Inky Beer Factoid: November 22

On this day in 1963, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was shot in a Dallas motorcade and died. Although President Kennedy was proud of his Irish heritage, there is no proof that he was a beer drinker, except the Irish stereotype. 1963 was a creative time for the United States and for beer drinkers, as vessels…

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 24

On this day in 1991, musician, singer and songwriter, Freddie Mercury dies of pneumonia brought on by the AIDS virus.  He was best known as the lead vocalist for the British rock band, Queen.  Some of his greatest works include, “We Are the Champions”, “Somebody To Love”, and “Bohemian Rhapsody” (to name a few). It…

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…

Inky Beer Factoid: August 23

On this day in 1984, the ranch of television show “Dallas” was sold with the intent to turn it into a hotel. Perhaps you are too young to remember the Ewing family and “Who Shot J.R.?”. Regardless, you may recognize Larry Hagman not only as J.R. Ewing but also as Major Tony Nelson on “I…

Beer Factoid: July 26

On this day in 1964, actress and producer, Sandra Bullock was born.  If you like her work, then you might already have a favorite film of hers.  (The Heat with Sandra and Melissa McCarthy is funny fabulous btw… Go see it!) Did you know that Sandra’s favorite drinks are beer and tequila?  Believe it or…

Halloween Beer Commercials

Hey all! Dr. B has been freezing her back end off in Golden all weekend without heat, but still made the time to find some awesome Halloween Beer Videos for you. Enjoy! Bass Grim Reaper Heineken Halloween Budweiser Couch Corona Lime Bud Light “Nice Costume!”