Inky Beer Factoid: October 31

On this day in 1987, Carly Collins was born. In her young twenties, Carly was introduced to the world of craft beer and exclaimed that Leinenkuegel’s Honey Weiss was her favorite beer. Only a few years later, she was introduced to local craft beer and now enjoys dark ales and even a little funky beer…

Inky Beer Factoid: August 22

On this day in 1927, Babe Ruth, one of the greatest baseball players of all time, hit his 40th (of 60) homerun. Rumors about Babe said that he hit all those homers because he existed on hot dogs and beer! Babe Ruth really enjoyed beer during his lifetime. He was quoted saying: Sometimes when I…

Inky Beer Factoid: August 18

On this day in 1969, Jimi Hendrix and the Band of Gypsys played as the final act at Woodstock in New York. Jimi was known to be a big beer lover and enjoyed a vast variety of cold brews. He was so admired as a phenomenal musician, that Louisiana’s Abita Brewing Company was inspired to…

Beer Factoid: July 4

On this day in 1923, boxer Jack Dempsey defeats Tommy Gibbons in 15 rounds claiming the heavyweight boxing title.  It was no secret that Jack loved beer.  He shamelessly chugged beer at Yankee Stadium in the 1930’s and wooed the male democratic for San Francisco’s Acme Brewing Company in 1951.

Inky Beer’s Beer Geek Gift Giving Guide: Part 4

Welcome Inky Beer friends! If you’re still with us, looking for the right gift for your beer geek, you’re in for a treat. Below, we bring you, Part 4 in the 2012 Holiday Gift Series: beer gifts in the price range of  $51-75. Remember my warning from yesterday…with beer, the more expensive the gift, the…