Feb. 23, 6 p.m.
Tomlinson Tap Room, Mezzanine level in Indianapolis City Market: tasting of
over a dozen Brewers of Indiana Guild Winter Warmer 2011 ReplicAles. New
Albanian brewer Jared Williamson is on hand to talk about recreating historical
March 1, 6-8
p.m. Birdy's, 2131 East 71st Street, monthly beer tasting sponsored by Cavalier
Distributing [first Tuesday of every month]; open to the general public at $10
On tap &
Brewing, Crown Point: "Kennywod Irish Red is on tap. It is Bob Heinlein's Crown
Challenge 2010 Best in Show winner. Named after Kennywood Brewing Supply, this
Irish Red is a smooth and easy-drinking beer, malt-focused with a light English
hop flavor and a clean, dry finish so your palate is ready for another." Crown
Brewing's motto is: "saving the planet one refill at a time!" Their
site is www.greengrowler.com.
Albanian, "Bottles are on shelves. Time to begin asking for them by name, New
Albanian's Elector, Elsa and Hoptimus, at your favorite purveyor of fine craft
Upland: "Ard Ri (High King in old
world Gaelic) has returned and he decrees an end to Winter. Our signature St.
Patty's day brew gets its distinct color from roasted barley used in the
brewing process, and we've stepped up the malt and hops to make this imperial
version of the style. It is slightly sweet with a complex malt character,
balanced by a large hop addition to make it perfect for the big beer lovers and
hop heads alike. Find it on draught and in 22oz bottles."
on the move
Sun King is
entering into the Bloomington market as of March 2.
Crescent Brewing of Aurora, IN,"Is waiting to get on the production schedule at the Ball plant in
Monticello, IN. We should be canning beer by late February/early March 2011."
Great Crescent thus joins Sun King with canning their beers.
Ramcelebrates its 40th corporate anniversary on Feb. 26
Fermentationsis starting brewing classes and is taking orders for hops plants.
Full information at greatfermentations.com.