05 October 2012

Random Beer Roundup - The Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria Edition

Hoosier Beer Calendar
Events are subject to change

From the Brewers
From Mike at Brugge Brasserie in Broad Ripple, Indianapolis:


updated 10/03/12 - subject to availability

please bear with us while we move our brewery. great things are soon to come!

flight of 3 beers $7

union suit american pale ale light malt gives way to earthy bitterness and citrusy aroma, modest abv allows for consumption of multiple pints  5.5%

pooka sour & refreshing, brewed with boysenberry 6%


dark horse sapient trip complex with notes of mild fruit, finishes with a hint of clove. although this beer is higher in alcohol it is very smooth and finishes dry on the palate. 8.5%

victory prima pils heaps of hops give this pale lager a bracing, herbal bite over layers of soft and smooth malt flavor. this refreshing combination of tastes makes prima a classy quencher in the tradition of the great pilsners of europe. 5.3%

duvel single fermented gentle hoppiness, soft carbonation, and subtle, smooth dryness with hints of frutiness. 6.8%

two brothers heavy handed ipa a fresh, wet hopped ipa brewed to celebrate the harvesting of the hops every year. since the hops have not been dried before use, they add a wonderful character found in no other beer. 6.7%

founders breakfast stout brewed with an abundance of flaked oats, bitter and imported chocolates, and sumatra and kona coffee, this stout has an intense fresh-roasted java nose topped with a frothy, cinnamon-colored head that goes forever. 8.3%

From Skip at Fountain Square Brewing in Fountain Square, Indianapolis:
Put Oct. 6th on your calendar for the biggest party ever in Fountain Square.  We will be tapping our “Hop Your Face” Imperial IPA along with showcasing 4 bands starting at 2pm.

Our first “Hop Your Face”!  This annual Imperial IPA is aggressively hopped with four different hops and loaded with a complex mix of malts.  Might as Well add dry hops so over 2 pounds per barrel of hops were added to enhance the aroma.   When Push Comes to Shove, this 9.5% brew may drive you to Hell in a Bucket, but at least you’ll enjoy the ride. 

From Ryan at Thr3e Wise Men in Broad Ripple:
Thr3e Wise Men is now serving two great new seasonal beers. Our Hoggy Style Amber & Aguadulce Chinook Wet Hop Pale! Come in and try a pint of one of these or any of our other beers on Tap on Tuesday for only $2!!

From David at Triton Brewing Co. in Lawrence:

Fieldhouse Wheat, Four Barrel Brown, Magnificent Amber Ale, Deadeye Stout, Railsplitter India Pale Ale, Sin Bin Belgian Pale Ale, 500 Monks Belgian Strong Ale, Fortshire British Mild, Fort Harrison Cherry Bourbon Barrel Stout and McQueenie’s Scotch Ale
Brooklyn Blast, Hopageddon-Napa Smith, J.W. Lees 2011 Harvest, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Widmer Omission Lager (bottle)
Triton Brewery Events
In honor of our 1st Anniversary we are tapping a beer a week until October 20th.  Come try the Hatchblower IPA on October 10, 5pm! Come try Brewer Jon’s latest! An IPA made with green bell pepper, chipotles and jalapenos! This is one not to miss! Amazing aroma and flavor!
South Bend Oktoberfest Beer Walk on October 10, 5-9pm. $40 buys you access to the ‘Walk.’ For more information, http://michianaeats.com/south-bend-oktoberfest-beer-walk-on-october-10th/ 

BW3’s Geist Triton Beer Tasting on October 11, 7-9pm. Come out sample and enjoy some tasty Triton Beer! 

Triton Beer Dinner at Michael’s South Shore October 17, 6-8pm. (11705 Fox Road, Indianapolis, IN 46236). Come enjoy heavy appetizers paired with our six year-round beers. To make your reservation, call Michael’s at 317.723.3808 

BW3’s Crawfordsville Triton Beer Tasting on October 18, 7-9pm. Come out sample and enjoy some tasty Triton Beer!

October 20, 5-9 pm Triton Brewing Company is celebrating our 1st Anniversary! Join us for an evening featuring live music from the Benito DiBartoli Band, food from Big Hoffa’s BBQ available for purchase (cash only), and the dedication of our new Beer Garden!  Quaff specialty brews and celebrate our First Anniversary with the Triton Army! See us on Facebook and Twitter for more info!
From Lindsay at Upland Brewing Co:
We're supposed to be packaging Teddy Bear Kisses and Harvest Ale  this Thursday and Friday, so will be available to the public next week! Whoohoo! 
Oh, Double Dragonfly will also be out mid-month.  
Here's a list of Cari's Tappings and Tastings:
October 10: Sinking Ship - 7 pm
                   Tomlinson Tap - 6:30 pm
October 17: Mass Ave Pub - 8:30 pm
October 18: Goose The Market - 5:30 pm

Not sure the times on these yet, so will get to you closer to date.
October 23: 1001
October 30: Sahm's Place
October 31: Fire on the Monon

