04 April 2014

The 'If You Don't Read Our Blog, You'll Know Nothing About TFN10' Edition

Hoosier Beer Calendar

Events are subject to change

The Brewers

Triton Brewing in Lawrence:

Fieldhouse Wheat, Sin Bin Belgian Pale Ale, Four Barrel Brown, Magnificent Amber Ale, Deadeye Stout, Railsplitter India Pale Ale, Palesplitter Pale Ale, Pink Ribbon Saison, Three Tine Triple, Alt Lang Syne, Bourbon Barrel Alt Lang Syne (2013), Grand Citra Station, Double Deadeye Imperial Stout, Barrel Aged Alt Lang Syne (2013) (Sour) & Nitro Magnificent Amber
Destihl Wild Sour Flemish Amber, Founders Porter, New Day Meadery Barrel Aged Cherry Mead, Widmer’s Omission Lager and Widmer’s Omission Pale Ale
Saturday, April 5, 2014, 2-6pm - TAP at TAF TAP is an exclusive fund raising event for the Tippecanoe Arts Federation and provides the funds to offer arts programs and services to the 14 county region the Arts Federation serves in North Central Indiana. Join us at the Tippecanoe Arts Federation (638 North Street, Lafayette, IN, 47901)! Cost of tickets is VIP - $35.00; General Admission - $25.00; and Designated Drivers - $5.00. For more information,
Friday, April 11 (6-10pm)-Saturday, April 12 (1-8pm) - 22nd Annual Peoria International Beerfest at Exposition Gardens. This two-day festival combines the best of local food, music and craft beer! Proceeds from the Peoria International Beer Festival enable the Jaycees to support local charities and community projects throughout the year. For more information, tickets, etc...: www.peoriabeerfest.com
Saturday, April 12, 12-5pm – 4th Annual Blue Chip Casino Brewfest at The Stardust Event Center at Blue Chip Casino. Join Triton and other top microbreweries from around the nation as we gather to showcase unique flavors & different brews. Tickets are on sale now at Ticketmaster.com or you can visit the Blue Chip Box Office! General Admission: $40; VIP Session: $75; Brewmaster: $99; Or, Designated Driver: $15. http://www.bluechipcasino.com/whats-new/events/4th-annual-blue-chip-brewfest
Saturday, April 12, 4-7pm - The Bloomington Craft Beer Festival at Woolery Mill makes its 4th appearance! Bloomington Craft Beer Festival is the proud winner of the 2013 “Best Festival” award from VISIT BLOOMINGTON. An impressive array of Indiana craft beer (150+ selections) served in the awe-inspiring Woolery Mill. Live music makes it lively, and great local food (available for purchase) makes it delicious too! General Admission $35 & Designated Driver $10. For more information: http://www.brewersofindianaguild.com/events

Thr3e Wise Men Brewing Co in Indianapolis:

· Are you a VIP Member? It is FREE to join! Become a member and after every 9 Growler Fills of Thr3e Wise Men Beer we will add $10 to your VIP Card.

Upcoming Beers:
· April: Hoppy Pale Wheat
· Tapping April 29th

Upcoming Events:
· Saturday April 5th: TAP at TAF in Lafayette, IN | 2:00pm - 6:00pm
· Saturday April 12th: Brewers Guild of Indiana Bloomington Beer Festival | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
· Are you planning a beer event and would like to have Thr3e Wise Men involved? Well let us know by emailing Ryan Kellerman.

Where to find our beer:
· New location: Beef 'O' Brady's in Granger, IN just tapped our Snow Bunny Blonde. Make sure to make it out and try a pint.
· We are in over 50 restaurants & bars around the state. You can check out ourwebsite for a full list of locations.
· Would you like to see Thr3e Wise Men at your favorite restaurant or bar? Well thenlet us know so we can reach out to them.

The Ram

Mug Club Monday (4/7/14)
Don't forget that the first Monday of every month is Mug Club Monday. All Mug Club Members get 50% off all food for parties of 8 or less.

Brewer's Dinner, April 17th at 6:00pm (Downtown location): 
The official Maibock tapping will be held at the Brewer's Dinner. Those attending will be the first to try it (it's paired with one of the courses). It will be tapped in the bar and restaurant after the conclusion of the dinner. 7% ABV, 35 IBU's. A smooth, malty, high gravity German Lager. More information on this delicious event:

At our Fisher's Location:
April 10th at 7:00pm Tapping Party: We will be tapping "Get To Za Hoppa!!" An American Pale Ale with Centennial and Simcoe hops. Light in color with a huge hop aroma. 6% ABV, 50 IBU's.

