3 Beers with some really amusing names and fascinating stories
“James Squire was found stealing ingredients from the colonial stores to make the first lot of beer in the country”
A strange name with a fascinating history. Apparently James Squire was found stealing ingredients from the colonial stores to make the first lot of beer in the country. He later received 150 whip lashes as punishment. The beer was eventually made and it got the name from its unique story.
This beer is from the Russian River brewery in Guerneville, California, where they have a whole range of great beers with odd names ranging from Temptation to Mortification.
An American classic, this creation from Stone Brewing is an intensely dark, full bodied and innovative ale that was ahead of its time. It features a picture of the devil drinking a pint on the front, an indication of its intense and strong flavor.
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