Inky Beer Factoid: September 16

On this day in 1950, the Cleveland Browns play their first NFL game against the Philadelphia Eagles. The Browns actually won 35-10! Cleveland hosts some of the best fans in the NFL (some are known as The Dawg Pound). According to the Statistics Portal, these proud K-9’s are awarded with the opportunity to purchase a…

Inky Beer Factoid: July 31

On this day in 1980, New Zealand All Blacks rugby player, Mils Muliaina, was born. He was part of the All Black squad at the 2003 Rugby World Cup. He was a talented fullback that, unfortunately, had to retire in 2011 due to a shoulder injury. Since 1986, Steinlager has been actively involved in sponsorship…

Beer Factoid: July 12

On this day in 1919, Wisconsin’s Oshkosh Brewing Company introduced a “near beer” called PEP to the public just 12 days after beer became illegal due to the Wartime Prohibition Act. Even though Oshkosh tried to promote and sell this new product to the public, it wasn’t a huge hit by beer lovers.

Beer Factoid: July 9

On this day in 1956, Dick Clark made his first appearance as host on American Bandstand.  Have you ever dined at a Dick Clark’s Grill? Although Dick did not drink, most restaurants offer a full bar with lots of beer options as well as food prepared with beer such as Sam Adams beer battered fish…

Beer Factoid: July 8

On this day in 1969, a patent for the game “Twister” was issued by the U.S. Patent Office.  Twister continues to be a fun game for all ages; especially those under the age of 30. In fact, it has morphed into a popular drinking game that is admired by young adults worldwide.  Here is the…

Beer Factoid: July 7

On this day in 1967, The Beatles released their song “All You Need Is Love”.  Two years earlier, you’ll see The Beatles drinking beer in their movie “Help!”  Do you have a Beatles collector’s pint in your cabinet? It is a constant debate here at Inky Beer!  Inky loves the band and Dr. B thinks…

Beer Factoid: July 2

On this day in 1939, Theodore Roosevelt’s face was dedicated on Mount Rushmore. Now, Teddy wasn’t known to drink much, just an occasional Mint Julep, but he did understand the power of beer and used it to boost morale among his Rough Riders. There was one point when he ordered his men to dismount and…

Best Beer Blend EVER?!

Ok, I swear I was going to give blogging a break today, but thanks to one of my favorite, unofficial, contributors… Draft Magazine, I’d like to share a bad a$$ looking beer blend. (Cannot wait to try it! Already have the Raspberry Tart… now to locate the Dogfish Head…) One of the best things about…