BEER FACTOIDS

  • Wet Your Whistle
    Centuries ago in England, pub visitors used a novel innovation that enabled them to get their beer served quickly. They used mugs with a whistle baked into the rim, the whistle being used to summon the barmaid. It has been suggested this practice gave birth to the phrase "wet your whistle."

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01/17  Scotch and Stout medal at 2017 Beer Army Beer Wars

01/17 Scotch and Stout medal at 2017 Beer Army Beer Wars

All About Beer Magazine in association with Beer Army presented the 2017 Beer Wars in January 2017. Our Copper John took first in the Scottish export category and our Black Ghost earned third place in the oatmeal stout category. According to Beer Army, 268 entries were judged in 34 major categories.