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Beer Buzz: Craft Beer at Crown Point

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New Albanian's Bomber Blonde is available at Dubois County Bombers games.
  • New Albanian's Bomber Blonde is available at Dubois County Bombers games.

On the Road

Under fair weather, Crown Brewing hosted their third splendid Craft Beer Festival at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Crown Point on May 26. The event also featured a dazzling vintage car show and other amenities for picnicking and playtime in the surrounding park. In addition to brews from across Indiana we tasted Chicago area specialties, including amazingly fine profiles from two Orland Park, Ill., brewmasters: Joachim Kekoum at Harrison's Brewing Co. and Iain Wilson at Rock Bottom. Wilson, who preceded Liz Laughlin at Rock Bottom College Park, reminisced about his Indianapolis sojourn.

The Daily Buzz

June 6-10

Home games for Dubois County Bombers @ League Stadium, Huntingburg, Ind. The Bombers are part of the 14-team Prospect League, one of the elite wooden-bat summer collegiate leagues. The team's 1894 stadium, which was a filming site for A League of Their Own and Soul of the Game features New Albanian Brewing Company craft brews, including a commemorative Bomber Blonde, all on draft from the beer trailer parked down the third base line.

June 7

The Wrath of Kahn's Beerocracy� @ Kahn's, 2342 W. 86th St., 6-8 p.m. Must RSVP to 317-228-9463; no walk-ins.

Beer Club tasting featuring Triton @ Fox and Hound, 14490 Lowes Way, Carmel, 4-6 p.m.

June 8

Monthly Friday Night Club meeting @ Great Fermentations, 5127 E. 65th St., 5 p.m.

June 9

2nd Annual Bloomington Craft Beer Festival @ Woolery Stone Mill, 2200 W. Tapp Rd.; VIP ($50), 3 p.m-7 p.m.; general admission ($35), 4-7 p.m; $10 designated drivers. Proceeds benefit American Red Cross of Monroe County. Tickets at brewersofindianaguild.com.

Tapping of Barefoot Wit and featuring 92.3 WTTS Spring Music Sampler @ The Ram, Fishers, 2 p.m.

Tap 'n Run 4K race @ Broad Ripple Avenue and Compton Street. Features four chug stations, where competitors drink 4 ounces of beer; finishers leave with a medal, T-shirt and full beer. Register at tapnrun.com

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