Inky Beer Factoid: October 21

On this day in 1999, Tyranena Brewing Company in Lake Mills, Wisconsin begins operation after being founded almost a year earlier.  Only a short distance from Milwaukee and Madison, this 30 bbls brewery produces some of the regions favorite libations. As the legend has it, Tyranena was a lake where foreign tribe built “a series…

Inky Beer Factoid: October 18

On this day in 1971, The Oshkosh Brewing Company in Oshkosh, Wisconsin stops making beer after 107 years.  At this time, Oshkosh was brewing 20,000 bbls. Only a few weeks later, Theodore Mack Sr., at Peoples Brewing, purchased the popular brands; Chief Oshkosh, Badger, Rahr’s, and Lebrau and continued for a couple more years until…