Daredevil Brewing Co:
Lots going on at the brewery as we shift from our winter/spring special releases to summer and limited releases. You should now be seeing our limited release Rip Cord Double IPA in many draft locations across Indiana. We also just started brewing Vacation Kolsch last weekend and it will be out by early May this year on draft and we hope for much of the summer.

Upcoming events
* Bloomington Craft Beer Festival, Saturday, April 12
* Thunder Louisville at Buckhead Mountain Grill, Jeffersonville, Saturday, April 12
* Festival on Main, Speedway, Friday, May 9th
* Fest of Ale, Clarksburg, Saturday, May 31st

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. Here is a list of some of the newest locations that have started carrying Lift Off IPA and our other beers in the last month. Know a place we should be just drop us a line!

Brownsburg: B Squared Bar & Grill, Scotty's Brewhouse
Evansville: Sportsman's Grille & Billards
Greenwood: Stone Creek Dining
Jeffersonville: Bearno's Pizza
Indianapolis: Grindstone Charley's, Napolese, Ocean Prime, Sahm's Tavern
Madison: Tiffany's Lounge
New Albany: Cluckers Wings
Speedway: Grindstone Charley's

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.

Rip Cord Double IPA: A limited release beer available on draft.
An abundance of American hops balanced with a hint of malt to produce an exhilarating experience of intense hop flavors and aromas of citrus, floral and resin that combine to provide a satisfying crisp finish.
Carnival Saison: A special release Belgian Saison style 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.

Sun King Brewing in Indianapolis

Wednesday, April 2nd 6pm - Sun King Tap Takeover at Ball & Biscuit

Wednesday, April 9th (all-day) Sun King & Oskar Blues Tap Takeover at Twenty Tap

Thursday, April 10th 4-6pm 4th Annual Bike to the Ballpark at Sun King with a bike ride through the city to the Indians Opening Day at Victory Field.
Saturday, April 12th 7pm SKB Night at The Tap (Bloomington) 
Saturday April 12th (all-day) Bloomington Craft Beer Festival at the Woolery Mill in Bloomington 
Monday, April 14th at 7:30pm Fever Draft Party at Ale Emporium

Thursday, April 17th (all-day) Sun King Tap Takeover at Chatham Tap (Mass Ave)
Wednesday, April 23rd 6-8pm The Addams Family & Sun King Special Tapping at the Glossbrenner Mansion 
Thursday, April 24th 6:30pm Sun King Brewers Dinner at Restaurant Tallent (Bloomington) 
Thursday, April 24th 6pm Kahn's Sour and Funk Sampling at Kahn's (Keystone Ave)  
Wednesday, April 30th 6:30pm Sun King Brewers Dinner at King David's Dogs 

Flat 12 Bierwerks in Indianapolis

First Friday’s with Flat 12:
It is finally April and with the first of the month comes First Friday events. Start your First Friday Must See, Must Do List early by stopping at Tomlinson Tap Room this Friday(4/4) around noon. They will be tapping a special pin of our Black Acre collaboration beer. So, what is this tasty beer you should ask for? The very tasty - Crapshoot Indiana Common with Elderberry. 
Next up on the First Friday agenda is none other than our First Friday Showcase. This month we have artist, Dustin Royal. He will be showcasing four of his latest pieces in the Taproom. Want to find out more about Dustin and read his artist statement? Click here

Comedy Show in the Taproom:
Need a good laugh? Well we have the perfect solution. This Friday we are reopening the doors to the Taproom to present Rocketship Comedy w/ Geoff Tate. You might remember Geoff from his bits on Comedy Central, Craig Ferguson, Bob and Tom, and just about every comedy podcast, including WTF, Doug Loves Movies, Never Not Funny, and You Made it Weird. One of the brightest minds in stand up, you will love his honesty and logic as he tests yours. Limited seating. Don't miss out on this great show! Click here to view a clip of Geoff Tate on the Craig Ferguson show. For more information on the show click here.

