Inky Beer Factoid: January 1

On this day in 1861, the oldest registered sale of Westmalle Trappist Ale occurred.  According to St. Peter’s List, “The first Westmalle beer (officially called Abdij Onze-Lieve-Vrouw van het Heilig Hart van Jezus) was described as light in alcohol and rather sweet. By 1856, the monks had added a second beer: the first strong brown…

Inky Beer Factoid: November 18

On this day in 1918, the U.S. Congress passes the temporary Wartime Prohibition Act, which banned the sale of alcoholic beverages having an alcohol content of greater than 2.75 percent. Having all alcohol be 2.57% or less was tragic in 1918, but in this time current time of the craft beer boom, we are seeing…

13 Brew-Stakes (Beer Sweepstakes) For You To Enter Today!

Thanks to Dr. B’s excitement about winning things, we bring you thirteen awesome Brew-Stakes (beer-related sweepstakes) to enter and, hopefully, win! Click on the RED links for contest details and how to enter. 1.Tamarack Brewing: Entries must be received by July 15, 2013 midnight Are you a lover of good beer?  An artist, photographer or…

Inky Beer’s Beer Geek Gift Giving Guide: Part 6

You made it! Welcome to the final edition of the IBBGGGG for 2012… Part 6, beer gifts of $101 and up. We tried to dream big and unique here, so enjoy the luxurious beer geekiness and we hope you get one of these for the holidays. Still playing beer pong from back in college? Well,…