He Said What? Pete Coors and His Magical Mystery Press Tour

Originally posted on This Is Why I'm Drunk:
Warning: #LongRead Yesterday, the Denver Post’s “First Drafts” blog ran this story: “Pete Coors, big beer industry continues to grapple with craft beers.” No kidding. It was one of many interviews Coors is providing as he stumps for Denver to host the next Republican National Convention.…

Inky Beer Factoid: November 7

On this day in 1991, Magic Johnson, famous basketball player for the LA Lakers, announced that he was HIV positive, and that he was retiring from basketball. Before Magic’s difficult announcement, he was featured in a series of Coors ads with the tag line, “Be Original.” Magic is still healthy, living with HIV today.  …

Inky Beer Factoid: September 25

On this day in 1934, the American Can Company trademarked the “keglined”/plastic-lined punch top beer can. Did you know that “old” methods for canning and opening beer are coming back? (Such as the punch top?) Even Miller Lite is jumping on the bandwagon. What do you think? What unique cans have you drank a beer…

Inky Beer Factoid: August 27

On this day in 1999, the Weinhard Brewery (remember Henry Weinhard’s?) brewed it’s last beer and sold the company to Miller-Coors. Weinhard opened his original brewery in 1862. The Weinhard’s Brewery Complex was put on the National Registry of Historical Places in 2002.  When was the last time you had a Henry Weinhard’s? The beer…

Beer Factoid: July 21

On this day in 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon at 2:56:15 AM (GMT).   To honor this extraordinary day in history, perhaps you can find a beer that involves the moon!  Here a just a few examples: Lunar Brewing Company’s Neil Armstrong Ale Miller-Coors’ Blue Moon New Glarus’s…

Inky Beer’s Beer Geek Gift Giving Guide: Part 3

Welcome to Part 3 of the IBBGGGG! Today, we will be featuring items in the price range of $21-50… be warned! The more the price goes up, the more extravagant and geeky the gifts get. (After reading this post, you might want to buy one of these items for yourself.) At $24, this is the…

Coors Chalk Art

Found this sideways beauty on our last trip to the Coors plant in Golden. Prost! And we found ourselves in a cheesy photo op, too… just couldn’t help ourselves! And, for those that love chalk art, here are some more pieces with Coors’ beers as the subject.

How to drink like Inky Beer, at Coors Field

Happy Monday fellow Inky Beer readers! Dr. B and I went on a little trip to Denver yesterday and learned a few lessons about how best to drink at Coors Field, while watching baseball. Step 1: Buy tickets to the game you want to see. (Dr. B and I saw the Colorado Rockies versus the…

Inky Beer’s Miller Coors Brewery Tour Review

Welcome back to Inky Beer! Today we’ll be talking about what it’s like to tour Miller-Coors Brewing Company, Golden, CO. While driving to downtown Golden, you’ll be sure to see Miller Coors before anything else, so just look and you’ll see the smokestacks. Drive toward them and park in their “tour lot.” On a hot…