Inky Beer Factoid: October 14

On this day in 1978, President Jimmy Carter signs H.R. 1337 to exempt taxation of home-brewed beer made for personal use.  The bill truly took effect in February of 1979, but also gave the states with the freedom to pass their own production laws.  Thank you for legalizing home-brew, Jimmy!

Inky Beer Factoid: July 30

On this day in 2013, tickets to the famous Great American Beer Festival go on sale for those with an American Homebrewers Association (AHA) membership (Dr. B and I have been members for 2 years!).   The AHA is a not-for-profit trade association dedicated to promoting and protecting amateur and professional craft brewers. The AHA…

Beer Factoid: July 14

On this day 1945, the mother, Anna Marie Sweeney (aka Donna), of Inky Beer’s Dr. B was born in Philadelphia, PA.  This day is so special that it deserves recognition on our blog. Donna is a fiery redhead, and was also a stepchild.  Hence, we have named it “Redheaded Stepchild” in her honor (but with…

The Love of Beer

Originally posted on The Brewing Journals:
Hey, girls like great beer too! Hell, girls like to MAKE great beer and now there’s a cool looking film out there about this subject. You can read all about the movie, find them on facebook and twitter, and just learn more about those behind it right here. Can’t…

Interview with a Brewmaster

Ever wanted the about being a brewmaster? Well, thanks to Aaron Stahl and JobShadow.com, we can bring you the insider information. Hope that you enjoy it as much as we did! What do you do for a living? I make beer. How would you describe what you do? Well, brewing is about 80% cleaning, so…

Support Wisconsin’s Homebrew Bill

Click here to read more about supporting Wisconsin’s Homebrewing Bill. Home of excellent and historical breweries, help Wisconsin’s government make good decisions about the future of homebrewing today! Cheers.