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…

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…