24 January 2014

Random Beer Roundup: The Eight Days Until Winterfest Edition

Hoosier Beer Calendar

Events are subject to change

The Brewers

rom David at Triton Brewing

Fieldhouse Wheat, Four Barrel Brown, Magnificent Amber Ale, Deadeye Stout, Railsplitter India Pale Ale, Sin Bin Belgian Pale Ale, Alt Lang Syne, Bee Java Brown, Dillinger’s Extorter Porter, Gingerbread Brown, Headsplitter­­ Imperial IPA, Nitro Midnight Rail Black IPA, Nobody’s F’Alt Oktoberfest & Three Tine Triple
Against The Grain Bonfyre of the Daiquiris, Against The Grain KY Ryed Chiquen, Crispin Hard Cider, , Heavy Seas Holy Sheet Über Abbey Ale, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Southern Tier Crème Brulee Stout, Widmer’s Omission Lager and Widmer’s Omission Pale Ale
Saturday, January 25, Brews at the Barn Beerfest, 5:30pm-12am, County Line Orchard, Hobart, Indiana, a celebration of craft beer and live music. Beer sampling with many local breweries! Live music from The Crawpuppies and Mr. Blotto. Food is included, while it lasts. All net proceeds from this event will benefit the Hobart Family YMCA. http://www.brewsinthebarn.com/ 
Thursday, January 30, 5pm, Tapping Double Deadeye Imperial Stout, Triton Brewing Company with KG's SliderStation!

Friday & Saturday, January 31-February 1, Cleveland Winter BeerFest, at the Cleveland, Ohio Convention Center. Join Triton Brewing Company and a bunch of our friends for a great, beer festival celebrating Cleveland’s love of craft beer! http://www.beerfesttickets.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=37 
Saturday, February 1, Brewer’s of Indiana Guild Winterfest, 3-8pm at the Indiana State Fair Grounds. Triton Brewing Company will be there supporting our Guild and our fellow Indiana Brewing brethren! B-Java Brown, Midnight Rail Black IPA, Sin Bin Sour and a Pin of Bourbon Barrel-Aged 2013 Alt Lang Syne!

From Shane at Daredevil Brewing Co:
Thank you to everyone that came out to our anniversary events over the last two weeks and special thanks to the great establishments that hosted the events, Twenty Tap, Buckhead Mountain Grill, Tomlinson Tap Room, The Tap, Black Market and Pizzology. You can still find some of our special Rare Devil beers from these events on draft at Black Market, Tomlinson Tap Room and Pizzology until the kegs kick.

Next up on our event schedule

Winterfest, Indiana State Fairgrounds, Saturday, February 1st where our beer lineup will include Lift Off IPA, and our current special release beers, J.W.P. American Stout, Muse Belgian Golden Ale and Carnival Saison
Fishers on Tap, Saturday, February, 22nd where our beer lineup with include Lift Off IPA and Muse Belgian Golden Ale
* A very special Mardi Gras event, Friday, February 28th, details coming soon
Simeri's Italian Restaurant, Fishers, Saturday, March 1st. Join us for a tap takeover and lots of fun.

Looking to find our beers? We try to keep draft locations up to date on website and post frequently to our Twitter and Facebook pages.

Daredevil Brewing Co. | Current beers available

Lift Off IPA: Our flagship beer available year round in cans and on draft.
A bounty of American Hops delivers the signature clean and crisp finish of a perfectly balanced West Coast style IPA.

J.W.P. American Stout: Our limited release anniversary beer available on draft.
Forged from the combination of nine grains and American hops to deliver a huge bouquet of aromas and abundant flavors of rich, silky espresso in an expressive American Stout with the spirit of the Wild West. 
Carnival Saison: A special release Belgian Saison style ale available on draft.
A creative and artistic balance of spicy phenols, fruity esters, noble hops and Belgian malts with a classic dry and thirst quenching finish. 
Muse Belgian Golden Ale: Our winter release Belgian style ale available on draft.
A creative and artistic balance of spicy phenols, fruity esters, noble hops and Belgian malts with a classic dry and thirst quenching finish.

From Matt at Cutters Brewing Company

The brewery will be open for tastings and carryout sales as usual this week, until 6 pm during the week and 1-5 pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Currently on tap at the brewery:  Lost River Blonde, Monon Wheat, Half Court IPA, Floyd's Folly Scottish, Empire Imperial Stout, Pentagon Porter, Pumpkin Porter, Bank Robber Belgian Brown Ale, and General Brown's Sour Brown Ale.  In addition to those offerings, the Cutters and Union Brewing collaboration beer, Rye on the Scarecrow Double Rye IPA is also now back on tap at the brewery.

