Inky Beer Factoid: December 31

On this day in 1963, Jerry Garcia and Bob Weir played music together for the first time. Jerry Garcia (guitar, vocals), Bob Weir (guitar, vocals), Ron “Pigpen” McKernan (keyboards, harmonica, vocals), Phil Lesh (bass, vocals), and Bill Kreutzmann (drums)  founded the Grateful Dead in 1965. Current touring reincarnations of the Dead include Further and Phil…

Inky Beer Factoid: September 22

On this day, since the dawn of the modern calendar (and possibly much earlier), we celebrate the Autumnal Equinox, or the “First Day of Fall.” What is an equinox, you ask? An equinox (spring/vernal or fall/autumnal) occurs twice every year, around March 21 and Sept. 21. “Twice a year, the sun crosses the celestial equator, moving…

Best Beer Blend EVER?!

Ok, I swear I was going to give blogging a break today, but thanks to one of my favorite, unofficial, contributors… Draft Magazine, I’d like to share a bad a$$ looking beer blend. (Cannot wait to try it! Already have the Raspberry Tart… now to locate the Dogfish Head…) One of the best things about…

Sah’tea by Dogfish Head

Here is a beer Review for Dogfish Head’s Sah’tea, an ale brewed with Black Chai Tea and Juniper Berries, reviewed on October 7, 2012. Appearance This beer pours golden orange with a medium firm head, SRM would be between 10-11. Has small bits of spice (?) and other things floating about in the glass. Smell/Aroma…