Indiana Beer NEWS: Bloomington Festival, Major Tastings and more

Missed out on Winterfest Indy (this coming Saturday) then plan now for the Bloomington Beer Fest which is moved to APRIL this year! April 13th, 3PM VIP, 4-7 General Admission! Most Indiana Breweries, many out-of-state breweries, music, and a very cool venue make this Fest really fun!

Tix are already available.

If you missed RAMMAGEDON, well… .the world did NOT end that day so you can go to Fishers for each of the beers again!

Thursday, January 24!! 6:30 PM, RAM Fishers, IN;
Apocalypto Barleywine, Endgame Russian Imperial Stout, Doomsday Imperial Red, Final Countdown Imperial IPA, Apocalypse Meow, Belgian IPA, and Barrel-aged Endgame Russian Imperial Stout. We LOVED these beers! Oh, and if we are really nice some or all of these may be at Winterfest this Saturday.

Love Imperial Stouts? Get over to LaMargarita, Fountain Square, Jan.31 – Feb.3. Regular and Oak Aged Yeti, RAM Aged EndGame, Upland Teddy Bear Kisses, SunKing Timmie from a cask, where $8 gets you 3oz of 6 beers! details here

January 31 Wish you would have tried all of the Stone Vertical Epic beers from 2003 – 2012? Well you still can for $125. Yogi’s Grill & Bar, Blooomington, offers a food pairing with EACH of the Stone Vertical Epic series need a refresher, click through them on Stone’s web site Thursday, January 31, 7:00 PM, Certified Cicerone Chris Carl will be on hand to lead you through these. details on Yogi’s web site

Feb. 5 Live in Southern Indiana? We’ve got you covered. There is a 5-course SunKing beer dinner at the Buckhead Mountain Grill, 707 West Riverside Drive, Jeffersonville with a welcoming pint at 6:30, and first of 5 courses at 7PM, Beers are: Obtuse Juice IPA, Malus Pi, Wee Mac Scottish Ale, Zaius Smoked Oatmeal Stout and Pappy Van Winkle Barrel Aged Mai Bock. 812-284-2912 or on facebook

And we hope to see everyone at Winterfest this coming Saturday!
Just a few of the beers on my tasting list:
Zwanzigz Rauch beer (I got a first sample recently, love it)
Cutters Floyd’s Folly Scottish Ale
Upland’s firkin of Ard Ri in Oak with Vanilla beans!
Figure 8 Ro Shampo
RAM…. as mentioned above, Barrel-aged Endgame Russian Imperial Stout