21 February 2014

Random Beer Roundup: The Indiana Gets a Gold in Beer Edition

Hoosier Beer Calendar

Events are subject to change

HBG February Pint Night:  Join us at La Margarita in Fountain Square (Murphy Arts Center, 1043 Virginia Ave., Suite 1, 317.384.1457) at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 27, when we will be joined by 18th Street's brewer/owner Drew Fox and the brewery's creative director Joey Potts. The featured beer will be 18th Street's Hunter Double Milk Stout (8% ABV). 10 ounce pours of Hunter will cost you $4.25 a piece. As described by the brewery:

Here is a father’s toast to his son. Brewed with cocoa nibs and lactose, Hunter boasts a creamy texture and rich chocolate flavor. Vanilla, roast, and caramel sweetness are met with a bright hop bitterness.

The Brewers

Thr3e Wise Men Brewing Co
 in Indianapolis:  

Thr3e Wise Men will be tapping our newest beer, Big Hoppa Notorious IPA, next Tuesday February 25th. This is a very big aggressive forward beer with a lot of tropical hops. Contains Galaxy, Citra and Cascade hops.

Thr3e Wise Men Current Beers:
· Snow Bunny Blonde

· Two Lucys Blackberry Wheat

·  Bulldog Brown

·  Hubbard & Cravens Porter

·  Rocky Ripple Pale Ale

· Golden Zoe IPA

· Centennial Martyr Double IPA

· Seasonal: Daddy's Juice Session IPA

Current Hand Pull:
·  Hubbard & Cravens Porter with Single Origin Coffee Bali Blue Moon from Hubbard & Cravens

Upcoming Beers:
·  March: Green Tea Honey Kolsch

·  A very light easy drinking beer made with German Pislner and local wild flower honey and green tea. ABV: 5.4% IBU: 25

·  April: Hoppy Pale Wheat

Where to find us:
· New location: Buffalo Wings & Ribs on Coldwater Road in Fort Wayne.

· Now carrying our Snow Bunny Blonde.

· Check out our full list of locations on our website.

· Would you like to see Thr3e Wise Men at your favorite restaurant or bar? Well then let us know so we can reach out to them.

Are you planning a beer event or tasting? We would love to be involved. Just send over an email to Ryan Kellerman and we will get working on it with you.

    Flat 12 Bierwerks in Indianapolis:  

    Hockey Viewing Parties (Bronze & Gold Games)
    We had a great turnout for the USA vs Russia game. If you missed it we posted a few videos on our Facebook page. Be sure to check them out. We will also plan to have viewing parties for both the Bronze and Gold games. On Saturday the 22nd we will open the Taproom at 9 am for the 10 am bronze match. We will also have Indianapolis natives, cousins Rachel and Emma Bowling in attendance. They are two middle schoolers that both tried out for and qualified for the US Olympic Luge Development team. Click here to see more about their story. On Sunday the 23rd we will open our doors again at 7am for the final match to see who wins the gold. For more details about the event check our events page here.

    Nunmoere Black Release:
    If you needed another reason to look forward to Spring, there’s no need, or none need, to look any further. Our spring seasonal, Nunmoere Black, is set to release on Sunday, March 2nd. But we’re not just releasing the beer that day. Nope. We are doing so much more. See what all we have scheduled for the day here.

    Flat Tuesday:
    Plan ahead. Flat Tuesday is only 2 days after the Nunmoere Release. If you can’t make it to Mardi Gras no worries, we are working to bring it to you. Doors open at 4pm on March 4th. There will be crawfish races, King Cake and 4 limited edition beer concoctions. We’ll be releasing more details soon, but until then click here for what we have planned.

    Keep a lookout on:
    ·  Winter Cycle 4 packs are still available for purchase in the taproom.

    ·  Heart of the Brews is this Friday, 21st. Go online to www.heartresearch.iupui.edu or contact Donna Fischer at dfischer@iu.edu, 317-278-1130 for more information and to purchase tickets.

