History

The name “Red Leg Brewing Company” has a historical meaning, below is the description from Wikipedia.

“Members of the Field Artillery are referred to as ‘redlegs’ because during the American Civil War they were distinguished by scarlet stripes down the legs of their uniform pants. The use of colors to distinguish branches of the United States Army dates to 1851. Branch colors are found on the shoulder straps of officers wearing the blue dress uniform and on branch of service scarves authorized for wear with a variety of uniforms.”