’s face was dedicated on Mount Rushmore. Now, Teddy wasn’t known to drink much, just an occasional Mint Julep, but he did understand the power of beer and used it to boost morale among his Rough Riders. There was one point when he ordered his men to dismount and…