Hoosier Beer Calendar
Chilly Water Brewing
On tap now….Built To Last Pilsner, Sweet Revenge Pale, Captain Trips American Wheat, After Midnight Mild (Nitro), New Speedway IPA, Hey Porter, PeterPaul Coconut Porter, and Oktoberfest (Mike’s Marzen)
Every Wednesday at Chilly Water is our “Hippy” Hour where all pints are $3.75 with food specials too. We will fill our speakers with jam band music and show DVD’s of full concerts.
We will be celebrating Oktoberfest this Friday, September 5th by tapping an Oktoberfest beer and serving up brats with kraut. Don’t forget that David Gans will be performing on Saturday at 8pm.
Daredevil Lift Off IPA now will be available at Lucas Oil Stadium for Indianapolis Colts games. Starting with the home opening game on September 15th you will be able to find Lift Off IPA at eight craft beer stations in the stadium. It's a great day for craft beer enthusiasts and Colts fans and we are happy to provide Lift Off IPA for all of you.
We also will be helping to host the kick of of the all around town Indy Jazz Fest events the week of September 14th. Jazz Fest comes to Speedway will be held at the 1200 block of Main Street, Speedway in front of the Dallara Indy Car Factory onSunday, September 14th so come out for a good time and great music.
Looking to find our beers across the state of Indiana? We try to keep draft locations up to date on our website and post frequently to our Twitter and Facebook pages on can and draft locations across the state. If you are having trouble finding Lift Off IPA on draft or cans it could just be because the place you are at ran out. We are at hundreds of locations across the state so you can always try the handy Beer Spy site to search for a place near you. Always feel free to drop us an email, post or tweet and we will try and help.
* Indy Jazz Fest, Dallara IndyCar Factory, Speedway, Sunday, September 14th, 1 to 8 pm.
* Pints and Pins, Woodland Bowl, Friday, September 26th, 4 to 6 pm. Join us as we pair up with New Belgium Brewing for a joint event.
* Great American Beer Festival, Denver, Colorado, October 2nd to 4th.
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.
TRITON HOUSE BREWS
Fieldhouse Wheat, Sin Bin Belgian Pale Ale, Four Barrel Brown, Magnificent Amber Ale, Deadeye Stout, Railsplitter India Pale Ale, Wit or Witout You, French Toast Saison, Beer Hammock Shandy, Double Deadeye Imperial Stout, O’Ryen-N Warrior Pale, Soul Crusher IPA & Hometown Hero
Jolly Pumpkin La Roja, New Day Meadery South Cider, Quaff On Busted Knuckle, Scarlet Lane Dorian Stout, Vanberg & DeWulf Lambick X, Widmer’s Omission Lager, Widmer’s Omission Pale Ale & Wood Boat Pale Ale
TRITON BREWING EVENTS:
Saturday, September 13
16th Annual Mad Anthony’s Oktobeerfest, Headwaters Park West (Fort Wayne, IN), 2-6pm. This event is about more than beer; it's about having a great time with brewers and some pretty cool beer enthusiasts! What makes this festival unique is its dedication to promoting Indiana Craft Beer! For more information, call 260-426-ALES.
Saturday, September 20
Triton Brewing Company's 3rd Anniversary Party at Triton Brewing Company! Join us X-Xpm for family friendly games and 6-10pm for the Party! Featuring music from GBR and others, food trucks, Batch One Bourbon Barrel Ale, 2014 Gingerbread Brown release and more! For more info:tritonbrewing.com.
Brews and Blues at Festival Park on the Lake (Hobart, IN) from 3-6pm. Local breweries from Indiana and beyond come together on beautiful Lake George to enjoy Duke Tomato and raise funds for the City of Hobart Special Events and the Hobart Parks Department. Tickets available at:brownpapertickets.com.
Sunday, September 21
Yelp’s En Blanc Dinner on Monument Circle, 4-9pm.
