Inky Beer Factoid: September 8

On this day in 1934, Seattle brewery drivers found themselves at odds with choosing between joining the Teamsters’ Beer Delivery Union and the non-Teamster Union. The Teamsters retaliated by smashing beer cases, beating delivery drivers, looting beer carts, and boycotting breweries that carried certain brands of beer. The Teamsters tried to get the drivers to…

Inky Beer Factoid: September 1

On September 1, 1900, four of the local breweries in La Crosse, Wisconsin, were consolidated into one huge brewery, named the “La Crosse Brewing Company.” The local breweries consolidated were the C & J Michel Brewing Company, the G. Heileman Brewing Company, the Franz Bartl Brewing Company, and the Zeisler and Sons Brewery. Currently, the…

Inky Beer Factoid: August 17

On this day in 1788, Losantville, Ohio was founded (now known as Cincinnati).  Today, the brewing scene is growing by leaps and bounds in this Southwest Ohio city. When you venture to this nook in the Buckeye state, check out one or more of the many listed breweries below or take a tour in the…

Inky Beer Factoid: August 13

On this day in 2005, North Carolina’s state legislature passed House Bill 392 amending a law which set the cap for the amount of alcohol in beer (either brewed or sold) from 6% ABV (alcohol by volume) to 15%.  Local brewers and beer-lovers alike campaigned for two years to get this almost 70-year old law…

The Adventures of “Not 21”: Where do brewery sites redirect you?

Thanks to Dr. B’s perseverance while searching over 2000 breweries’ websites… AND… clicking “No” or “Not 21,” we delightfully bring you our list of favorite beer company/brewery redirects for those not able to legally drink beer and/or for those seeking internet entertainment. We’ve read other beer-related websites that list all of the content found by…

Support Wisconsin’s Homebrew Bill

Click here to read more about supporting Wisconsin’s Homebrewing Bill. Home of excellent and historical breweries, help Wisconsin’s government make good decisions about the future of homebrewing today! Cheers.