Every Friday Free Beer Tastings:
Norma's Fine Wines. 6-8 p.m.
Vine and Table, Carmel, 3-7 p.m.
Crown Liquors, Downtown 3-7 p.m.; Carmel, Fishers, U.S. 31 & Shelby and 106th & Michigan all from 4-7 p.m.
21st Amendment, Broad Ripple, 5 p.m.
Extract homebrew class, 1 p.m., Tuxedo Park Brewers Home Brew Supply Store in Fountain Square at 1139 Shelby St. Entry access is in the back of the building from the alley. More at tuxedoparkbrewers.com/
Yelp Drinks! "Bar Week: 7 Days. 7 Bars. 7 events” at: The Brass Ring Lounge, Goose The Market (in the Enoteca), Mass Ave Pub, Melody Inn, New Day Meadery, Pizzology and Tomlinson Tap Room, all offering 50 percent off drink menus. More at www.yelp.com/events/indianapolis-yelp-drinks.
Tickets Available Now:
Brew Bracket Live Tasting Tournament Featuring Local Craft Beers on April 17. 400 Hoosiers to Vote for Best IPA in Indiana. More at: www.brewbracket.com.
New On Tap:
Half Moon, 4051 S. LaFountain, Kokomo. Brewer John Templet’s “Heavenly Hefeweizen,” a deliciously drinkable spring seasonal. 765-455-2739
Patrick’s Kitchen, 47 Boone Village Center, Zionsville, featuring these Indiana brews: Bloomington Brewing Company’s “B-town;” People’s “Hop Killa IPA;” Flat 12 “Amber Ale” and “Half Cycle.”
Jon Myers, owner/brewer, Powerhouse Brewing Company in Columbus, IN is “going behind bars for a good cause: Muscular Dystrophy Association.” By April 13 visit: www.joinmda.org/columbuslockup2011/jonphbc. Click on the icon that says: “Click here to help me make my goal.”
Heartland Distillers has launched a monthly email newsletter with recipes for their Indiana Vodka, Indiana Infusions and Prohibition Gin. To subscribe, email email@example.com.
Dark Lord Day 2011 on Saturday, April 30 is sold out. Details at www.threefloyds.com