14 February 2014

Random Beer Roundup: The We Like You Here Edition

Hoosier Beer Calendar

Events are subject to change

The Brewers

Thr3e Wise Men Brewing Co
 in Indianapolis:  

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:
· Golden Zoe IPA with Citra Hops

Upcoming Beers:
· We are working on some great new beers that we will be releasing over the next few months. Here are a couple of them coming up.
· End of February: Big Hoppa' Notorious IPA.
· We are going big with this one. It will be over 10% ABV.
· End of March: Green Tea Honey Kolsch
· We will be using local honey from Hunter's Honey Farm in Martinsville, IN to make this great new beer.

Where to find us:
· Looking for Thr3e Wise Men in your area. Our beer is being poured all over the State of Indiana by very great restaurants & bars. 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:  

Bleeding Heart IPA release

Love is in the air. The much anticipated Bleeding Heart IPA will go on tap tomorrow from 4-7pm. And because we know how much you all love Bleeding Heart, we stamped a little extra love on the release too. Check out some of the fun things we have planned here.


Following the Valentine’s Day festivities will be this month’s Reel-to-Reel from 7-9pm. We had a great response this month. You can check the program here. Todd Bracik, who was part of our first Friday installation, will also be in attendance to talk briefly about the Debris in Tree install. Be sure to submit your debris in trees videos at www.debrisinthetree.com for a chance to be featured.

OLIMPICS!!! USA vs Russia Hockey party

It’s not polar bear wrestling, but it is the next best thing, HOCKEY. This Saturday we are opening our doors at 7am for the USA vs Russia match. Three Days in Paris [Moscow] will be here serving up blinis, a Russian style pancake, to help your morning munchies. Worried you might crash? Don’t be. There will be plenty of fun stuff going on to keep you fueled - like a meet and greet with Indy Fuel. For more details on the match of the century click here.

Things to keep an eye on:

· Get it while it’s hot cold. Winter Cycle 4 packs are still on sale.

· Heart of the Brews is a week from Friday. Advanced tickets are still on sale until Feb. 19th.

· Shamrock Cycles Handmade Bike Gallery will be at the Taproom on March 1st . They are showcasing the best of these handmade bikes as a preview to the North American Handmade Bike Show in Charlotte, NC this year.
In The Taproom 
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

 Sun King Brewing in Indianapolis:

  • Timmie Imperial Stout
  • Dr. of Style
  • Chocolate Cake
  • And more!
Upcoming Events: 
  • Yoga Brew Night benefitting nine13sports 2/17 at SKB
  • SKB Night at Tastings 2/19
  • Sun King Winter Warmer at Flatwater on 2/20
  • 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!!

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

Thursday, February 20, 6-10pm, Triton Brewing Company is (Tap) Taking-over The Pint in West Lafayette, Indiana! Featuring the Bee Java Brown, Midnight Rail IPA, Three Tine Belgian Tripel, Barrel Aged Sour Alt Lang Syne (2012) and a seasonal single hop IPA! 
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 to benefit research at the Riley Heart Research Center. For more info, www.heartresearch.iupui.edu.

Triton Beer Sampling at the Indiana Ice, Saturday, February 22 & Friday, February 28, 6:30-8:30pm, 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.

Triton Tap Takeover (Zionsville), Wednesday, February 26, 6-10pm, Plum’s Upper Room, South Main Street, Zionsville. Join the Chev and the #TritonArmy as we assemble for beer maneuvers in Zionsville. Join us for a great time in your neighborhood!

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!

Daredevil Brewing Co:

Next up on our event schedule:

Fishers on Tap, Saturday, February, 22nd where our beer lineup with include Lift Off IPA and Muse Belgian Golden Ale
* Mass Avenue Pub, Thursday, February 27th, Daredevil craft beer + cookie pairing! 4 Daredevil beers paired with a complementary Girl Scout cookie.
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.