Thursday, September 25
New Belgian Brewing Company and Triton Brewing Company Tap Takeover, 6-10pm, The Pint Room Bar (Carmel, IN). Join us and our friends from Fort Collins as we socialize together!
Saturday, September 27
Valparaiso Brewfest at Central Park Plaza (Downtown Valparaiso), 1-5pm. More than 175 craft brews to sample, great eats available for purchase and live Zydeco music. See more at: www.valpobrewfest.com.
Irvington BrewFest at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church Gymnasium, 7-10pm, Come sample craft beers and ciders from 5 amazing local breweries. Grab some fabulous swag that includes a custom pint glass. Enjoy great music from Audio Diner! For more info: www.irvingtonbrewfest.org.
Noblesville Brew Fest at Forest Park Shelter #1, 3-7pm. All participants will receive a commemorative sampling glass, while supplies last. All event proceeds benefit the Friends of Central Pool which operates the beautiful Forest Park Aquatic Center. . Tickets available atwww.brewsline.com/brewfest-tickets.html
Taxman Brewing Co. in Bargersville
- September 9 - Girls Pint Out @ Taxman (Bargersville) 6:30pm- 9pm ('GPO Goes Belgian' Tickets are $10 and include tasting, appetizers and Belgian beer education) http://gpogoesbelgian.bpt.me/
- September 10 - Sinking Ship Tap Takeover (SoBro) 7pm
Tow Yard Brewing
House Beers Currently on Tap:
Who's That?- Inside outside come around...Who's that?? Browwwwwwwwn. Who's That highlights all the classic characteristics of a Southern English Brown Ale that include toffee, nutty, bready, and roasty notes. This session Brown Ale, clocking in at 4.7% ABV, is an easy drinker for the Fall season. 4.7% ABV 22 IBU
Oompa Lupulin - You'll feel like you've just won the Golden Ticket when you drink this everlasting hop stopper. Oompa Lupulin is a fizzy lifting beer with humble malt characteristics that allow the notes of citrus, resin and earth to shine from the healthy hop additions of Simcoe and Falconers Flight. This pale ale will drive you Wonkers! 5.4% ABV 45 IBUs
Goldie Hops - American Golden Ale brewed with Marris Otter, wheat, and some crystal malt. Lightly bittered with Magnum and Czech Saaz. With this combination, the beer is crisp, refreshing, and approachable to all kinds of beer drinkers. 5.2% ABV 26 IBU
Hook Up - A hybrid between a Radler and a Shandy. We call it a Shandler. It's our golden ale blended with a locally made, citrus forward soda. A delicious and refreshing beverage for a hot summer day. 4% ABV 7 IBU
Emerald Circle - Made by Northwest Hopheads, for Midwest Hopheads. This aggressive IPA is brewed with Maris Otter base malt along with Light Crystal, Aromatic and Vienna malts to add complexity to the malt bill. From here we get a bit heavy handed with our hop additions, which are early and often. The laundry list of hops includes: Cascade, Chinook, Columbus and Centennial. Which are added throughout the boil and then later dry hopped. 6.5% ABV 83 IBU
Horse Power - This house beer is a Double Pale Ale which lives up to its name. Maris Otter starts out our grist, followed by some Munich, Aromatic, and Light Crystal malts. For this beer we bittered with Magnum and Centennial, followed by late kettle additions of Cascade, Crystal and Styrian Golding hops which adds a depth of flavor and complexity to this beer. 7.3% ABV 63 IBU
Working Title Wheat - The official beer of Hoosier Park Casino in Anderson (Known as the 'Dan Patch Ale' there). Citrus dominates the front end of the nose, followed by tropical fruit in the finish. Working Title is bittered with Chinook, followed by late kettle additions of Motueka and Rakau hops from New Zealand. The mouthfeel of this beer is achieved through generous amounts of white wheat, along with European specialty malts. 5.3% ABV 50 IBU
All house beers are available for $5 growler fills on Mondays all summer long. $4 Pints of Tow Yard beers on Tuesdays.
- Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale
- Founder's Rubaeus Raspberry Ale
- Founder's Dirty Bastard Scotch Ale
- North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout (Nitro)
We will be pouring along side some of Indiana and the nation's best breweries at the Valpo Brewfest. This fest takes place from 1-5 PM. More information can be found at http://valpobrewfest.com/main.html.
Great American Beer Festival in Denver, CO. Make sure your calendar is marked for the greatest beer festival in all the land. We hope to see some of you there. Ticket information available at http://www.greatamericanbeerfestival.com/tickets/purchase-tickets/
Broad Ripple Brewpub
We have three events over the next three weeks all on Thursday evenings.
9/11 from 6-9pm, we have the return of Tails & Ales, where various local dog rescue groups bring along dogs in need of a good home. It’s a free, family friendly event.
9/18 from 5:30-8:30pm, we’ll be hosting a free jazz concert featuring Indy’s premier jazz singer, Cynthia Layne. The concert is part of Pub Creep, which in turn is part of this year’s Jazz Fest.
9/25, 6-9pm, will be our second Tails & Ales event of the month, and there will be two more in October.
Scarlet Lane in McCordsville
We will be releasing two new beers:
- Dorian “in the buff” will be sent to the market next week. This is our Dorian Stout naked
- In two weeks we will release the Paeonia Farmhouse (Peony Flower beer). This beer took silver at Brewers’ Cup
Tap Takeover at Lino’s in Speedway on Friday the 5th from 6 - 9pm
Taste of Hancock we will be pouring select beers September 13th from 4pm - 10pm
Yelps Dinner En Blanc Downtown Circle September 21st Pouring beers from 4pm - 8:30pm
Tap Takeover with New Holland and Urban Chestnut at Flashbacks September 25th from 6pm - 9pm
Grand Opening and McCordsville/Fortville Chamber of Commerce support party at the brewery September 27th 6pm-9pm (tickets can be purchased here)
Best of Mutt show in McCordsville at the Grill2 on September 27th. Beers for sale during the event from 12pm - 4pm
Noblesville BrewFest September 27th 3pm - 7pm
Colts Tap Takeover at Tavern on South September 28th from 10am - 6pm
- CAN’d Art Reception, Sept. 19th at 7pm-9pm at the Arts Garden - Kick off Canvitational weekend and get some culture!
Get your tickets now, this is sure to sell out!
Tin Man Brewing in Evansville
Herald Imperial Pumpkin Ale
Herald of the Harvest appears but once a year to proclaim the axial shift towards short days & long coats. Ripe with the seasonal tastes of pumpkin & spice, this beer is a warm call to celebrate the changing season & times of plenty. Drink, be merry, & give thanks to the message of the Herald. ABV 8.4%
Flat 12 Bierwerks in Indianapolis
Thursday’s Beer:30 Release:
PENROD 22 KOLSCH STYLE ALE
It's cold fermented - giving it lager-like qualities. This Kolsch style ale pours a deep gold color and possesses a fragrant, fruit nose and smooth finish. Penrod 22 will be featured at the Penrod Arts Fair, September 6th
Indy Eleven - We unveiled the Indy 11 beer on Saturday. Acknowledging the relationship and great support of the fans, the beer was named BYB Full 90 Pale. )BYB is the Brickyard Battalion) In a tailgate ceremony, Indy 11 and Brickyard leaders raised a toast and the name and can design was shared with everyone. www.flat12.me to see the story. Images attached.
Jeffersonville Update – Work progresses on the Jeffersonville site. You can view photographic updates, here.
Penrod Arts Fair - 48th Year Indiana’s Nicest Day gets nicer with the inclusion of Penrod 22 Kolsch style Ale
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
All Beers Considered - Indiana Public Radio presents this annual event in Muncie. Flat 12 will be one of the beers to consider this day.