BlueMile Extra Pale Ale Release:
It has been a long time in the making, but it is finally ready and soon to be available in the Taproom. Next Thursday as our BeerThirty release, we will be tapping the BlueMile collaboration beer - BlueMile Extra Pale Ale, also known as The Official Beer in the Finishers tent at the One America 500 Festival Mini Marathon 5K. What is BlueMile? It’s a specialty store. Kind of a “for runners, by runners” type of place. Click here for more. Want more BlueMile Extra Pale Ale info? Click here.

Keep a Look Out on:
· NASHVILLE: East Nashville Craft Beer Fest and all the fun events leading up to it - Up tonight is Flying Saucer’s Flat 12 ‘Black (A) Night’ party. Click here to find out about more fun events we have planned.
· BLOOMINGTON: Bloomington Craft Beer Week is almost here. We have two fun events this weekend to help get you in the craft drinking spirit. Click here to find out what we have in store.
· Indy: Our April BeerThirty List for the Taproom is up. Want to find out what new beer we are tapping each Thursday? Click here to find out.

In The TaproomOne Sky Pale AleBaby New YearMassive RetalliationThursday Beer-Thirty ReleaseClown Tears Extra PaleHinchtown Hammer DownBBD68Walkabout Pale AleVan Pogue PorterLacto-Matic Milk StoutHalf Cycle IPAUpside Down BlondeHello My Name is Amber AlePogue’s Run Porter

Upland Beer Bloomington and Indianapolis

When: Wednesday April 9th
Where: All Upland locations
What: #TheNewUpland

On Wednesday April 9th , shine up your old brown shoes, put on a brand new shirt, and come have a beer with us at #TheNewUpland! All four of our locations will have live local music and complimentary pint glasses for all patrons while supplies last, and this will be the first day we'll be rocking our new look.
We've been working with an incredibly talented group of artists and designers for over a year to create new Upland imagery that we feel represents our culture and ideals more accurately than some of the old designs, and we can't wait to share the results with you! Stop in to either of our two Bloomington locations, the Indianapolis Tasting Room, or the Carmel Tap House and take a look! 
Friday, April 11th - Vinyl Tap Rye Pale Ale, a beer made in honor of Record Store Day, will be ready for draft release in mid-April. Upland has partnered with Landlocked Music to donate 10% of sales from Vinyl tap in Bloomington to Lotus Blossoms Education and Arts Foundation, and with LUNA Music to donate 10% of sales from Vinyl Tap in Indianapolis to Second Helpings, a local food rescue organization. This draft-only beer will be on tap at all Upland locations on Friday April 11th and at select bars and restaurants across Indiana, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Chicago in the following weeks. It will also be available at Landlocked and LUNA on Record Store Day, April 19th, for customers to enjoy while browsing the vinyl and CD releases that are made exclusively for independent record stores to offer on this day.
 UpCup Homebrewing Competion
June 7th, 2014 at 3:00pm - 7th annual UpCup homebrewing competition will be hosted at the Upland production facility at 4060 Profile Pkwy in Bloomington on June 7th, 2014 at 3:00 pm. BJCP judges, professional brewers, and other brewing industry professionals will judge all entries, and the winner will receive the UpCup trophy and all the benefits that come with it. The winning recipe will be brewed by Upland brewers, featured on tap at all Upland locations, and entered in the 2014 Pro-Am competition at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado. Awards are given to second and third place as well. Entries may be dropped off at any Upland location or shipped to the production brewery and must be received by May 31st.
For full contest rules and event details, please see the Upland blog at http://uplandbeer.com/7th-annual-upcup-homebrewing-competition-and-aha-rally/.

Cutters Brewing Company in Avon

This weekend, Cutters will be pouring at TAP at TAF in Lafayette. Come by and say hello!

We'll also be hosting several tappings and events in Bloomington next week:

On Tuesday, 4/8, The Farm will be tapping Cutters Knobstone Pale Ale.
On Thursday, 4/10, Cutters will be taking over the taps at Nick's. Knobstone Pale Ale, Bank Robber Belgian Brown, Rye on the Scarecrow Double Rye IPA, and Monon Wheat will be on tap.
Also on Thursday, we'll be hosting a tap takeover at The Tap. Floyd's Folly Scottish, General Brown's Sour Brown Ale, Knobstone Pale Ale, and Peanut Butter Empire will be on tap.
On Friday, 4/11, Knobstone Pale Ale will be tapped at Upstairs and The Alley Bar.Also on Friday, Yogi's will be tapping Half Court IPA, Monon Wheat, and Cherry Empire Imperial Stout. There will also be a tapping at The Atlas Bar Friday.

