Indiana Beer News – Jan 28

The Mad Anthony Old State Ale House in Elkhart has closed 25 months after opening. article
This does not affect the other three Mad Anthony locations.

More bad news: State Fair Alcohol Sales Bill Appears Dead Rate Beer’s 2011 Best Of list is out and it’s owned by Three Floyds

World’s Best Brewery:
#1: Three Floyds U.S. Best Beers:
#5: Three Floyds Dark Lord Russian Imperial Stout
#17: Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA
#20: Three Floyds Oak Aged Dark Lord
#26: Three Floyds Vanilla Bean Barrel Aged Dark Lord World’s Best Beers:
#7: Three Floyds Dark Lord
#22: Three Floyds Dreadnaught
#25: Three Floyds Oak Aged Dark Lord
#35: Three Floyds Vanilla Bean Barrel Aged Dark Lord
#76: Three Floyds Behemoth Barleywine World’s Best Beers by Style:
English Bitter
#5: Three Floyds Admiral Lord Nelson
IPA #4: Three Floyds Dreadnaught
Stout #5: Three Floyds Dark Lord
Strong Ale #4: Three Floyds Behemoth Barleywine
American Pale Ale #1: Three Floyds Alpha King
American Pale Ale #4: Three Floyds Cenotaph
World’s Best Brewpub:
#36: Three Floyds World’s Best Beer Bar:
#12: New Albanian Public House World’s Best Beer Retailer:
#11: Crown Liquors Downtown Indy
#25: Crown Liquors Carmel
#50: Keg Liquors Clarksville

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