Misc News – Nov 16

According to Btown Restaurants, Lennie's Pizza (incorporating Bloomington Brewing) is celebrating 20 years with a big give-away. They are donating "100% of all sales Mon-Wed, Nov 16-18, to Hoosier Hills Food Bank, Stone Belt and Wonderlab". Huzzah.

Coming up: (more at the calendar)

Saturday: Alpha Acid Test. Lafayette Brewing. 2-5pm. $20

Saturday: Hoosier Beer Geeks Tailgate for Nothing. email for more info or see their latest blog post.

Sunday: Indiana Public Radio's All Beers Considered. Cornerstone Center, Muncie. 2-5pm. $17. RSVP 800-646-1812. Brew lineup:

Nogne O Brewery Barlery Wine Batch 100
Weihenstephaner Hefe Weiss
Brewdog Punk IPA
Unibroue Trois Pistoles
Tilburg Dutch Brown Ale
Castelain Blonde Biere de Garde
Bells Christmas Ale
Founders Old Curmudgean Ale
Upland Winter Warmer
Two Brothers Brewing Moaten Flemish Red Ale

Historical stuff:

The 25 Best American Breweries of the Decade (2000-2009). Three Floyds is #8.

BroadwayHotelThe Oldest Bars In America. Including 3 in Indiana. The oldest of those being the Broadway Hotel and Tavern in Madison (1834).

The Smithsonian and the Brickskeller have a History According to Beer tasting.

It seems Ernest Shackleton left two cases of Charles Mackinlay Scotch behind in his retreat from near the South Pole in 1909. (They had finished off the other 23 cases). Next January it will be retrived. 100yrs. Frozen. Hmmm. See Whisky on (Antarctic) Ice.

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