Lo and behold! There is a more compelling connection between beer bottles and red sea glass than you might have thought, and it has nothing to do with the ubiquitous “beer bottle green” sea glass.
I think you’ll enjoy this story by Rebecca Ruger of the former Glassing Magazine. (Glassing Magazine has since been reimagined and is now called Beachcombing Magazine.)
It’s a tale of the bookkeeper for a small brewing company, how he married the widow of his boss and went on to make the “beer that made Milwaukee famous.”