Sunday News

Jerry Sutherlin at Rock Bottom, Downtown Indy has a line-up for American Craft Beer Week including:

  • Schwarzhacker – German Black Lager- roasty and smooth
  • Saison – Belgian Farmhouse Ale- tart and refreshingly fruity ale
  • Goat Toppler – Maibock- slightly sweet and bready lager with a crisp hop finish
  • Bourbon barrel aged series – Starting with a English Barleywine aged in a Woodford Reserve barrel, transitioning to Naughty Pappy- a Strong Scotch Ale aged in a 20 year old Buffalo Trace barrel, then on to Naughty Woody- the same Scotch Ale aged in a Woodford Reserve barrel

Jerry will be making a kick-off toast on Mon, May 11th, 6pm. All three downtown brewpubs will host open houses on Wed, May 13 from 6-9pm. That includes Alcatraz, and Ram also. Check the Calendar for Stone Levitation kick-off parties in Goshen, Greenwood, Columbus, and Fishers. Oaken Barrel has Mark and Andrew’s Oak Aged Porter on tap. It’s part of a series of small batch releases. Also right now, seasonals Helles Lager and Uberweizen. Saturday, May 9: High Gravity Summer Kickoff for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. BW3, downtown Indy. 4pm. They’ll be tapping more than a dozen 9%+ beers like DFH Red & White, 90 Minute, Palo Santo Marron; Goose Island Night Stalker; etc. etc. 5-oz tastings will be $5 ($1 to CFF). If you collect beer bottles, then you’re a Labeorphilist. If you collect beer coasters, then you’re a Tegestologist. 7 Beer Barons. Ever wanted to sleep in a wine cask?