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Progressive Plates in PrairieTown - Progressive dinner featuring beers by Flat 12 and food by Neil J Brown. At Conner Prairie.
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Pints for Parks - this is a preview night of Indy Urban Acres “Farmraiser” event taking place in late September. Portion of proceeds to Indy Parks Foundation.
5:00 pm – 8:30 pm (At Brewery)
Louisville Craft Beer Week Kick-off at NABC Pizzeria and Public House
Rocketship Comedy w/ Stewart Huff
Thr3e Wise Men Brewing Co.
Thr3e Wise Men House Beers:
Two Lucy's Blackberry Wheat
Golden Zoe IPA
Centennial Martyr Double IPA
Snow Bunny Blonde
Hubbard & Cravens Porter
Rocky Ripple Pale Ale
CASK: Bulldog brown
Klinsmann's Revenge German Pilsner
Color: Golden | ABV: 4.9% | IBU: 30
Light bodied and refreshing German style pilsner.
Noble hop bitterness is balanced with a light malt profile.
Antonius 1742 Oktoberfest - Tapped on 9.2.14
Color: Amber | ABV: 5.5% | IBU: 21
Features: A malty, medium bodied beer with a slight dry finish featuring Pilsner, Vienna, and Munich malts. Hopped with Spalt and Hersbrucker.
Thr3e Wise Men Pizza of the Month! Spicy Pigskin Pizza - hand-tossed dough, made thin and crispy with our Golden Zoe IPA, covered in spicy bar-b-q sauce, ham, spicy Italian sausage, and chopped bacon. Perfect for your pigskin weekends.
Every first Friday of the month Thr3e Wise Men Brewing Co. and all Scotty's Brewhouse locations will be offering $5/$6 growler fills!
Online contest - Show us your man or lady cave - post on instagram with the hashtag #brewhousemancave - best “cave” wins $100 in catering at Scotty’s Brewhouse! - entries must be submitted by September 30th
Scotty's 2014 Pick'em or Survivor Football Contest - Join our Free football challenges at www.scottysbrewhouse.com/pickem . Winners picked every week to win $$! You can join any week and still win!
· Saturday, September 6th: America Multi-sport Muncie Triathlon
· Saturday, September 6th: Penrod Art Fair
· Saturday, September 13th: Mad Anthony Say Oktoberfest (Fort Wayne, IN)
Thr3e Wise Men Beer on Tap
If you would like to pour Thr3e Wise Men, we will personally deliver to you in the Indianapolis area. Or, we can get to you through our distributor if outside of Indy. We offer beer education classes, free pint glasses and full craft support. Please contact Tyler Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Cutters Brewing in Avon
News - Union Brewery & Cutters did a collaboration & produced Hardin Hoppy Wheat. 5% abv, 48 ibu. It is an american wheat brewed with white wheat, red wheat, 2 row, and pilsen. Hopped with simcoe, falconers flight, amarillo.
Full Court Double IPA is back while supplies last. Free sampling @ Cutters 9973 US HWY 36 Avon IN,
Draft list - Floyd's Folly Scottish Ale, Monon Wheat, Lost River Blonde, Half Court IPA, Full Court Double IPA, Empire Stout, Pentagon Porter, General Brown Sour, Hardin Hoppy Wheat, Knobstone Pale Ale.
Open for growler fills 3-6pm Monday-Friday, 12-5pm Saturday & Sunday.
Cutters has an updated website www.Cuttersbrewing.com - check it out!
Teddy Bear Kisses will be available for wholesale on draught and in 4-packs on September 15 and on tap at Upland locations on September 19.
