Indiana Beer News – September 15

New Albanian says 22-oz bombers of Jaxon, Yakima and Tunnel Vision will hit Indiana real soon now.
Three Floyds – November 12th is their 15th Anniversary party. 2500 tickets will be sold starting sometime to be announced. The XV beer will be a collaboration between 3F, Surly, Mikkeller, and Struise. “We are brewing Surly Darkness, Mikkeller’s Beer Geek Brunch, De Struise’s Black Albert, and our Dark Lord Imperial Stout. All these beers will be blended to create our XV beer for maximum ass kickery.” Bottles of XV will be $30 each at the party.
Indy’s upcoming Black Acre Brewing Co. gets ink at the Indy Star. article
Prohibition: Ken Burns 3-part documentary will air on your local PBS station probably Oct 2, 3, 4, at 8pm. The parts are titled A Nation of Drunkards, A Nation of Scofflaws, and A Nation of Hypocrites.
The UK is looking at raised taxes on beer of over 7.5%. Right now a 7.6% ABV pint has duty of 80 pence. Shen the new budget goes into effect that will be just over £1. It’s a sliding scale so the average raise on barleywines and the like will be over £1. That’s at the brewery, not at the pump. (Back to American English) A 6-pack of, say Fuller’s Vintage Ale, Gales Prize Old Ale, an Imperial Russian Stout, or Traquair House Jacobite will cost an extra $5 over here.
Wheats from unexpected places. Weihenstephaner White Hoplosion. Amstel Wheat.
Top 10 Oktoberfests outside Germany including Zinzinnati and Ho Chi Minh City.
32 beer tattoos. That is all.