Inky Beer Facrtoid: December 16

On this day in 1863, Heineken Brewery (formerly the De Hooilberg Brewery in a building named, “The Haystack”) was founded by Gerard Adriaan Heineken. Currently, the Heineken brewery is the largest brewery in Amsterdam (and in all of Europe!). Did you know that Heineken has over 80 beer recipes in there beer portfolio? Which ones…

Inky Beer Factoid: November 9

On this day in 1983, Heineken International’s, Freddy Heineken and his driver were kidnapped, held for 3 weeks, and released after a 35 million guilders (16 million Euros) ransom was met.  This was the largest ransom ever paid for an individual. Eventually, all five kidnappers were caught and Freddy got his justice. Grandson of the…