Inky Beer Factoid: January 9

On this day in 1959, the television series, “Rawhide” premiered starring Clint Eastwood.  It’s no secret that Clint liked his beer.  You can find him drinking various brews on films and shows such as, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Olympia, Miller Lite, and Dos Equis.  Did you know that Clint can sing?  He’s a charmer!  Just watch…

Inky Beer Factoid: December 29

On this day in 1862, the modern bowling ball was invented. The game of bowling was created with stone and wooden balls in Ancient Egypt and evolved to the game we know today with the creation of the modern ball. As you know,  bowling’s modern companion is beer! Below are some historical advertisements celebrating the…

Inky Beer Factoid: October 16

On this day in 1956, Elvis Presley acts in his film debut, “Love Me Tender.” Elvis has long been linked to beer and drinking culture, as the “King of Rock and Roll.” Miller Lite wanted to celebrate 50 years of Rock n’ Roll, so they put Elvis and a handful of other musicians on cans…

Inky Beer Factoid: September 25

On this day in 1934, the American Can Company trademarked the “keglined”/plastic-lined punch top beer can. Did you know that “old” methods for canning and opening beer are coming back? (Such as the punch top?) Even Miller Lite is jumping on the bandwagon. What do you think? What unique cans have you drank a beer…

Beer Sweepstakes: Volume II (August and September 2013)

Ok, folks! Here we go on round two of Inky Beer-stakes (Beer Sweepstakes)! Below are the last dates to enter the specific contests and what each one entails. May the winningest winner win! 8/13/13 Giveaway: Wine & Beer Tasting Cruise with Live Music and Souvenir Glass The Lake George Steamboat Company is one of the…

Beer Factoid: June 28

The Stonewall Riots were a series of spontaneous, violent demonstrations by members of the gay community against a police raid that took place in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn, in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City. They are widely considered to constitute the single most important…