We'll be pouring at the Brews in the Barn event in Hobart, Indiana on Saturday, January 25 and at Winterfest in Indianapolis on Saturday, February 1.  Stop by and say hello!
  • 2/8 Winter Warmer in Lafayette Brewing Co. 5-8pm
  • 2/7 Sampling at Vick's Liquor store Seymour Indiana 5-7pm
  • 2/20 Empire Stout Event at Yogi's in Bloomington, IN 6pm-to closing.
  • 2/23 Tap take over at Taphouse Lafayette, Indiana is 3pm- closing.  
  • Also, beginning of March end of February Cutters will no longer be sold in bottles but 16oz 4pk cans.
  • Cutters has free sampling M-F 3-6pm  Sat.-Sun 1-5pm.

From Ryan at Thr3e Wise Men Brewing Co:  
We currently have two very limited release beers at Thr3e Wise Men. We have our Old 59 Barley Wine and our Old Fashioned Bourbon Brown Ale. You can enjoy a 10oz pour for only $5.50.

Here are the other beers that we are pouring at Thr3e Wise Men:
· Snow Bunny Blonde
· Two Lucys Blackberry Wheat
· Bulldog Brown
· Hubbard & Cravens Porter
· Rocky Ripple Pale Ale
· Golden Zoe IPA
· Centennial Martyr Double IPA
· Very Limited: Old 59 Barley Wine
· Very Limited: Old Fashioned Bourbon Brown Ale

Our list of great establishments pouring our beer keeps growing. One of our newest locations is BoomBozz in Jeffersonville, IN. You can find a full list of locations on our website.

Are you a bar/restaurant owner and interested in Thr3e Wise Men Beer?Let us know and we will come speak with you about our great list of beers and support that we can offer.

From Beth at Sun King Brewing:

Upcoming SKB February Releases:

Ring of Dingle 2/10 cans and draft
Timmie Imperial Stout
Skulking Loafer
Dr. of Style
Chocolate Cake
Upcoming events: 
  • Winterfest 2014 on 2/1 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds
  • Visit Indy Brewery Partner Event 2/12 at Crane Bay
  • Sun King Winter Warmer at Flatwater on 2/20
  • Heart of the Brew 2/21 at the Omni benefitting Riley Heart Research

From Roger at New Albanian Brewing Company:  


Hoptimus Inception Reception 2014
At Bank Street Brewhouse only
Hoptimus is NABC’s biggest-selling beer in the metro Louisville market, and to celebrate its 8th birthday, we’re showcasing the everyday recipe with added shadings, courtesy of the boys in the brewhouse: Oaktimus (oak-aged), Chouffetimus (Belgian yeast) and two pins of differently dry-hopped Hoptimus (with Citra and Styrian Celeia).

Gravity Head 2014: Bullet Train to Blackout Town
At the Pizzeria & Public House only, through March
The 16th annual Gravity Head is NABC’s celebration of the brewing world’s biggest and best. Beginning on February 28, and lasting daily throughout March until all the kegs are gone, we’ll be devoting numerous taps to showcasing these rare and sought-after beers, as chosen to exhibit maximum diversity of flavors and stylistic inspiration.


We’ll be on the road for four February samples-only, winter-themed beer festivals. Brewers and sales staff are guaranteed to be present, so if you’re attending one or more of these festivals, come by and say hi.

February 1
Winterfest, by the Brewers of Indiana Guild, held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis

February 8
Winter Warmer, at Lafayette Brewing Company in Lafayette, Indiana

February 14 and 15
Cincinnati Winter Beer Fest, both nights at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati, Ohio (with Cavalier Distributing Ohio)

February 15
Craft Writing: Beer, The Digital, and Craft Culture, a symposium at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. NABC’s Roger A. Baylor will appear along with other craft beer notables, including Garrett Oliver, Mitch Steele and Stan Hieronymus

February 22
Tailspin Ale Fest, at Bowman Field in Louisville, Kentucky, the city’s first ever winter craft beer showcase.

From Bob at Flat 12 Bierwerks:  

Louisville Launch  
The rumors are correct. We are expanding into Kentucky. Louisville to be exact. The official launch is Monday the 27th at BoomBozz. We’ll kick it off at BoomBozz Highlands and continue with an event on Tuesday at their Westport location. For more details.

This weeks release: Walkabout Pale Ale dry-hopped w/ Simcoe (pin)
Also the updated list from now until the end of February. See here.

Keep a look out: 

February 1st is Winterfest. We will be publishing our beer list later this week. As usual there will be a theme and our brewers are planning to play it out in unexpected ways. Be sure to come by our booth. Hope to see you there!
In The Taproom 
Thursday Beer-Thirty ReleaseClown Tears Extra PaleWalkabout Pale AleLacto-Matic Milk StoutGlazed Ham PorterHalf Cycle IPAUpside Down BlondeHello My Name is Amber AlePogue’s Run Porter

Bars, Restaurants, Carryout, & Distributors

From Ryan at Scotty's Brewhouse:
All Scotty’s Brewhouse West Lafayette is now pouring New Belgium Accumulation. Come by and enjoy this amazing seasonal beer for only $2.50 on Thursday evening.

