Looks enticing! It'll be interesting to see what our homebrewing friends can cook up.
The First Annual Indy Craft Beer Festival
Saturday May 3 - 2pm to 6pm
Hot Shotz Ale & Grill parking lot
4705 E 96th St, Indianapolis, IN 46240
Benefiting Indiana Down Syndrome Foundation
Admission: $35 day of $40 at the door
Competition: Home Brewers vs. Home Brewers and Professionals vs Professionals in a peoples' choice award contest.
Each attendee gets 3 Home Brewer votes and 3 Professional votes. Ballots will be handed at the door with tasting glasses. Attendees will leave their ballot at monitored designated locations in the tent. Attendees will be rank their top three beers. Each ranking will have a point value: 1st - 3pts, 2nd - 2pts, 3rd - 1 pt. The top three Home Brew and top three Professional brewers will be awarded 1st 2nd and 3rd place.
Each entrant has to submit a full 5 gallon keg, ale or lager. The beer may be naturally or forced carbonated. It can be dry hopped. No style guidelines will be enforced. Brew your best beer. May the best beer win.
Entry form available here (Microsoft Word Document).
1st prize – Beer Showcased on tap @ Hot Shotz, $1,600 Kinetico RO system, Great Fermentation Gift Certificates, Hop Shop Gift Certificates and other prizes to be determined
2nd prize – Beer Showcased on tap @ Hot Shotz, $350 Kinetico in line water filter, Great Fermentation Gift Certificates, Hop Shop Gift Certificates and other prizes to be determined
3rd prize - Beer Showcased on tap @ Hot Shotz, Kinetico bottled water for a year, Great Fermentation Gift Certs, Hop Shop Gift Certificates and other prizes to be determined
Professionals - Beer Dinner in their honor, 1/2 page ad in Nuvo as the winner, Channel 8 is covering the event and more to come.
27 February 2008
Info on the First Annual Indy Craft Beer Festival at Hot Shotz Ale & Grill
The beer calendar is quickly filling up with tonight's Craft Beer and Food Symposium, next week's Ale Fest Indy, and DarkLord Day all on the horizon. In addition, we've got news from Brian Graham at Hot Shotz Ale & Grill: