Quote Originally Posted by aleandhearty View Post
When I had Evolution a while ago I became curious about the brewery's name, tried to find out more and became utterly fascinated. Apparently, the name refers to the giant blue flames that lit up the night sky, having been emitted from the blast furnaces of the town's ironworks. Don't know why, but it really appealed to the romantic in me. Ah, heavy industry. Remember that?
A great story to match top quality ale and I've certainly learned something there so thank you aleandhearty. The next time I find any Blue Monkey beer, and I haven't had a bad one yet, I'll raise a glass or two to heavy industry lost and ironworks in particular.