Inky Beer Factoid: October 8

On this day in 1976, New Albion Brewing Company of Sonoma County, CA, was incorporated as the first post-Prohibition microbrewery in the United States. Originally founded by Jack McAuliffe, the brewery saw a resurgence in 2012 when Jim Koch brewed Original Ale (the first American Ale) in collaboration with Renée M. DeLuca, owner of Brewer’s Daughter Brewing…