On November 10, 1775, in Philadelphia’s Tun Tavern, Beer witnessed the formation of the United States Marine Corps. Since then this day has been celebrated as the Marine Corps Birthday. Wish a Happy Birthday to your favorite Marine, better yet, if possible, buy him a beer in memory of Tun Tavern.

Save the Date of December 11th for Santa Crawl – between noon and 2 drop off a non-perishable food item at Idaho Brewing and receive a coupon sheet for that day with discounts around town celebrating Santa Crawl.

Copyright Gregg Smith – His latest book “American Beer History” is available on Amazon