New Indy brews and beer news


Nov. 10

Claddagh at 96th Street, four-course beer

dinner features Flat12 Bierwerks; 6:30-10:00 p.m.,

$25; reserve at 317-569-3663.

Flat12 Bierwerks tasting room, Movember

party with special Moustache Red tapping to raise money/awareness for men's


Nov. 11



, Friday Night Club, 5-7 p.m, free. "Bring some homebrew to

share and join in on the fun." Tapping a keg of "Thanks for the Mammaries Milk Stout" in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness

Month. A portion of proceeds from milk stout kits sold in November

donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. More at 317-257-9463.

Nov. 12


Park Brewers, MONK Chili Bowl; bring beer, chili, or both. Chili needs to

be made with beer, beer needs to have some sort of

chili ingredient in it.

Nov. 15


Bottom downtown

, 6:45-8:30 p.m. 4-course Fall Brewer's Dinnerwith

brewmaster Jerry Sutherlin, executive chef Victor


and managing partner Tony Hiatt. Reserve at 317-681-8180

On Tap


Bottom Downtown: Winter wheat seasonal has a robust quality and soft mouthfeel.

Crown Brewing, Crown Point: Milk Chocolate Stout brewed with 23 pounds of Milk

Chocolate from Albanese and Cask Conditioned Vanilla Milk Chocolate


Half Moon, Kokomo: Honey-Rye's soft honey aroma paves the way

for the light sweet taste with a velvety smooth and creamy mouth-feel and

slightly spicy and dry finish. Stoplight City Red is an Irish-Style Red Ale

with a candy-like caramel sweetness, medium body and a dry finish.



People's Brewing Co. in Lafayette: "With the addition of the new tanks we are

now able to distribute People's Mound Builder IPA and People's Pilsner

statewide in Indiana."



released Harvest Pale, the first commercial brew made from the Hops

from Michael Sprinkle's test plot in Michigan. Sprinkle, is leaving Crown

Liquors and Fine Wines as Chain General Manager/Fine Wine Buyer to be a

full-time Hop farmer.


Brewery has added fermenters to increase brewing capacity. Bier is partnering

with their neighbor Harvest Café coffee roasters for a coffee series: to date there's

Coffee Porter and Coffee Barley Buddy Brown. Log onto corbin@bierbrewery for a fun-filled discussion about yeast.


Smith's popular public beer classes start in February on a monthly

basis. Visit for more details.

From Great Fermentations: "If you are interested in making a

basic cider, check out our cider tech sheet.

Recently there has been quite an interest in Graff, another cider-based

beverage. Graff was created by Brandon O'Loughlin of

Tempe, Arizona to be a clean, malty, not too tart, easy drinking cider style

beverage with more body than most ciders. The full recipe is available on"


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