Inky Beer Factoid: November 17

On this day in 1558, Elizabeth I takes over the English throne because of the death of her half sister, Mary… “Bloody Mary.” The origin of the term, “Bloody Mary,” came from Queen Mary’s many miscarriages. The folklore surrounding her became more gruesome thanks to Elizabeth’s ascension of the throne. The folklore turned into a…

Inky Beer Factoid: September 26

On this day in 1930, a British liner known as The Queen Mary was launched by Queen Mary herself.  This was one of the most magnificent and luxurious ships of its day and carried the “who’s who” such as celebrities, royalty, and even high-profiled dignitaries. During WWII, it was painted grey and became a ship…