Beer Description: A dark and robust beer brewed in the traditional stout method. Teddy Bear Kisses features an abundance of dark malts and high alpha hops for a powerful impact of roast, chocolate, and sweet bitterness. The lucky few who cuddle up to a warming session with Bourbon Barrel Teddy Bear Kisses, can sense the velvety malt character, balanced bitter intensity, and soothing chocolate notes created by long aging on fair trade cocoa nibs. This tasty brew is then aged in bourbon barrels giving it subtle vanilla and oak notes to warm you through the cold winter season. ABV: 10.2 IBU: 7.6 SG: 21 SRM: 47.1
Harvest Ale will be available on draught and in 4-packs starting in early October.
Beer Description : An American Pale Ale by design with a hop back of freshly harvested Citra hops. Expect huge wafts of tropical fruit notes, balanced by a moderate bitterness and light tasted malt character. A showcase for one of our favorite ingredients and a delight for all the hopheads. ABV: 5.5 IBU: 62 SG: 14 SRM: 13
Bars, Restaurants, Carryout, & Distributors
We'll be at Penrod's VIP night on Friday, September 5th.
Trivia is on 9/30 and starts at 7 pm.
It's Fall(ish)... We have a stock pile of fun Oktoberfest beers that we'll start tapping this weekend/early next week & we'll start tapping Pumpkins the week after...join us for a pint!
Lino's in Speedway
Friday, September 5
Scarlet Lane Tap Takeover
Friday, September 12
New Day Meadery Tap Takeover
Friday, September 19
Tin Man Brewing Tap Takeover
Friday, September 26
Sun King Tap Takeover
Great Fermentations' Great Grain Sale is in full swing until September 7th. Buy full bags of malted barley and wheat at deep discounts.
Brew with Blichmann Day: Sept. 20th from 11-12The Blichmann boys are taking the BrewEasy on the road and their first stop is Great Fermentations Indianapolis on Saturday, September 20th from 11-12. This is a Julia Childs style brew demo with three BrewEasys set up to show you each of the brewing steps in quick succession. The BrewEasy is a revolutionary new ultra-compact and economical all-grain brewing system that uses one heat source and two kettles to make the transition from extract to all-grain brewing easy and approachable. See the gas fired and electric BoilCoil versions of the BrewEasy in action and get expert advice from the innovators themselves.
Ruth's Chris Downtown and North location
Featuring Storm and Anchor beer at both locations!
We have 15 cases of this beer with more on a boat headed this way right now. This is one of the most highly acclaimed new breweries in all of Europe! This is the first time this beer will be available in the US and it will be exclusive to Ruth’s Chris Steak Houses only in Indiana and St. Louis! The different brews we have are:
Dry Hopped double Brown with a long lasting and very aromatic fruity hoppy finish with hints of tea and coffee.
French Saison with Citra Hops, dry, sparkling, citrus hoppy.
IBA Imperial Red:
Beer with a long aromatic fruity hoppy finish, fresh and mainly grapefruity; very dry and lightly earthy.
Roasted and smoked malts aroma with notes of citrus and grapefruit.
Classic west coast IPA, with citrus notes and a malty backbone.
Goose the Market
Have you been curious about our Beer & Cheese Club? Click here to find out more!
Union Jack Pub in Broad Ripple
As with last year, we will open early and show every match of the Premier League season.
Papa's in Culver
Newest to our selection of 30 draft beers: Beachwood/Heretic/Stone Unapologetic IPA, Dark Horse FF Dekoorc Eert, Bell's Amber, Brooklyn Lager, Flat 12 Summer Cycle,
On Deck: Danny Boy Beer Works Miss Ginger Witte, People's/New Albany Collaboration: People's Republic of New Albania, Lakefront Pumpkin Lager, Stone 18th Anniversary IPA, Green Flash West Coast IPA, 3 Floyd's Moloko, 3 Floyd's Arctic Panzer Wolf,
Check out our current full lineup here: indianasbestpizza.com/beer
Yogi's in Bloomington
Beer school is every Tuesday!
