Dribs and Drams

Summer's over and the September festival season is over. That doesn't mean nothing's going on.

Oct 2 Indianapolis Kiwanis Club's Pints for Half-pints.  $20. 6-10pm.
Oct 3 Evansville America on Tap. 2nd Ave & Sycamore St. 1-5pm. $35.
Oct 3 New Albany Biers on Parade at the New Albany Farmers Market. 1-6pm. Free. Food & Beer extra.
Oct 10 Porter Porter's Perfect Pint Festival presented by Pat's Liquors. 1-5pm. $35-50.
Oct 10 Indianapolis Barrels on Bonna barrel aged beer festival. Hosted by Black Acre Brewing. 1-5pm. $50.

Rita tells the tale of Black Acre prior to their Barrels on Bonna (which promises 20+ Hoosier breweries with samples of special brews.)

She also scooped us with the 10 GABF Medals brought back to Indiana. Bier, Flix, Mad Anthony, Sun King, Tap Beer Co. (a new brewpub in Bloomington), Taxman, Thr3e Wise Men if you want the spoiler. more

And she talks about People's Brewing's Local Farm Series.

Last week she talked to Greg Eaton about his new Deer Creek Brewery in Noblesville.

Brewer David Pierce leaves NABC to return to BBC Thanks for making the big facility hum. I still owe you a taxi ride.

Back in the heyday of the elaborate family park - the ones with permanent rides like roller coasters, Ferris wheels, boat rides, swimming beaches - many were built by interurbans in order to attract weekend traffic. This fine tradition is now back in northwest Indiana.South Shore CVA Collaborates with Local Breweries to Launch Brewery Trail App - details here. Oh, that's the convention and visitors bureau, not the interurban. Rats.

Indiana Brewery Will Fetch You A Beer For Your Dog (Flat 12, if you want the spoiler.)

Other Beer Stuff

Hey, has anyone see the Wheaties beer? Let us know when you try it.

Bud Light Apple? They gotta be kidding.

Other stuff entirely

Did you know there's an American Whiskey Trail?

All about Canadian Whiskey.

And the world's largest bottle of whisky. (Tomintoul Distillery 105 litres  - oops, spoiler alert)

17 whiskey cocktails and the Sezerac as a plus.

11 items of false knowledge about alcohol.


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