    · Shamrock Cycles Handmade Bike Gallery will be in the Taproom March 1st. More details here.
    In The Taproom 
    Massive Retalliation
    Thursday Beer-Thirty Release
    Clown Tears Extra Pale
    Walkabout Pale Ale
    Lacto-Matic Milk Stout
    Half Cycle IPA
    Upside Down Blonde
    Hello My Name is Amber Ale

    Pogue’s Run Porter

    Triton Brewing in Lawrence: 

    Fieldhouse Wheat,  Sin Bin Belgian Pale Ale, Four Barrel Brown, Magnificent Amber Ale, Deadeye Stout, Railsplitter India Pale Ale, Three Tine Triple, Gingerbread Brown, Bee Java Brown, Alt Lang Syne, Dillinger’s Extorter Porter, Bourbon Barrel Alt Lang Syne (2012), Headsplitter­­ Imperial IPA, Nitro Midnight Rail Black IPA and Double Deadeye Imperial Stout

    Against The Grain KY Ryed Chiquen, Founders Porter, Heavy Seas Holy Sheet Über Abbey Ale, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, New Day Meadery South Cider, Widmer’s Omission Lager and Widmer’s Omission Pale Ale

    Friday, February 21, 7-10pm, Omni Severin Hotel, 40 W. Jackson Place, join us for the 4th Annual “Heart of the Brews,” an ale tasting event to support research for kids with ailing hearts.  Proceeds from this event will benefit research at the Riley Heart Research Center. For more information, check out www.heartresearch.iupui.edu.

    Saturday, February 22 & Friday, February 28, 6-9pm, Triton Beer Sampling at the Indiana Ice, Pan American Plaza, downtown Indianapolis, join Triton’s lovely Ms. Athena for a tasting during the Ice versus Team USA! For more information, contact www.indianaice.com.

    Wednesday, February 26, 6-10pm, Triton Beer Dinner (Zionsville), Plum’s Upper Room, South Main Street, Zionsville.  Five beers will be featured along with a 'gastro pub' menu featuring food that complements our uniquely crafted beers. Cost is $35 per person.

    Thursday, February 27, 5pm, Triton is doing a Double Tapping! Join us for a new Pale Ale and A new Bourbon Barrel Sour! Two completely new beers!  Come taste these new and exciting flavors!

    Triton Tap Takeover (Terre Haute), Wednesday, February 26, 6-10pm, Sonka’s Irish Pub, Wabash Avenue, Terre Haute.  Join the #TritonArmy as we bring the love to Terre Haute. Excitement in your neck of the woods! Come on out!

    Saturday, March 8, 4-8pm, ‘Brews at the Shoe’ at Horseshoe Casino, 777 Casino Center Drive, Hammond, IN join us and more than 30 other breweries! Tickets can be purchased online at www.chicagohorseshoe.com, www.ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster at 800-736-1420.

    Saturday, March 15, 3:30-6:30pm, Plainfield Discount Liquors Triton Tasting Event, 5975 Cambridge Way, Plainfield, IN. A fun little sampling in Plainfield! Join us in your neighborhood!

    Thursday, March 20, 5pm, join us with KG’s Sliderstation to tap the Pink Ribbon Saison!

    Saturday, March 22, 6:30-9pm, Triton Beer Sampling at the Indiana Ice Game, Pan Am Plaza join us to root on our Ice and enjoy a Sin Bin or other fun Triton Beer!

    Saturday, April 1, 6-9pm, College Night Beer Tasting at the Indiana Ice Game! Come taste some delicious Triton Beer and root on our “Hometown Team,” the Indiana Ice!

