Inky Beer Factoid: August 29

(Sorry that we missed posting this yesterday, all! I have been swamped with the new brewing job… and now, the weekend!) On this day in 1958, Formosa Spring Brewery in Ontario, Canada literally ran out of beer due to a strike called by Brewery Warehouse employees (there were around 1200 employees in all the breweries…

Beer Factoid: July 16

On this day in 1951, J.D. Salinger published the novel, “The Catcher in the Rye“. There are several breweries and homebrews that pay homage by using the novel’s title to name their own brews. Here are just a few! “Catcher in the Rye” by Frog Level Brewing, Waynesville, NC “Catcher in the Rye” by Wandering…

Happy Independence Day!

Happy 4th of July, beer and art lovers! We hope that you have an excellent day off, surrounded by good beer and the people you love. Here are some inspirational ‘Merica tattoos to celebrate. Cheers!

President Receives Graffiti Art and Organic Beer As Gifts

Did you miss this one, too? I definitely missed this posting a few years ago during Obama’s first presidency. Our president, graffiti, and beer… hat trick! Thanks to Bonnie Alter, at Tree Hugger, for this article. What unique gift would YOU give our president? Image from einesigns It’s a tradition: heads of state exchange gifts…

Calling all beer artists!

Happy Tuesday, all! Dr. B was surfing around and found a few cool beer art competitions for all those creative people out there near the following areas: Vermont: Magic Hat Label competition Philly Region: T-shirt Contest and/or Comic Contest Troegs Brewery: Beer cap contest open to all! And, for the grand finale, check out this…