Beer Buzz: New brews from Upland, Indiana City and Tin Man’s Klingon BrewSRC Member
Daredevil: A delicately balanced, authentic Kölsch style ale, Vacation Kölsch is a summer special release beer available on draft.
Upland has a cluster of new brews including:
Coast Buster Imperial IPA available at Upland retail locations and 4 pack bottles as part of Upland’s year round lineup. It features hops releasing tropical, fruity and floral aromas and flavors. Loner IPA is Upland’s newest Side Trail series beer. It’s a special release IPA featuring Chinook as a single fresh hop to allow “the drinker to appreciate each ingredient for what it is. The key to this beer is simplicity,” according to the brew team.
Upland Oktoberfest is now available in all markets and on tap at Upland retail locations September 19, the official start of Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany (since 1810). It’s a traditional Bavarian lager featuring all-German malts and rare German hops for an authentic aroma, sweet-malty taste and a crisp, hoppy finish.
Indiana City: Crimson Bombshell, a Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Amber Ale in 1/2 Pint pours and limited carry-out wax-dipped 750ml bottles at the brewery.
Bloomington Brewing Company 10-Speed hoppy wheat ale is joining Rooftop in the new BBC bottling line up available at all retail outlets.
Tin Man’s special nod to Star Trek made its debut at Scotty’s in downtown Indy on July 26. You’ll find Klingon Warnog Roggen Dunkle Ale at all retail outlets.
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Tour de Upland, Aug. 15-17 at Camp Framasa in Nashville, Ind. “Registration for the Weekend and Core Experiences include all the beer, biking, food, live music and camping your heart could desire,” says Upland. Maps and elevations of the routes at tourdeupland.com
Hops & Flip Flops Craft Beer Festival, Aug. 22. Information at http://hopsfest.eventbrite.com .
FALL SERIES classes to learn about craft beers: Aug. 23, Sept. 13, Oct. 4; BeerMBA@MarketWiseSolutions.com or call 317-564-4898 and ask for Ron Smith.
Indy Jazz Fest returns in venues “All Around Town” Sept. 11-20, Indiana Brewers Pub Creep Sept. 15-19 at a different Indiana brewery location each evening. Sponsored by the Indiana Brewers Guild, the Pub Creep will meld jazz and brews at Sun King Brewery, Broad Ripple Brewpub, Flat12 Bierwerks, Outliers Brewing Company, Bier Brewery, Brugge Brasserie and Triton Tap. More at indyjazzfest.net
2nd CANvitational, Sept. 20 on the west block of Georgia St. in downtown Indy. Visit www.sunkingbrewing.com.
Three Pints Brewpub in Plainfield: 6:30 p.m., Girls Pint Out sipping $3.50 pints on the patio along with the gentlemen of Indiana On Tap.
Fat Dan’s Deli in Broad Ripple: The first brewer’s burger battle has four breweries constructing the most delicious burger they can think of. Your purchase is your vote for the winning brewer burger. vote which you like the best simply by purchasing them. Most burgers purchased will win. Participating are Tow Yard, Scarlet Lane, Daredevil and another brewery to be named.
Lino’s in Speedway: Tow Yard Tap Takeover, 6 p.m.
The Elbow Room 1st Friday art show 4-9 p.m. features Scarlet Lane brews
Aug. 1-17 History-in-the-making as Indiana craft breweries pour brews in the Grand Hall at the Indiana State Fair for the first time since 1946. See the full story in the special NUVO State Fair section.
Aug. 2 Brew Haven Beer Fest in New Haven, 2 p.m.
Fat Dan’s Broad Ripple Bier tap takeover
Aug. 5 Thr3e Wise Men tapping German Pilsner