Thirsty German & Green CO2 To Host FREE Educational Sessions at GABF

Green CO2, with the help of Thirtsy German, is proud to hose the International Pink Boots Society Meeting as well as educational sessions open to the public, FREE of charge! Are you attending GABF? Put us on your agenda: SEPT 25 ROOM 601 – inside the Colorado Convention Center Pink Boots Society – KEYNOTE PRESENTATION…

Inky Beer Factoid: December 1

On this day in 1864, George Merz of New Orleans, Louisiana, brewed the first lager beer in the city at the Old Canal Steam Brewery (only open for 2 years).  Unfortunately, it was an unsuccessful endeavor due to the high cost of ice and the fact that is often melted by the time it reached…

Inky Beer Factoid: September 17

On this day in 2005, the first day of Oktoberfest began. Oktoberfest is a 16-day festival, in Munich, celebrating the 1810 Wedding of Bavaria’s Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese of Sachsen-Hildburghausen. The town gathered for the wedding and chose to recreate the event each year thereafter. Oktoberfest now begins in late September and continues through…

Inky Beer Factoid: August 10

On this day in 1896, Hofbräuhaus brewery was built on the Innere Wiener Strasse because the Hofbräuhaus on the Platzl in Munich, Germany outgrew its space. It is now the Hofbräukeller. Interestingly, Adolf Hitler made his first public speech in this beer hall in 1919. The Platzl was the place to enjoy royal Hofbräu beer…