Inky Beer Factoid: November 13

On this day in 1937, Sadie Hawkins Day first appeared in Lil’ Abner’s comic strip. In the original story, Sadie’s father was worried that she would never be married, so he announced a race for all of the town’s eligible bachelors. Sadie was ordered to run after them, and he declared that, “Th’ one she…

Inky Beer Factoid: September 22

On this day, since the dawn of the modern calendar (and possibly much earlier), we celebrate the Autumnal Equinox, or the “First Day of Fall.” What is an equinox, you ask? An equinox (spring/vernal or fall/autumnal) occurs twice every year, around March 21 and Sept. 21. “Twice a year, the sun crosses the celestial equator, moving…

Breweries and Taprooms near Madison, WI for Inky to visit

Hello Inky readers! Being in Madison for a little over a week, I have a few new places that I’d like to visit. Here is the short list, developed with help from Wisconsin Brewery Toursand Heavy Table. Hope you find a new place that you’d like to visit. Slainte! Ale Asylum • 608/663-3926 2002 Pankratz…