    Daredevil Brewing Co:
    The upcoming event schedule

    * Fishers on Tap, Saturday, February, 22nd where our beer lineup with include Lift Off IPA, Muse Belgian Golden Ale and Carnival Saison

    * Mass Avenue Pub, Thursday, February 27th, Daredevil craft beer + cookie pairing! 4 Daredevil beers paired with a complementary Girl Scout cookie.

    * Hops House 99, Lawrenceburg, Thursday, February 27th. Our first trip to the greater Cincy area where they always have Lift Off IPA on and for this event we will also have Carnial Saison and it's pint night. Get our logo imperial pint glass while they last.

    * Mardi Gras on Main Street, Speedway, Friday, February 28th

    * Simeri's Italian Restaurant, Fishers, Saturday, March 1st. Join us for a tap takeover & pint night. Lift Off IPA, Muse Belgian Golden Ale, Carnival Saison and J.W.P. American Stout.

    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 on can and draft locations across the state.
    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.

    Cutters Brewing Company in Avon: 

    The brewery will operate with normal hours this week, 1-5 pm on Saturday and Sunday and open until 6 during the week.

    On tap at the brewery:  Lost River Blonde, Monon Wheat, Half Court IPA, Floyd's Folly Scottish Ale, Empire Imperial Stout, Pentagon Porter, Pumpkin Porter, Rye on the Scarecrow Double Rye IPA, General Brown's Sour Brown Ale, and our two newest beers, Knobstone Pale Ale and Bank Robber Belgian Brown Ale.

    Don't forget to mark your calendars for our tap takeovers at Tomlinson Taproom (2/28) and The Sinking Ship (3/26), as well as our first can release party at The Sinking Ship on March 6.

     Sun King Brewing in Indianapolis:

    • Timmie Imperial Stout
    • Dr. of Style
    • Chocolate Cake
    • And more!
    Upcoming Events: 
    • Heart of the Brew 2/21 at the Omni benefitting Riley Heart Research
    • SKB Beer Dinner 2/26 at No Coast Reserve (Bloomington)
    SAVE THE DATE::: Bike to the Ballpark with the Indianapolis Indians on April 10th, 2014!!

    New Albanian Brewing Company in New Albany:  


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

    Bars, Restaurants, Carryout, & Distributors

    Scotty's Brewhouse:
    All Scotty's Brewhouse locations have new beer menus! Make sure to come by and check out some of the new additions to the beer lists. All stores now have 4 rotating draft lines so we will be able to switch them up on a daily/weekly basis. A few that we currently have are New Belgium Snapshot. Goose Island Ten Hills Pale Ale and Smuttynose Durty Hoppy Brown. Make sure to check out the menu list when you arrive to see these rotating taps.

    Aristocrat Pub & Restaurant:
    Tuesdays at Aristocrat Pub. 60 taps/craft beer $3.50 pints all day, plus acoustic open stage from 9pm to 11pm.
    We are open 11am to 11pm on Tuesdays.
    5212 N College Ave Indpls 46220 (317) 283-7388 aristocratpub.com.

    Lino's Coffee in Speedway:
    Here's an update of events at Lino's:
    Fri., Feb. 21 - Pint Night: Carson's Brewery (Evansville, IN)
    Fri., Feb. 28 - Mardi Gras on Main (pub crawl!)
    Fri., Mar. 14 - Pint Night: Upland Brewing Co.
    Fri., Mar. 21 - Pint Night: Flat 12 Bierwerks 
    And of course, $3.50 craft pints every Wednesday.

    Beer & Fundraising Events
    The 4th Annual “HEART of the BREWS”

    An ALE tasting event to support RESEARCH for KIDS with AILING HEARTS

    Proceeds to benefit research at the Riley Heart Research Center

    Come together with friends and learn about pairing foods with certain brews in an educational, responsible and relaxing atmosphere. While enjoying your tastings, take time to bid on items at our Silent Auction, which will include autographed sports memorabilia, gift certificates to local restaurants and hotels, gift baskets and more.