The brewery will operate under normal hours this week, 1-5 Saturday/Sunday and open until 6 during the week. Currently on tap: Lost River Blonde, Monon Wheat, Half Court IPA, Floyd's Folly Scottish Ale, Empire Imperial Stout, Pentagon Porter, Bank Robber Belgian Brown, Rye on the Scarecrow Double Rye IPA, Knobstone Pale Ale, Redline Amber, and General Brown's Sour Brown Ale.

Bars, Restaurants, Carryout, & Distributors

Shoefly Public House:
Stop in to check out our NEW bottle list, and be sure to check our ever rotating tap list...lots of delicious local choices!

Goose The Market
New on the Goose shelves...
Don Quixote's nightmare in a bottle: dreamy Moulins d'Ascq Ambrée, a certified organic Flemish pale ale.

Underground brew: Sierra Nevada's Kellerweiss is in the Goose cellar (how appropriate)

Punny and now portable: New Day Meadery's ciders in bottles!

Thirsty before the next Random Beer Roundup? Check Goose the Market's facebook & twitter feeds for weekly #BeerHaul announcements.

Yogi's Bar & Grill in Bloomington:

Bloomington Craft Beer Week (@BTownBeerWeek) begins on Sunday and runs through Saturday.

Flat 12 gets things going on Sunday at 3:30

Monday 4/7 @newbelgium & Upland tap takeover at @yogisgrillbar  for @btownbeerweek - come early to try our collab sour Darksynth!

Tuesday 4/8 is Beer School with Tin Man Brewing

We are converting most of our 58 draft handles to Indiana craft beers for the week

We will feature different breweries daily and have additional specials to celebrate this event

Follow us on Twitter (@yogisgrillbar) and on Facebook (Yogi's Grill and Bar) for special announcements, specials and goings on during this week

Don't forget, Dyngus Day is April 21 from 11 am!

Patrick's Kitchen  in Zionsville

April 26th we're celebrating "Kings Day" (Netherlands holiday...check out thislink to get a better idea.)

We will be featuring 4 Big Belgian Beers..La Trappe Quad, their Witte, Isidor, and Urthel's Hop-it!
In addition we have some interesting bottles, live music throughout the day, and a fabulous locally famous magician..Marc Lehmann. We are moving the party outdoors onto the patio and gonna have some big fun!
Right now we are pouring Bloomington Brewing Company Ruby Bloom amber, Bell's Oberon, Bier's Cascadian Light, FFF Man O'Awe, Flat-12 Half cycle, KY Bourbon Barrel Ale, Liefman's Goudenband (at $5 for 8oz even)..Sun King's Dopplebock, Taxman's Tripelle, and La Trappe Quad.
Waiting in the wings there is Chinookalicious from Bier, Sun King's Naptown Brown, and their Big Iron Barleywine...as well as BBC's Quarryman's Pale and FFF Dreadnaught.

Union Jack Pub in Broad Ripple:
  • As always we have 21 ever evolving lines so check out our lineup soon!

Lino's Coffee in Speedway:
Upcoming events at Lino's Coffee:
Friday, Apr. 11 - Mead & Cider Tasting with New Day Meadery
Friday, April 18 - Cutter's Brewing Pint Night for the People's Race Car
Friday, April 25 - Bloomington Brewing Co. Pint Night
Friday, May 2 - Flat 12 Pint Night

All start times are 5:30PM.

Beer & Fundraising Events

Brews & Boutiques
Thursday, April 24th
6 - 9 pm
The Bier Brewery

Indiana Girls Pint Out & theCityMoms have joined forces to plan a night of fashion and beer at The Bier Brewery.

We've lined up quite a list of fashion trucks and vendors to pepper you with some fun spring things, wardrobe staples and styles, including:

retro 101
ellen & elvin
Genie's Closet
Bizzy's Mobile Boutique
Boho Pretty

This list will continue to grow as the event nears. Also joining us to show off some stylish spring 'dos will be The Beauty Lounge of Carmel.

Hungry? Perfect. Our friends at Scratchtruck will have you covered.

Bring friends, your wallet {credit cards will be accepted!}, your appetite and your fun-lovin self to this unique event.

