16 September 2011

Random Beer Roundup - The Drink Another Edition

There is plenty to do if you are looking.  Triton will be introducing their first brew, Oranje will have some local favorites and so will Art Squared in Fountain Square, and Beer Sellar has their Falltoberfest.  And that's just in Indianapolis.  On Saturday.  Check the calendar if you are feeling bored and thirsty!

Hoosier Beer Calendar
Events are subject to change

From the Brewers
From Bob at Flat12 Bierwerks in Indianpolis:

-Friday, Sept 16th. Joe Brahma Coffee Brown Ale Tapping at Flat12 Tasting Room
(Beer detail near the bottom of this list). Music by The Draft Kings. Special Food planned.
-Saturday, Sept. 17th. Oranje. Interactive Experience of Music and Art. On tap. www.oranjeindy.com
-Saturday, Sept. 17th Fall to Beer Fest at Beer Sellar
-Saturday, Sept. 17th Hoosier Hop & Harvest, Story Inn
-Sunday, Sept. 18th. Tasting at Tour de Coops' "Recooperation" Bike Corral, Union Jack(BR) lot. Naptown Chickens on Facebook.
-Saturday, Sept. 24th. Valpo Beer Fest
-Sunday, Sept 25th. All Beers Considered at The Fickle Peach, Muncie
-Sunday, Oct. 1, Taste of Germany @ The Rathskeller. Samples.
From Clay at Sun King Brewery in Indianapolis:

Carmel International Arts Festival

September 24th & 25th
Featuring Fresh•Local•Beer On Tap

Monumental Mayhem
October 7-9
Indiana Convention Center
WFTDA Roller Derby Regional Playoffs
Featuring Fresh•Local•Beer On Tap

Brewer's Dinner with the Big Green Bistro AT Sun King
October 12th 6:30 p.m.

El Gallo Negro Tapping
October 27th  6-9 p.m.
Sun King Tasting Room
Food from the Big Green Bistro
Music: TBA

From Mike at Triton Brewing Company in Indianapolis:
Triton Brewing will tap its first beer, Fieldhouse Wheat, Sat. 9/17 at 11am. Bring in your growler or buy one for $3. Fills are $10. We will be open on Sundays from 11-5(10a on Colts 1pm  kicks) for watching games or carryout for your tailgate. Magnificent Amber taps 9/21 and Four Barrel Brown taps 9/22. 
Guest Taps:
3 Floyds Pride & Joy
Unibroue Trois Pistoles
Stone Arrogant Bastard
New Albanian Elector
Founders Centennial IPA
Bell's Double Cream Stout
Barley Island Dirty Helen Brown
Rivertown Helles
Sun King Oktoberfest
At Bars and Restaurants
From Jordan at Beer Sellar in Castleton:
This Saturday is our Falltobeerfest. We will have beers from over 20 breweries. The event starts at 4pm and Live Music at 10.
Beer List is as follows:
Goose Island Harvest Ale
New Holland Ichabod
Upland Oktoberfest
New Belgium Hoptober
Sam Adams Oktoberfest, Dunkleweizen
Sierra Nevada Tumbler
Warsteiner Oktoberfest
Breckenridge Autumn
Founders Breakfast Stout, Dirty Bastard
Tyranena Rockys Revenge Brown Ale
New Albanian Yakima Rye IPA
Peoples Amber
Weihenstephaner Oktoberfest
Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale
Sun King Oktoberfest, Wee Mac
Bloomington Equinox IPA
Spaten Oktoberfest
Paulaner Oktobeweisn
Flying Dog Gonzo Porter
Brooklyn Brown Ale, Post Road Pumpkin
Rogue Double Dead Guy
Barley Island Dirty Helen
Bells Q-Falls, Double Cream Stout, Hopsoulation, Best Brown
Bluegrass Brown, Bourbon Barrel Stout
Victory Baltic Thunder Porter
Flat 12 Tang Porter, Milk Stout
Schlafly Pumpkin

For Carry-out
From Todd at Keg Liquors in Clarksville:
Here is the latest from Keg Liquors in Clarksville:
Boulevard - Nommo (Missouri)
Bruery - Autumn Maple (California)
Magic Hat - Hex (Vermont)
New Belgium - Belgo IPA (Colorado)  

From the Distributors
From Jen at Cavalier Distributing in Indianapolis:

9/22 - Craft Beer Tasting @ Chalet #6; Goshen 4-6pm (CST)
9/23 - Craft Beer Tasting @ Duneside Liquors; Portage 4-6pm (CST)
9/24 - Evansville Museum of Art, History & Science 14th Annual Brew Ha Ha featuring New Albanian; Evansville 6-10pm (CST); $25 advance ticket & $30 day of event
9/29 - Feast of Fall Beers @ Keg Liquors; Clarksville 5-8pm
10/15 - Porter Perfect Pint Festival  1-5pm
11/5 - Fiddler's Hearth thebeerisgood.com Tap Takeover; South Bend (ALL DAY)

Upcoming Events:
Hoosier Beer book signing and pub quiz. This one on Thurs, Sept 22 at Barley Island. 639 Conner St., Noblesville.

6:30: Book signing and boring speech
7:30: Pub Quiz - done before 9pm - I promise.

Teams of up to 6 people. Questions about Beer, Indiana, Indiana Beer, General Knowledge, Trivia, Oldies.

No charge - there will be prizes.

More info about Hoosier Beer can be found at http://www.hoosierbeerstory.com/

Herron-Morton Place Oktoberfest
We are holding an Oktoberfest on Sept. 24th at our park (1900 block of Alabama). It is $5 for advanced tickets and $10 at the door- all proceeds will go towards an endowment to maintain the HMP Park (event location). So far we will be serving Upland Beer, Fountain Square Brewing samples, and Schlalfy Beer samples as well as featuring live music from Hero Jr. Food vendors include Ivey Spice and Sweet Cakes by Ronda. You can get additional information from the following: 
Facebook Event: Herron-Morton Oktoberfest


Third Indpls Liederkranz Oktoberfest
October 01, 2011
Location: Liederkranz Hall - 1417 East Washington Street, Indpls. Free parking at Indiana FOP and Ivy Tech. 
Imagine a smaller Oktoberfest inside a dry building decorated as a German Beer Hall. Band is the Original Alpine Express that has appeared at German Park, Sun King Brewery and many other area locations.  A fun evening with dancing and gemutlichkeit!
Octoberfest will be held again on the first floor in a room that resembles a German Beer Hall. No concert, but a great band, food, and bar. An RSVP helps us serve you better. Call 782-9216.
Door open at 6:00 PM
Food is served 6:00 PM 
Entertainment: 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM 
Entrance: $8 per person non-members. $4 for members
Menu: Claus' Bratwurst, Knockwurst $3.50. German Potato Salad, Sauerkraut, Green beans $1.50. Desserts $1.00. Coffee 50 cents. Draft German beer 12 oz $3.00. Pitcher $11.50. Domestic beer in cans $2 


Brew Bracket is back! The tournament of craft brews returns to the Indiana State Fairgrounds this fall, with an event featuring Stouts on the afternoon of Saturday, October 8th. Come join us to taste 16 different Indiana Stouts and vote for your favorites in a blind, head-to-head comparison.
Tickets are available at www.brewbracket.com ($35 participant and $7 for DD). Only 400 tickets will be sold.

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