Cutters Brewing Company in Avon: 

We've had a busy last few weeks at the brewery. We began our transition from 12-ounce bottles to 16-ounce cans last week, and four packs of the cans are available now at the brewery. You'll also start to see them pop up in bars and restaurants across the state in the coming weeks. We'll be announcing can release parties over the next few weeks, so keep your eyes peeled for those announcements.

Cutters will also be taking over the taps at Tomlinson Taproom on February 28. We'll be tapping a few new beers, and we'll be announcing them soon.

On March 26, Cutters will be hosting a tap takeover at The Sinking Ship in Broad Ripple. We'll be bringing a few new beers to this event as well.

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, General Brown's Sour Brown Ale, Rye on the Scarecrow Double Rye IPA. Next week we'll be tapping our new pale ale, and our Belgian Brown Ale will also make it's return to the lineup.

Quaff On! Brewing Company in Nashville, IN:

2/14 4-6pm Payless Liquors 1743 e. Main st. Plainfield
2/14 6-8pm Parsley's Liquors 1731 e. Main st. Plainfield
2/15 2-6:30pm Stacked Pickle Greenwood

New Albanian Brewing Company in New Albany:  

NABC is a part of the Craft Writing symposium at UK: Their column about it:

The event link: http://craftwriting.as.uky.edu/ 


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 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.

Bars, Restaurants, Carryout, & Distributors

From Patrick's Kitchen & Drinks:

Patrick's Kitchen is currently pouring Bloomington Brewing Company's Floyd's Batch 1000 (a Belgian Dark strong), Flat-12s Milk Stout Taxman Brewing's Belgian Blonde, Bell's Hopslam, Daredevil Muse, Bier's Mint Stout, Sun King FFo' Hops, FFF Arctic Panzer Wolf, La Trappe Quad, and BBC's Ruby Bloom amber Ale. Waiting in the wings are FFF Dreadnaught, Bier's DGB, and Bier's Chinookalicious, as well as some other tasty treats.

Scotty's Brewhouse:
All Scotty's locations will be releasing new beer menus this coming Tuesday February 18th! Some of the new additions you will see are BBC Rooftop IPA, Boulevard 80 Acre Wheat, Founders All Day IPA and Daredevil Lift Off IPA. There are many more so make sure to come in and check it out.

With this new menu change all of our stores will now have 4 rotating taps that they will switch on a daily/weekly basis. Some beers we will be highlighting to start off are New Belgium Snapshot, Goose Island Ten Hills Pale Ale and Smuttynose Durty Hoppy Brown. Again there will be many more to come so make sure to stop in and check it out.

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.

Kitchen & Drinks in Zionsville:

We are currently pouring: Bloomington Brewing's outstanding Amber called Ruby Bloom, Bell's Hopslam, Bell's Chocolate Cream Stout, Bell's Winter fest, Left Hand Milk Stout, Bier's Mint Stout, Daredevil's fabulous Muse, Sun King's extremely fresh Fist Full of Hops, Bier's excellent Dred Brown, La Trappe's Quadruple, and Kentucky Brewing's Bourbon Barrel Ale. Thank you to all the brewer's who make it possible.

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.

From Keg Liquors:  
Stochasticity Project - Grapefruit Slam IPA (California)
Bruery - Mischief (California)
Bruery - Saison de Lente (California)
Bruery - Sour in the Rye (California)
New Planet - Belgian Golden Ale (Colorado)
Rogue - 7 Hop IPA (Oregon)
Orkney - Dark Island Reserve (Scotland)
Sterling - Beer (Indiana)
Victory - Hop Ranch Imperial IPA (Pennsylvania)
Sam Adams - Rebel IPA (Massachusetts)
Smuttynose - Durty Mud Season Hoppy Brown Ale (New Hampshire)
Stone - Mixed 12 Pack (California)
Boulevard - Rye on Rye (Missouri)

Keg Liquors
Keeping Kentuckiana Beer'd since 1976
617 E. Lewis and Clark Parkway
Clarksville, IN 47129

302 Pearl St. Suite B
New Albany, IN 47150

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 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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