Misc News – Aug 25

The Hoosier Beer Geeks went to Madison’s Great Taste of the Midwest and report about it with pictures of the Indiana breweries that were there. Broad Ripple Brewpub 20th Anniversary beer right now is Limping Mallard. A 7.7% Scotch Ale that is like sucking on a caramel. This one last saw the light of day 15 years ago.

IMG_6010IMG_5003P1000857aFrom: Omar Castrellón To: The World All friends and enemies invited. Alcatraz Aug 31 6:30 pm. Omar’s goodbye (from Alcatraz). A couple of beers we need to empty. Good stuff.

On Monday a 60,000 crane with a 90-foot boom being operated in the beer garden of the Indianapolis Athenaeum/Rathskeller tipped over. The Indy Star has the article and a net-worthy FAIL picture. Excruciatingly detailed Beer Paintings. If you think the map on our home page is cluttered, you should see the Cask Beer Finder for America map (scroll down). Thank Heaven For Beer has a grin-inducing story about the in-store beer snob. article More grin-inducement as Weights and Measures visits the Public House. articleRumor has it SABMiller may offer $10.9 billion for Foster’s. article