From WWW.YESTERBEER.COM :
"At 12:01 AM on April 7, 1933 - after 13 years of
prohibition - legal beer went on sale in 19 states and the District of
Columbia.In the first 24 hours an
estimated 1.5 million barrels of beer were enjoyed by the exuberant
masses!Proprietors sold beer at
five cents a glass or ten cents a bottle.Grocery stores sold beer for $2 a case of 24 pints.
Night clubs held special parties and cities hosted midnight
celebrations to welcome the return of legal beer.Official repeal followed 8 months later - but April 7th will
forever be known as 'Brew Year's Eve.'"
April 7, 6:00-6:30 p.m. Rock Bottom College Park tapping
party for the new RYEnoceros Rye IPA. Have a few complimentary light munchies and
a chance at free raffle giveaways. Rock Bottom Indianapolis College Park.
April 8, 6:00-6:30 p.m., Rock Bottom downtown tapping
Catcher in the Rye. Free munchies and raffle.
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p.m., Dogfish Head tasting at Patrick's Kitchen in Zionsville. "Instead of ABV
sequence we'll do IBU sequence," says beer maaven Tom Marine.The line-up: Midas Touch, Chicory
Stout, Raison D'Etre, Aprihop, Raison Dextra, Palo Santo Marron, 60 Minute,
World Wide Stout, 90 Minute, 120 Minute.
April 9, McCormick & Schmick Seafood Restaurant 5-course
Beer Dinner pairs Oaken Barrel brews with: beer & cheddar soup, stuffed
quail, braised pork, pan seared scallops and Banana Fosters Bread Pudding. $40;
From Hoosier Beer Geeks: "Welcome to Round 2 of Springtime
Tournament of Beer Champions. Match-ups: Sun King's Sunlight Cream Ale faces
off against Brugge's Black. Brugge's White is in for a fight against Barley
Island's Dirty Helen Brown. And in a battle of the extreme versus the perfectly
balanced, Three Floyd's Dreadnaught takes on Broad Ripple Brewpub's ESB. To
vote Link to the tournament page.
10,388 votes were cast in Round 1: Oaken Barrel's Indiana
Amber (50.5%) narrowly beat New Albanian's Elector (49.5%), Lafayette's
Tippecanoe Common (52.9%) squeaked by Upland's Helios (47.1%), and Big Woods
Hare Trigger IPA (50.9%) left Rock Bottom College Park's Brickway Brown (49.1%)