Inky Beer Factoid: October 29

On this day in 1881, Wilmington, Delaware’s Diamond State Brewery was almost entirely destroyed by fire.  Fortunately, the brewery’s owner and brewer, Joseph Stoeckle, had two fire insurance policies and rebuilt the brewery even bigger and better.  At that time, Stoeckle was producing 4,555 barrels of beer, but after the rebuild and a few investments,…

Inky Beer Factoid: August 29

(Sorry that we missed posting this yesterday, all! I have been swamped with the new brewing job… and now, the weekend!) On this day in 1958, Formosa Spring Brewery in Ontario, Canada literally ran out of beer due to a strike called by Brewery Warehouse employees (there were around 1200 employees in all the breweries…

Inky Beer Factoid: August 14

On this day in 1983, the Hopland Brewery (now Mendocino Brewing Company) was opened its doors and boasts being the first brewpub in the state of California and the second brewpub in the United States.  A brewpub is an establishment that sells its own beer as well as food in the same place. Perhaps you’ve…

Beer Factoid: July 28

On this day in (origin unknown), National Milk Chocolate Day was, and still is, celebrated in the United States!  What better way to celebrate than with a smooth Chocolate Milk Stout.  Here are just a few of our favorites here at Inky Beer!  Have you tried any? Milk Stout, 4 Hands Brewing Company, St. Louis…

Epic Brewing Company Celebrates Graffiti in RiNo

Featured photo from Epic Brewing Company’s Facebook page Posted by: Nicole Cormier from Hip Hop Roll Call Fresh off the line, just today, Epic Brewing Company unveils their newest brew, RiNo Pale Ale. What’s most interesting about this new beer from the Utah based brewery is the label which was modeled after a mural by…

Scary Beer Labels

Dr. B and I excitedly spent a good chunk of our Monday morning scouring the web for some scary, creepy, Halloweenie, weird, and disturbing beer labels for you to enjoy before Halloween. (Halloween is a HUGE holiday for us and we like to celebrate all month!) We hope that at least one label creeps you…