    DATE: Friday, February 21, 2014

    TIME: 7:00 – 10:00 PM

    7:00 – 8:30 PM Silent Auction open

    7:00 – 10:00 PM Tastings

    PLACE: Omni Severin, 40 W. Jackson Place, downtown Indy

    Must be 21 years of age to attend. Please sample responsibly.


    $45 Advance Purchase (Jan 20 – Feb 19, 2014)

    $60 Late Purchase and at the Door (Feb 20 – 21, 2014)

    $15 Designated Driver
    Go online to www.heartresearch.iupui.edu or contact Donna Fischer at
    dfischer@iu.edu, 317-278-1130 for more information and to purchase tickets.

    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
    • Raffle
    • 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

    It's All in the Glass: A Glassware Education Event 

    Join us at Shoefly Public House on Wednesday, February 26th from 6-9 pm for a glassware education event! Glassware guru, Russell Balliet, will give a short explanation why your beer should be in a specific glass.

    To demonstrate how each glass maximizes the deliciousness of your beer, the following special beers will be served in their proper glass and available to purchase:
    Bell's Brewery, Inc. Hopslam (tulip glass)
    Carson's Brewery Eville Wheat (weizen glass)
    New Holland Brewing Company Blue Sunday Sour (chalice glass)
    Southern Tier Brewing Company Creme Brulee Imperial Milk Stout (snifter) 
    Food is also available for purchase. Check out Shoefly's delicious menu here
    This is a casual event - come and go as you please. The education portion will start about 6:30. 
    RSVP here! 
    Girls Pint Out's 4th Birthday Party
    Saturday, March 8th 2-5 pm
    12758 Hamilton Crossing Boulevard, Carmel, Indiana 
    Girls' Pint Out began in Indy. 46 chapters nationally and 4 years later, it is time to celebrate! We are Girls Pint Out - so we'll be celebrating with beer provided by SteadyServ.

    SteadyServ will have two beers on tap: Fountain Square Workingman's Pilsner and Stochasticity Project Grapefruit Slam IPA.
    This is a casual, open-house style event. Come and go as you please! 

    Upland Brewing Company's 2014 Shamrock Beer 5K Run/Walk
    2014 Shamrock 5K Beer Run is Bigger and Better!!!
    Saturday March 15, 3:00pm
    Georgia Street, Downtown Indy 
    What do you get, you ask?
    Shirt (Expect to see green)
    Beer (3 ounces five different times & pint at the finish)
    Customized Bib (Choose your bib-name wisely)
    Pint Glass (Full of an Upland brew at the finish)
    Medal (Can you say Awesome?)
    Nearly Sold-Out Once sold-out, we will allow Late-Registrations, however they will not receive medals or pint-glasses. Please register soon.
    Upland will be pouring the beer this year. The silly run begins with a toast and 3 ounces of Upland Wheat . You then enjoy another Upland beer each kilometer (give or take a few meters).  When you finish, you receive your medal and a pint-glass of Upland. Several varieties available.
    Register Here

    Upland Brewing Company Sour + Wild + Funk Fest

    Tickets for the third annual Upland Brewing Company Sour + Wild + Funk Fest will be on sale at www.uplandsourfest.eventbrite.com on March 10. This year's festival will take place Saturday, May 17th from 2pm-6pm at the historic Indianapolis City Market, preceded by a VIP Sour lecture and private tasting from 12:30-1:30pm, and with a Secret Barrel Society members-only party to follow in the building's catacombs from 7pm-9pm. For more information on our Secret Barrel Society, check out secretbarrelsociety.com

    VIP tickets can be purchased for $75, and will include VIP lecture, lanyard, commemorative T-shirt, swag bag and access to the VIP lounge including food and private bathrooms.

    General Admission tickets are $45 and include light snacks, with the City Market's artisans open to sell heavier fare throughout the festival. General Admission attendees will also have the option to buy a T-shirt on the website during ticket purchase for an additional $15. 

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