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Retro Baltimore Trivia: How did Baltimore beer Colt 45 get its name?

Colt 45 advertising by W.B. Doner and Company.
Colt 45 advertising by W.B. Doner and Company. (Handout photo)

Readers: Think you know your Baltimore? Try answering our weekly trivia question. Some weeks will be ridiculously easy, some weeks a bit more challenging.

Here’s last week’s trivia:

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QUESTION: How did Baltimore beer Colt 45 get its name?

ANSWER: It’s named not after the handgun, but rather after Baltimore Colt running back Jerry Hill, whose number was 45.

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