At Bars, Restaurants, and Carry Out
From Jordan at Beer Sellar in Castleton:
October 19th:
Goose Island presents: the Return of Bourbon County Brand Stout on draft
tappings are at 7pm
  • Bourbon County Brand Stout
  • 312
  • Mild Winter
  • Matilda
  • Minx
  • Sofie
  • A few surprises that will be announced later
Bottles of
  • Juliet
  • Madame Rose
  • Demolition
From Sahm's Place in Broad Ripple, Indianapolis:
Sahm's Place Tuesday Night Trivia is in full swing! Fountain Square and New Day Meadery were great hosts last week, and next week we are welcoming Bloomington Brewing Company.  $4 Pints of Dunkel, Rooftop, Quarrymen, and one other seasonal will be on tap. Trivia starts at 8:30pm with prizes, food specials, and questions that will test your mind, your head, and your brain.
3rd Thursday with Bier Brewery tickets are on sale for our October version. We will be featuring tons of autumn vegetables, Smoking Goose chorizo and hot fennel sausage, Traders Point Creamery cheeses, and much much more on the menu. The best part? We will be having matching beer selections for each course, one of which will be the mythically good Pumpkin Ale from Bier Brewery. Tickets are first come first serve, so be quick, and make sure you buy them at the restaurant!
See you here soon! 
From Ryan at Scotty's Brewhouse in various locations:
All Scotty’s Brewhouse locations are now serving two more great beers from Thr3e Wise Men. The Hubbard & Cravens Porter & Two Lucys Blackberry Wheat! You can now try 6 Thr3e Wise Men Beers at any Scotty’s Brewhouse locations and you can also get your growler filled Monday-Saturday at those locations. 
Scotty’s Burger Joint in Columbus is now serving The3e Wise Men Antonius 1742 Oktoberfest! Come in and get a 48oz Pitcher of this amazing fall seasonal brew on Tuesday for only $6!

From Mike at Yogi's Bar and Grill in Bloomington:

From the Distributors:
From Jen at Cavalier Distribution:

10/6 - Porter Perfect Pint Festival @ Hawthorne Park in Porter; 12pm-5pm; tickets available @ eventbrite.com
10/8 - Beer 101 @ The Real Enchilada #2 in Corydon featuring Oktoberfest/Fall beers; 7pm
10/9 - Founders Breakfast Stout Pint Night @ Charlestown Pizza Company; 6pm
10/9 - Bloomington Brewing Co Tap Takeover @ Sahm's Trivia Night; 8pm
10/12 - Craft Tasting @ Cap N Cork on Lima Rd in Ft. Wayne; 5pm-7pm
10/16 - Finch's Tap Takeover @ Sahm's Trivia Night; 8pm
10/18 - Binkley's Brew Club Event featuring Finchs; 7pm
10/18 - Peoples Beer Dinner @ The Local Eatery and Pub; 7pm
10/21 - Craft Tasting @ 21st Amendment on Binford Ave; 5pm-7pm
10/23 - NABC Tap Takeover @ Sahm's Trivia Night; 8pm
10/24 - Founders Breakfast Stout Pint Night @ Rocky's on the River in Jeffersonville; 6pm
10/26 - Founders Breakfast Stout Pint Night @ Gerst Haus in Evansville; 6pm
11/16 - Celebrate Election Day with Elector at Yogi's; Bloomington; all day event

Upcoming Events
From Jason at Tuxedo Park Brewers Supply:
SAVE THE DATE for Fauxtoberfest! 2012
Saturday, October 6, 2012 | 4pm - When it stops!
Bring your Lederhosen and St Pauli Girl outfits. Bring your crazy hats. Bring your kids and dogs. Bring your gramma even. It's a sure-fire fun for all, free for all!
At Fauxtoberfest! we rock the house. We'll have a public, best-of-show style home brew competition, along with some samples of Tuxedo Park Brewers standards and seasonal kit favorites. Entertainment is still being worked out, but we're sure to have a smattering of live music, from bluegrass to rock and roll starting around 5pm. We hope to even bring on a comedian, some fire juggling, magic and much, much more! For those that stayed late last year, you remember: bring on your flippy cup game face. Pete from End of the Line Public House will be providing some great food, inspired by German and American heritage. It's sure to be a really good time!
Purchase your commemorative glass now while they last!
Home Brewers: Join the home brew competition, it's what the day is all about! Instructions: Bring three (3) gallons or more in a keg and show off your wonderful home brewed beer. Each participant will recieve $15 worth of Gift Certificates to the shop! At the end of the night, we'll tally the best-of-show votes , and the top three home brewers will win some wonderful prizes from Tuxedo Park Brewers Supply. Please sign up by October 1, 2012 by emailing adam@tuxedoparkbrewers.com or giving us a call at (317) 408 - 6970.
Custom limited edition glasses are on sale now for $25.
From Tim:
Saturday, 10/6
Beer Tasting & Fundraiser, 2:00-3:00pm, Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library, 1120 Stafford Road, Plainfield. Join us for an afternoon beer tasting fundraiser for the Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library with Three Pints Brewpub and Black Swan Brewpub, sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Adults 21 years old and up are invited to learn more about beer and brewing. Afterwards participants will get to sample select beers from Three Pints Brew Pub. Registration is required. A $5.00 registration fee will be required at the door. All participants must bring a valid photo ID. For more information contact Joanna Carter at 839-6602 ext. 2159 or jcarter@plainfieldlibrary.net. Register is required for this event at www.plainfieldlibrary.net or by calling 838.3800. 

From Susan:

On October 6, from 6-10 PM, Broad Ripple Kiwanis and Bier Brewery are hosting Pints for Half-Pints.
The funds raised will go to the child- and youth-based activities the Broad Ripple Kiwanis supports, including:
· Haverford Little League, science fair at School 55, LEGO project at School 91, books for St. Joan of Arc School, football jerseys for Broad Ripple Magnet High School, Blessings in a Backpack, support for juvenile diabetes research at Riley Hospital, the Kiwanis International worldwide service project to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus, and others. 

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