Inky Beer Factoid: December 6

On this day in 2009, National Miner’s Day was established to commemorate all miners and their contributions to our nation’s economy.  Although the mining industry is not considered as dangerous as it once had been (mainly due to safety practices), many lives were lost back in the day.  This day is in remembrance of the…

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…