Patrick's Kitchen in Zionsville
We are pouring Bier's Kolsch, and their Chinookalicious...IPA, La Trappe Quadruple, Triplle de Ripple from Brugge, FFF Gumball head, Lexington Brewing's Bourbon Barrel Ale, Stone's Ruin Ten DBL IPA, Cuvee Des Jacobins Sour, Yes, that's right a sour...and Outliers American Rye.
Starlight Distribution, LLC
September 10th @ 6pm - The Pint Room in Carmel - Over 8 lines of North Peak and Grizzly Peak beers will be on tap plus a few taps of Jolly Pumpkin.
September 12th - 14th - La Margarita - Spontaneous Weekend! Special tappings of wild and sour beers all weekend. Including a keg of Tilquin Gueze.
Beer & Fundraising Events
Belgian Beer Styles
Tuesday, September 9th
Join Girls Pint Out at the newly opened Taxman Brewing in Bargersville for a night of beer education!
Taxman will be running us through the paces - trying their line up of Belgian beers with an American twist.
You must have a ticket to attend this ladies only event! Your $10 ticket includes the education, your beer tasting, and appetizers!
Space is limited, so don't miss out! Get your ticket here --- http://gpogoesbelgian.bpt.me/
Defining "Drink Local"
Flat 12 Bierwerks
Thursday, September 25th
"Drink local" is a common rallying cry for craft beer drinkers, but how does one define "local"? Bill Jimerson, Indy Beer News, and Amanda Wishin, Girls Pint Out, will moderate a panel to discuss defining local and the positives and negatives associated with sourcing locally.
Panelists will be:
Jeff Evard - Herr Station Malt, Ryan Hammer - Three Hammers FarmsMatthew L. Bochman - Indiana University, Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry ("yeast scientist"), Rob Caputo - Flat 12 Director of Brewery Operation.s
This discussion will be live-recorded for an Indy Beer News podcast. In conjunction, for Beer:30 Flat 12 will tap a beer that exemplifies "drink local" made with local ingredients.
Check out our Facebook page for me details! Get your tickets here or at the door...only $10 and many local breweries will be represented.
Blood, Beer, & Burgers
Scarlet Lane Brewing Co.
Sunday, October 12th
6:30- 10:30 pm
Welcome the Halloween season with Scarlet Lane, Girls Pint Out, Punch Burger, Cornival Popcorn, and our favorite beers organized through Zink Distributing!
The October anthology classic Trick R' Treat will be played on the big screen on the brewery lawn and will be paired with select beers. Along with beers from Scarlet Lane, unique beers from Ninkasi Brewing, Urban Chestnut, and Arcadia will take you through the full movie experience. Your $35 ticket price includes a custom pint glass, beer, popcorn, Punch Burger meal, and movie.
What You Need: blanket/lawn chair, good attitude, and an ID showing 21+
RAIN OR SHINE (event will be indoors if needed)
Seats are limited, but good company will be plentiful.
For more details and tickets: http://bloodbeerburgers.eventbrite.com/
Brew Bracket presents: Experimental IPAs
Tomlinson Tap Room
Eight incredible Indiana brewers making a new recipe or a twist on the classic. Be the first in Indiana to taste all 8 and vote for the best! For tickets and more info, click HERE
Master of Beer Appreciation classes
Beer MBA Classes - More Than Just a TastingThis 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. More info on Facebook, give us a like!
Class 1 – Sat, August 23Class 2 – Sat, September 13Class 3 – Sat, October 4
Beer Vacations Follow the link to learn more.
Guided Beer Vacations to Belgium and Germany
Take a Dream Trip to 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: Germany 2015 - Munich, Bavaria and Bamberg!
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.
Fall Beer MBA Classes start Aug 23rd (see http://beermba.com/classes.php ).
BJCP Study Group for this year starts Oct 8th (see http://beermba.com/bjcp.php ).
AND Germany Beer Trip for Summer 2015 (see http://beermba.com/germany-beer-vacations.php ).