02 December 2011

Random Beer Roundup - The Freeze Out Edition

Hoosier Beer Calendar
Events are subject to change

From the Brewers
From Bob at Flat12 Bierwerks in Indianapolis:
Saturday, December 3rd. Movember Shave-off at Flat12 (Shaving by Jack's Barber Shop). Noon.  
Wednesday, December 7th, Bike Bucket Workshop 5:30

From Clay at Sun King Brewery in Indianapolis:
We have a big run of new beers coming out in December! This week is the release of Wee Muckle, our 2011 Great American Beer Festival Gold Medal Winning Scotch Ale, which will be available for growler fills in the Tasting Room as well as making its way to bars/restaurants around town... Next week we'll be releasing a fresh batch of Cowbell: Milk Porter and Million Dollar Brewski, a classic American lager like what was popular during the days of the The Million Dollar Quartet (which consisted of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis for those that were not aware). we'll be releasing Sink the Clipper (formerly know as Winter Storm Warning) on Thursday, December 15th and on Tuesday, December 20th this years version of Malus π, our Crab Apple Wit made with locally harvested crab apples, oats and cinnnamon, just in time for the Holidays.

1st Friday at the Harrison Center
Friday, December 2nd 5-9 p.m.
1505 N. Delaware St. Indianapolis
Fresh•Local•Beer and Art

NUVO Cyclocross Race
Saturday, December 3rd
Lake Sullivan Sports Complex
(Major Taylor Velodrome)
3649 Cold Springs Road
Cyclocross, Food Trucks & Fresh•Local•Beer

Yelp's Totally Bazaar at Indy City Market
Thursday, December 8th 6-10 p.m.
Sun King, Homespun & Yelp Present
50 Local Stores and Vendors for your
Holiday Shopping Pleasure

Thursday, December 8th 6:30 p.m.
Million Dollar Brewski Tapping
The Rathskeller
Live Music from Bigger Than Elvis at 7:00

Sink the Clipper Tapping
Thursday, December 15th 6-9 p.m.
Sun King Tasting Room
Food: TBA Music: Left Lane Cruiser

Christmas Week Hours
Tues/Wed: Noon-6:00 p.m.
Thurs/Fri: Noon-7:00 p.m.
Saturday: CLOSED

New Year's Week Hours
Tues/Wed: Noon - 6:00 p.m.
Thurs/Fri: Noon - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

From Ryan a Thr3e Wise Men Brewing Co. in Broad Ripple, Indianapolis:
Come join us at Thr3e Wise Men for our new seasonal the Hubbard & Cravens Porter. You can get a pint of it on Wednesday night for only $3.00. Also we have two more seasonal tapings to finish off the year. We will be tapping the Mount Crumpet Christmas Ale on Tuesday December 13th and we will be having a New Year’s Eve Beer Toast of the King Solomon’s Imperial Stout!

From Mike at Triton Brewing Co. in Lawrence:
Blood Drive this Sun. 1-4pm. www.donorpoint.org to schedule a time. Free pint of beer or root beer for a pint of your precious blood. We have Gingerbread Brown on tap through this weekend. Get it while it lasts. 

Guest Taps:

Bell's Christmas Ale
2 Brothers Cane & Ebel
Founders Dirty Bastard
Sun King Grapefruit Jungle
Alltech Kentucky Bourbon Ale
Oaked Arrogant Bastard
Goose Island Pere Jacques
Oaken Barrel Razz Wheat
Rivertown Helles

Many of those are ready to blow.

On Deck:

Founders Breakfast Stout
New Holland Dragon's Milk
Upland Winter Warmer

At Bars and Restaurants
From Jordan at Beer Sellar in Castleton:

New beers on Tap as of 12/1/11
Founders Backwoods Bastard
Bells Sparkling Ale
Flat 12 Half Cycle
Three Floyds Panzer Wolf
New Belgium Belgo
Founders Porter
Founders Breakfast Stout
Brooklyn Companion
Bells Christmas Ale
Three Floyds Gumball Head
Triton Gingerbread Brown
Flat 12 Nunmoere IPA
December 5th
Whiskey, Cigar and Beer Tasting. $15 starts at 7pm        CANCELED
December 12th - 23rd
12 Days of Sun King. A new Sun King beer will be tapped each day for 12 days.
Line up coming next week.
February 1st Super Bells Party
20 Taps of Bells and a Firkin. Details of what beers will come soon.

