Indiana Beer News – March 13

We’ve said it before. Dark Lord Day is April 30th this year. Tickets ($10) will be needed to get your allocation  and to get onto the grounds for the swap tables. These will go on sale sometime on March 19th with links at the Three Floyds blog, Facebook, and Twitter sites. (When did everything get so complicated?) If you know wine and are in Central Indiana, Easley Winery is looking for some people and are having a Job Fair at the College St. location in Indy March 18-10, 9-12pm. Positions Available:

8 Seasonal Wine Stewards/Tour Guides
2 Full Time Winery Representatives who will travel to Farmer’s Markets & Festivals through out the Mid West (Wed-Sun)
1 Full Time Year Round Cellar Assistant (Cleaning tanks, and bottling wine Monday—Friday)
1 Full Time Tasting Room Manager (Tues—Sat)

This years’ Founders Kentucky Breakfast Stout had just been released and we should see some in Indiana in maybe even a week or so. kirin-facility-sendaiThis is an AP Photo, taken by Itsuo Inouye, of the Kirin Brewery. Other majors, Sapporo and Asahi, have shut down plants for inspection. Suntory and sorta micro Kiuchi (Hitachino Nest) are bottling water at their plants. Info thanks to BeerNews.org The top 10 brews available at big league ballparks Hey what? London’s 2012 Olympics have sold the exclusive beer and cider rights to whom? Heineken, that’s whom. That’s like Bud being the official beer of the World Cup in Germany. Oh, it was.