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June 22

Indiana craft beers "Rally in the Alley" (between the Indianapolis City Market and the "gold building") 4:30-7 p.m. Park at the City Market Arena Lot (bordered by Alabama, Wabash, New Jersey and Market) — ask for a voucher with your beer and pay only $1 to park. Check out

June 23

WFYI & Indiana Week In Review broadcasting from Sun King Tasting Room, 5-8 p.m.; includes roundtable discussion and tasting session. 602-3702;,

June 24

Indiana State Fair Brewers' Cup competition entries are due by 7 p.m. on Friday, June 24, at Sun King Brewing Company, 135 N. College Ave. Details at

June 24 and 25

The Taste of Crown Point beer garden on the Square.219-663-4545;,

June 25

Hoosier History Live program on "Prohibition in Indiana," Marc Carmichael of the Indiana Beverage Alliance and Clay Pendleton of the Indiana Historical Society join host Nelson Price, 11:30 a.m. on WICR 88.7 FM and always online at Broad Ripple Brewpub is one of the show's sponsors.

Brew-Ha-Ha, 700 block of N. Park Ave. 3-7 p.m. Advance tickets $25 online or call 635-7529; $30 cash only at the door; designated driver $10. Check for more.

June 27

Squealers Award Winning Barbeque, 5515 W. 86th St. (86th & Zionsville Rd.) 6:30-8 p.m.; Girls Pint Out event to learn tips and tricks to firing up the grill and pairing food with beer. For more:;

June 28

Flat 12 four-course Beer Dinner, Stone Creek Dining, 13904 Town Center Blvd., Noblesville. 6:30 p.m. $50 per person; 770-1170;

On tap

Oaken Barrel seasonals: Uberweizen German Wheat and Blueberry Stout.

The Ram Downtown, Fishers: Easy Rye-der, the 1000th batch in the history of the Indianapolis RAM Restaurant and Brewery; 2010 Barrel-aged NUTorious Brown Ale; Spring Fever Light, blonde ale infused with Jasmine and Lemon Peel; Bill's Bettor, nutty malt with a light body and dry finish; Barefoot Wit, tart and refreshing with additions of orange peel, coriander and chamomile.

Rock Bottom Downtown: Summer Blonde Honey Ale, golden-colored, light bodied, crisp and refreshing with subtle hint of honey.

Crown Brewing Third Anniversary special release: DunkelWeizenbock, a strong German-style dark wheat, malty sweetness, dark fruit and spicy clove and bananas, slightly sweet palate, finishes dry.

Half Moon, Kokomo: English-Style Brown Ale, medium bodied with nutty and roasted malt flavors.

Patrick's Kitchen, Zionsville: Sun King's A Few Hops More! and Popcorn Pils; Upland's Double Dragon Fly; People's Brewing Farmer's Daughter American Wheat.


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