Misc News – Nov 30

RoBottles1 Figure 8 Brewing started bottling over the weekend. 30 cases of Ro Shampo bombers are available at the tasting room in Valparaiso and at Pat’s Liquors in Porter. M.A.S.H. (The Mad Anthony Serious Homebrewers) get ink in the Ft. Wayne News Sentinel. Three Pints Brewpub expects their brewing equipment will arrive today. This week in beer:

Tues 10 Schlafly beers on tap at Rocky’s Italian Grill – Jeffersonville. 4-11pm
Wed Snowplowed Winter Ale tapping. Mad Anthony, All locations. 5-7pm Reservations for Upland‘s Lambics begins. Rita Kohn and a panel of craft brewers will talk at the West Lafayette Library. 7pm
Thurs Holiday Beer Tasting. Keg Liquors, Clarksville Sun King Winter Storm Warning tapping at the Rathskeller, Indy. 6pm Beer Tasting. Big Red Liquors, Bloomington. 6-8pm Beer Sampling. Chalet Party Shoppe, CR 17, Elkhart. 4-6pm
Fri BeerMBA Class Part 2/3. Carmel. 6:00-9:30pm Beer Tasting. Liquor Locker, Evansville. 4-7pm Beer Sampling. Norma’s Fine Wines. Indy. 6-8pm Beer Tasting. Vine and Table, Carmel, 3-7pm Beer Tasting. Crown Liquors, Downtown Indy. 3-7pm; Carmel & Fishers. 4-7pm Beer Tasting. 21st Amendment, Broad Ripple. 5pm. Holiday Beer Tasting, Godfathers, Valparaiso
Sat Black Swan Brewpub Grand Opening. Featuring FFF/DFH Poppaskull Highlands Beer Festival, Valu Market – Mid City Mall, Louisville. 5-9pm Holiday Beer Tasting. Godfather’s, Valparaiso. Holiday Beer Tasting. S&V Liquors, Illinois Rd., Ft. Wayne. 5-8pm

Colorado has unearthed a weird state law that pubs and restaurants can’t sell any beer under 4% ABV, only carry-outs can. article Are you Wynkoop’s 2011 Beerdrinker of the Sear? Get your resume in during the next 30 days. info Fuller’s is reaching back in their archives for seasonals. First up: Past Masters XX Strong Ale, 7.5%,  "pale mild", Fuggles, Goldings, 3 months matured then bottle conditioned, from a 1891 recipe. Available only in London. article "A Los Angeles man said he is fighting the United States government to allow his Oklahoma company to print the Pledge of Allegiance on bottles of its beer." article