The Dribs and Drams of the end of Oktoberfest

20SuccessStoriesIf you haven’t heard, Daredevil is moving to downtown Speedway. press release

The Beer Barons preview the Taxman Brewing Co. of Bargersville. link They have a Biere de Garde and a Belgian IPA.

You definitely must check out Bank Street Brewhouse’s Indiana Statutory Compliance Restaurant Menu. see it here and decide if you want your overpriced powdered milk with or without water.

Headline: Lawsuit Claims Templeton Rye Misled Drinkers Into Thinking It’s A Bootlegger’s Whiskey. Basics: Templeton Rye is distilled in Lawrenceburg Indiana, then bottled and marketed in Iowa. Lawyers in Chicago are suing claiming it misleads drinkers with to have a name the same as some booze made during prohibition. article

USA Today gives a review of the beer and wine at the State Fair. article

Booze is flowing at the fair for the first time in 67 years, but officials and fair-goers say strict drink limits and other containment measures have kept the alcohol from spoiling the family-friendly atmosphere that the legislature had long sought to protect by banning alcohol sales.

Headline: AB InBev Getting Drunk On Idea Of Buying SABMiller For $122 Billion article

Ron Smith’s Master of Beer Appreciation starts this semester on Oct 4th. website

Colts-Hook-UpYr Hmbl Srvnt will host a program with the Indiana State Museum on October 23rd at the Tow Yard Brewing Co. It’s called The Rise of Craft Beer in Indiana.
Plus, Tow Yard’s Hook Up Shandler Golden Ale will be served during Colts games.
The ISM has a full line of interesting programs on tap including some on Prohibition. press release

Overseas News

Oktoberfest goes until October 5th this year. Get your plane tickets here.

Headline: Medieval Belgian Town Installing A Beer Pipeline Because — Wait, A Beer Pipeline?! article with bonus news that De Halve Maan brewery in Brugge will start bottling and exporting.

Headline: The Plot to Destroy America's Beer. Yep, Beck’s is brewed in St. Louis. article And it’s down 14% in sales.

Headline: Pabst Blue Ribbon, Schlitz Brewer Purchased By Russian Beverage Company article

Headline: Waiter Earns Eternal Bragging Rights By Carrying 27 Full Beer Mugs At Once article
Secondary: Waiter smashes world beer-carrying record by hauling nearly 30 large glasses of ale in one go article

Other stuff

Headline: Feds Pushing States To Lower The Drunk Driving Threshold To 0.05 BAC article

Headline: Someone Made Craft Beer Jelly Because That Is Clearly What Peanut Butter Has Been Missing article Made with Oatmeal Stout, Hefeweizen and IPA.

Headline: Beer and wine names it’s hard to believe really exist photo tour

And the mandatory dirndl photos (still trying to figure out the Chuck Taylors in the bottom pic):

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