Inky Beer Factoid: September 3

On this day in 2005, Mississippi’s Sun Herald newspaper reported that beer, gas, and cigarettes were the most valued items to barter with during hurricane Katrina. After the massive hurricane gave a lashing to the lower coasts of the United States, cash became useless. One could trade “beer for cigarettes or cigarettes for beer”. If…

Inky Beer’s Best Beer Apps

Dr. B recently got her first smart phone and has been having a lot of fun downloading and testing beer apps. This is a list of her favorites, in no particular order, both paid and free apps – we hope you find one that inspires you to jump further down the craft beer “rabbit hole.”…

Crafty Ladies are Educating Female Beer Lovers of Colorado

Are you a Lady Beer Lover? Do you live in the Front Range of Colorado or willing to travel to it? Have you attended a Crafty Ladies Beer Club Tasting Night at Highland Tap and Burger? No?! Well, Katie has a real talent for bringing together big and little craft breweries, creative beer tastings, and…

Beer Me, Mardi Gras!

Happy Fat Tuesday, all! Traveling to New Orleans soon (like my sister, Carly), or already there celebrating Mardi Gras? Thanks to an article written by Brian Yaeger, from Draft Magazine, we’d like to share with you good places to drink, eat, and soak in the “Naw-lins” lifestyle. Dr. B and I went last year and…

Inky Beer Heads to New Belgium’s “Lost In The Woods”

Tomorrow, Dr. B and I are going to make the trek to Fort Collins to attend “Lost In The Woods,” a New Belgium sour night of deliciousness. We’ll be sure to take lots of pictures and capture behind the scenes stuff. Stay tuned!

Beer Recipes for the Holidays

Thanks to The Beer Goddess’ blog, Cooking With The Beer Goddess, Inky would like to share some holiday recipes with you – good to use for the Hanukkah (maybe not the pork one), Christmas, Kwanzaa, and/or Festivus. Thanks to Dennis Keyes for the beautiful photos. APPETIZER: Left Hand: Oktoberfest Sausage & Potato Soup  Yield: 12…

Inky’s 2012 Holiday Gift Guide for Lady Beer Lovers

For the lady beer lovers, you say? This idea came to me as I was surfing the web, finding NO gift guides specifically for lady beer lovers, this holiday season. Female beer drinkers make up 7% of the beer consuming market and are growing at an average of 10% a year. They have earned this…

Thanks from Inky Beer!

  Happy Thanksgiving to all of our Inky Beer friends. We are grateful for your support and sharing in our Inky journey this year. We hope that you’re spending the day with friends, family, and, of course, a good beer.

Inky’s Thanksgiving Beer Pairings

Dr. B and I are just about to create our delicious Thanksgiving menu for next week and I am SO excited! Dr. B’s mom is in town for a couple weeks and on Thanksgiving, we will be joined by a couple of friends from downtown Denver. It will be a day of eating, drinking, and…

GABF Skillz: How to Taste Beer

Here we go… the last Skilz Post before Dr. B and I head off to the GABF, “How to Taste Beer (and not look like a (enter negative slur word here).”  Thanks to About.com, here are a few tips to keep in mind when going to a beer tasting. My personal comments are in (parentheses)….

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…