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…

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 18

On this day in 1890, Colonel Pabst from Pabst Brewery traveled to Washington D.C. to meet with Congress. He spent a great deal of energy shipping 75,000 kegs of from his brewery to his bottling plant. In an effort to make this easier, Congress drafted a bill that allowed brewers to transport their beer via…

Beer Factoid: June 16

On this day 1971, rapper Tupac (2Pac) Shakur was born. Did you know that there is a drink cocktail called the “Tupac Shakur” that includes Heineken beer, Hennessy Cognac, and Grand Marnier. Yikes! If you are daring enough to give it a shot (no pun intended), then here is the recipe. Tupac also teamed up…