Inky Beer Factoid: November 20

On this day in 1929, surrealist painter, Salvador Dali, had his first one-man show at the Goeman Gallery in Paris, France.  To this day, his work is admired all over the world.  Even beer lovers appreciated his artistic offerings. In 2010, Bell’s Brewery in Kalamazoo, Michigan paid tribute to Dali by releasing their interpretation of…

Inky Beer Factoid: November 3

On this day (or the first Sunday in November) in 2008, Bell’s Brewery began sharing the event called, “All Stout’s Day.” The event is a play on words of the Christian holiday All Saints Day that’s typically held the day after Halloween. In the craft beer world, All Stouts Day is a different kind of…

Inky Beer Factoid: August 16

On this day in 1958, singer and actress (debatable) Madonna Ciccone was born in Bay City, Michigan.  In 2010, Madonna was a visible guest, along with Gerard Butler, at a Brahma Beer Box Carnival competition in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. On this same day in 1986, Madonna’s “True Blue” album skyrockets to the #1 spot…