Scotty’s Brewhouse 96th Street Indianapolis is now pouring Sun King Malius Pi! Join us on Wednesday when you can enjoy a 48oz pitcher for only $7.00!
From Patrick and Patrick's Kitchen & Drinks in Zionsville: 
Patrick's Kitchen and drinks is happily pouring Bell's two hearted, Bell's Dbl Cream Stout, Bloomington Brewing Company's Ruby Bloom Amber Ale, La Trappe's Dubbel, People's Pilsner, Bell's Winter White, Bier's Dred Brown, and Bier's Dunkelweizen, along with Ommengang's Adoration, a big, dark, strong ale....and for a limited time we will have Bier's Mint Stout....
From Keg Liquors in Clarksville and New Albany:
Here is the latest from Keg Liquors: 
Meantime - Coffee Porter (England)
Schneider - Aventinus Eisbock (Germany)
Schneider - Edel-Weisse (Organic) (Germany)
Uerige - Doppel Sticke (Germany)
BFM - Abbaye de Saint Bon Chien (Switzerland)
Rivertown - Roebling Porter (Ohio)
Bockor - Cuvee de Jacobins (Belgium)
Rivertown - Ville De Rivere (Ohio)
Peoples - Procrastinator Helles Bock (Indiana)
Founders - Centennial IPA Can (Michigan)
Three Floyds - Behemoth Barleywine (Indiana)
Bells - Hopslam Imperial IPA (Michigan)
Boulevard - Rye on Rye (Missouri)
Schlafly - Irish Style Extra Stout (Missouri)
Abita - Grapefruit Harvest IPA (Louisiana)
Sierra Nevada - Bigfoot Barley Wine (California)
Sun King - Fistful of Hops (Indiana)
Sun King - Cowbell Milk Porter (Indiana)

From Mike at Yogi's in Bloomington:
Beer School resumes 1-28-2014

Beer School with Brooklyn Brewery February 4

Beer & Fundraising Events

Paint the Pub Red
Tuesday, January 28th
Mass Ave Pub
6- 9 pm

Go Red For Women - American Heart Association encourages awareness of the issue of women and heart disease. The movement challenges women to know their risk for heart disease, take action to reduce their personal risk, and gives them the tools to lead a heart-healthy life.

Join Girls Pint Out at Mass. Avenue Pub on Tuesday, January 28th at 6 pm to support this great cause. Buy any pint of Flat12 Bierwerks Amber, Carson's Brewery Red IPA, Bloomington Beer Co. Ruby Bloom Amber, or a red (specifics TBA) fromThe Bier Brewery and the proceeds will go to AHA's Go Red campaign!

As a special treat, we will also be joined by the ladies of Scarlet Lane Brewing Company! Scarlet Lane is a women-owned brewery that will be opening soon in McCordsville. Come meet these fabulous ladies, and learn about their brewery!

WINTERFEST returns to the Indiana State Fairgrounds.

Your favorite Indiana breweries will be joined by a select group
of guest breweries from around the country.

Over 200 beer selections to choose from!

February 1, 2014
3:00 to 7:00 (General Admission & Designated Driver)
2:00 to 7:00 (Early Bird)

Champions Pavilion, Indiana State Fairgrounds

Purchase Tickets - they're almost sold out!

Each guest receives a tasting glass and unlimited samples, ticket holders may enter from 3:00 to 7:00.

Be a hero by providing your friends a safe ride home! Designated Drivers may enter at any time after 2:00 and will enjoy unlimited soft drinks throughout the fest.


All attendees must be 21 or older. Photo ID required.

The Third Annual Fishers On Tap Beer Tasting event, celebrating Indiana Craft Breweries, February 22, 2014.

Please join us for our one of a kind event in Hamilton County and celebrate our local Indiana craft beer entrepreneurs while helping our club continue to make a difference in our community.

Eight Breweries Serving their Favorite Beers

Hors d’oeuvres

Live Music


Give a ways

Fishers On Tap is a fundraising event for the Fishers Rotary Club with all proceeds going to charitable organizations in our local community. It is intended to be an opportunity to sample some of Indiana's craft beers accompanied by great food, great music and raffles.

Doors open at 3:30pm pouring starts at 4:00pm to 7:00pm.

$40 for General Admission

$20 for Designated Drivers

Forum Conference and Event Center, Fishers, IN, United States

11313 USA Parkway
Fishers, IN 46038

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