New Indy brews and beer news


Now on tap:

Thr3e Wise Men Lombardi's Super

Baltic Porter's: Seven different malts and array of hops create a smooth,

well-balanced sensation of taste layers that resonate for a not-to-be-missed

craft brew experience. A worthy tribute to Vince Lombardi and

Indianapolis hosting the Super Bowl.

At The Ram Downtown &

Fishers, Batch 1100: Monk Juice Belgian Tripel

lets the Pilsner malt and yeast character shine along with citrus notes, a

peppery finish and warming sensation; Sticky Fingers Stout features malt notes

of roast, coffee, and caramel; Aries American Wheat is light with a

citrusy finish.

Triton has Sin Bin Ale, Muletide Raspberry Bourbon Stout and Sweet Georgia


Fountain Square's Jan. 21 Grand

Opening introduced Count Nibula Chocolate Stout and

Workingman's Pilsner.

Pairing brews with food:

Three Floyds posted a review of 2011

production at Now at 20,000 barrels of house brews and

specials, credit for 5,000 barrels increased production over 2010 is given

equally to head brewer Chris Boggess and assistant

brewers, the packaging staff headed by Travis Fasano,

and Chef Mike Sheerin, whose "Great

artisanal hand crafted cuisine built for beer." Munster is becoming an even

more alluring destination.

Jan. 25

Up to four bottles of Upland's

Belgian sour Gilgamesh can be reserved at starting at noon (Eastern Time) today and will be

available for pickup at Upland's Bloomington Brew Pub or Indy Tasting from Feb.

1-22. Gilgamesh won the gold medal in its category and runner up for Best in

Show at Chicago's Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beers November


Bell's annual Hopslam

release is in process. Check out availability at your favorite serving


Jan. 26

Sun King opens their "Local

Underground" tent for Super Bowl Week through Feb. 5. It will be temperature

controlled with beer, food, live music and television.

Jan. 28

Winterfest tickets are sold out online. General Admission might be

available at Crown Liquors and Central Indiana breweries. The latest word seems

to be "yes" on pouring homebrews at Winterfest.

If you

missed Winterfest, get tickets for Fort Wayne's Brewfest, March 10, 2-6 p.m. at the downtown Masonic

Temple in Fort Wayne. Visit for tickets and more



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