From Ed at Black Market on Mass Ave. in Indianapolis:
Black Market will be hosting a "Holiday Beer Brunch" on Sunday, December 11th. We will be featuring 4 beers made specially for the holiday season paired with a holiday-inspired brunch menu (attached). Matt Clapesattle from World Class Beverage will be on-hand to discuss the beer pairings prior to each service. The cost is $35 per person + tax & tip. There will be two seatings, one at 10:30 and one at 1:30. Reservations are required for this event and can be made by calling 317-822-6757

Please do not hesitate to call with questions. 

From Jon at La Margarita in Fountain Square:
All IPAs $3 on Thursday.  

From Ryan at Scotty's Brewhouse in Various Locations:
Stop by the Scotty’s Brewhosue on 96th street to enjoy one of our new rotating taps. We just tapped the New Holland The Poet Oatmeal Stout & Great Divide Fresh Hops! You can enjoy both of these great craft beers on Thursday night for $3.50 for a pint. Scotty’s Brewhouse Downtown is now pouring the Pitch Black IPA from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company!! This is an amazing Black IPA so stop by on Wednesday nights and you can enjoy a 48oz pitcher for only $9.00!!

From Adam at Trion Tavern in New Haven:
Please see the Press Release about the Trion Tavern's innovative new website. HBG's readers might find it useful and tempting. Please be sure to check out the Interactive Daily Tap List. Early reviews have been extremely positive! People really like being able to organize the list of 58 beers on tap based on what THEY are looking for...be it by brewery, location, ABV, or even by style (in order according to the BJCP Style Guide for big-time beer geeks). 

Also, this Friday, December 2nd at 8pm, Trion Tavern will be tapping a firkin of Bell's Best Brown Ale. People can find more information at the Special Events page.

For Carry-out
From Great Fermentations in Indianapolis:
Christmas Kegging Special - $220 for a basic kegging system.

From Todd at Keg Liquors in Clarksville and New Albany:
I'm proud to announce the grand opening of Keg Liquors in New Albany, IN.  We just opened our second store in the heart of downtown New Albany, with all the things you love about our original location.  We are located at 302 Pearl St. Suite B, New Albany, IN 47150.

Here is the latest from Keg Liquors in Clarksville and New Albany:

Schlafly - Christmas Ale (Missouri)
Cantillon - Classic Geuze (Belgium)
Fantome - De Noel (Belgium)
Fantome - Saison (Belgium)
Fantome - Magic Ghost (Belgium)
Weissenoher - Bonator (Germany)
New Belgium - Snow Day (Colorado)
St. Feuillen / Green Flash - Bière De L’Amitié (Belgium)
Sierra Nevada - Ovila Quad (California)
Hoppin Frog - Barrel Aged Naked Evil (Ohio)
Lakefront - Holiday Spice (Wisconsin)
Bison - Organic Gingerbread Ale (California)
Sierra Nevada - Celebration Ale (California)
Breckenridge - Christmas Ale (Colorado)
Bells - Christmas Ale (Michigan)
Thirsty Dog - 12 Dogs of Christmas (Ohio)
Schlafly - Winter ESB (Missouri)
Mendocino - Imperial Stout (California)
Tyranena - Sheep Shagger Scotch Ale (Wisconsin)
St Bernardus - Christmas Ale (Belgium)
Victory - Yakima Glory (Pennsylvania)
Stone - Vertical Epic 2011 (California)
St Bernardus - Abt 12 6 Liter (Belgium)
St Bernardus - Mixed Selection 6 Pack (Belgium)
St Bernardus - Gift Pack (Belgium)

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