Upland's Tasting room at 49th & College in Indianapolis is now open. Tastes and flights are available everyday. Growlers are available Mon – Sat. Pints are available on Sunday and Monday $3.75. Wed is $6 growler refills (normally $8).
Watch Kristin pour growlers on Caleb's special 3-octopus counter-fill system. Explosive.
New beers coming up from New Albanian include Bretted Phoenix Kentucky Komon; Single Malt/Single Hop APA series # 1 & 2 - Cascade & Nugget with 2-row barley; Le Douche Mental Imperial Belgian IPA – A collaboration with The Livery.
Three Floyds got a bronze medal at the Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beers for Blackheart English IPA aged on toasted oak.
Brugge Brasserie's new Hibernal Black has a big Abbey Ale aroma, big Imperial Belgian Black essence. and a dry, dry, dry finish. Brugge Black on steroids. Lots of dark D2 invert sugar gives it a 9% alcohol buzz. A+
Bee Creek Brewery is expanding their line from one beer (Hoosier Honey Wheat) to two, adding Clay County Coffee Stout. It's made with Brazilian Santos Coffee from Jameson Coffee in Greencastle. 6%. It will be out soon – to find out where, check their web site.
Bee Creek has expanded their sales locations to include some in Plainfield and Indy as well as Brazil and Terre Haute.
Indiana University Southeast (New Albany) is offering a non-credit "Here's to Beer" course. Roger Baylor is teaching this 4-session course about the brewing process, styles, and all things beery. The course will be presented 6:30-8:30pm on 1) all the Wednesdays of February and 2) all the Wednesdays of April.
Rogue's Most Arrogant Bar contest is on again. These contestants in Indiana are trying to sell the most Arrogant Bastard by Friday. So go help them out.
- Beer Seller, Castleton
- Columbus Bar, Columbus
- Constant Spring, Goshen
- Fiddler's Hearth, South Bend
- Fickle Peach, Muncie
- Fox & Hound, Indianapolis
- The Heorot, Muncie
- The Mad Hatter, Muncie
- Max's Place, Columbus
- New Albanian Grant Line Public House, New Albany
- Shallos, Greenwood
- Yogis, Bloomington
When you hear about the Hindenburg bottle of Lowenbrau going to auction you'll go here for a good summary.
Speaking of disasters, here's a forklift driver destroying $150,000 of cognac and vodka – dominoes style.