We will also have a number of giveaways throughout the evening that will require you to have a Twitter account. Follow @thecitymoms and @INgirlspintout on Twitter to get started!

This event is open to the public so grab a girlfriend {or 2 or 3…} and swing on over for an evening of brews & boutiques!

And MORE from Girls Pint Out!
Beer Education: The Making of Green Tea Kolsch
Thr3e Wise Men Brewing Co.
Tuesday, April 15th
6:30-9 pm

You may have been on a brewery tour before, but this one is different! Scotty's Thr3e Wise Men Brewing Company's special tapping for April will be their Green Tea Honey Kolsch - and head brewer Keely Thomlinson will be walking us through the process of how that particular beer is made.

The fun doesn't stop there! After the tour, we'll be sampling through some of the 3WM line-up to talk about the hops that are used in each and difficulties in finding and buying hops in an ever growing craft beer market.
But wait...there is more! We'll be making a VERY SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT at the event. Bonus: pints are only $2.50 on Tuesdays. You really don't want to miss this!

RSVP here

Bloomington Craft Beer Festival in Bloomington

April 17th, 4:00-7:00pm
An impressive array of Indiana craft beer (150+ selections) served in an awe-inspiring venue make Bloomington Craft Beer Festival the midwest’s must-attend spring festival. Live music makes it lively, and great local food (available for purchase) makes it delicious too!
General Admission 4:00 to 7:00, $35. GA tickets are available at Big Red Liquors (all Bloomington stores, but call ahead for availability) or online.

Early Bird 3:00 (one hour early!) to 7:00. EB tickets are available online only.

Designated Driver $10. DD tickets are available online or at the gate (the only tickets sold at the gate). DDs may enter with their parties, whether GA or early gate.
- See more at: http://www.brewersofindianaguild.com/events/details/bloomington-craft-beer-festival1#sthash.SNIHulmS.dpuf

Upland Brewing Company Sour + Wild + Funk Fest

Tickets for the third annual Upland Brewing Company Sour + Wild + Funk Fest are on sale now at www.uplandsourfest.eventbrite.com. 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.comVIP 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. Cutters Brewing in Bloomington

Anderson Brewfest

Hello Brewers and Craft Beer Connoisseurs!
We would like to invite you to the inaugural Anderson Brew Fest!

When: June 7th from 1pm-5pm
Where: Anderson Town Center Plaza

Tickets are available online via Eventbrite: http://www.andersonbrewfest.com/
$30 Now-June 7th, $10 Sober Driver

We still have room for some local craft brewers to showcase their best brews! We're also looking for sponsors. Please email shanna@andersonbrewfest.com for more information. And be watching the website for updates. You can also check out our Facebook page for up to date information: https://www.facebook.com/AndersonBrewFest

Sun King Brewing Fifth Anniversary party:

June 28th, Grapefruit Jungle tapping! Live music, great beer and food...get your tickets now! 

Master of Beer Appreciation classes Booking summer classes now!

Beer MBA Classes - More Than Just a Tasting
This is a unique opportunity for people at all knowledge levels to learn more about the World's Classic Beer Styles. As we sample each beer, we'll briefly discuss its origin, history and what makes it unique. This is a fun experience. Don't miss it!

  • Designed for Everyone (must be 21 years of age)
  • Flexible Schedule - Take Any Class in Any Order (after attending a Class 1)
  • Take All 3 Classes and Get Your "MBA Certificate"

Only $50 per 3-hr Class (includes free samples of all beers)
Discounts available:
Sign up for all 3 classes for $135 total
Call for group discounts
Beer Vacations Follow the link to learn more, new trips added!
Guided Beer Vacations to Belgium and Germany!

Take a Dream Trip to Belgium or Germany where nearly everything is planned and coordinated for you! Visit the Famous Breweries and the Best Beer Bars in the World, all led and guided by Ron Smith, a recognized Beer Expert that will help explain even more about the legendary beer styles, history and cultures.
Learn more now!
Belgium 2014 - Brussels, Brugge and Antwerp!
Germany 2015 - Munich, Bavaria and Bamberg!
Learn more below and be sure to sign-up for our email list so we can notify you of our upcoming trips and classes. For any additional information, don't hesitate to contact us atBeerMBA@MarketWiseSolutions.com or call 317-564-4898 and ask for Ron Smith.

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