Flat 12 Bierwerks, 5:30 - 8 p.m.: Feed the Fight, benefiting local homeless shelters; featuring samples from local restaurants and breweries; $10; 21+.
Half Moon, Kokomo: Kokomonster on tap, a strong amber ale with a slightly sweet and malty flavor hiding 8% alcohol content.
Flat 12: Tapping of Joe Brahma Coffee Brown Ale, a brown ale/milk stout hybrid with a dose of Nicaraguan coffee; the added lactose balances the acidity of the coffee. Music by The Draft Kings.
Flat 12 at Oranje; Interactive Experience of Music and Art.
Hoosier Hops & Harvest Festival at Story Inn, 6404 South State Road 135, Nashville, IN 47448. 1-6 p.m. Live music. $20 (designated drivers, $10).
Tomlinson Tap Room is starting new events: Monday Pint Night ($4) AND Bites 'n Brew (third Monday of the month); Taco Trivia Tuesdays; New Fresh Tappings on Wednesdays; Thursday $10 Growler Fills; every other Saturday, live music. Call 317-423-2337 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for music schedule.
Brew Bracket tickets are available at brewbracket.com ($35 participant/ $7 for DD). The Oct. 8 tournament at Indiana State Fairgrounds features 16 different Indiana stouts to taste. Vote for your favorites in a blind, head-to-head comparison. The final 30 minutes of the event allow for additional tasting of the winning beers.
Mass Ave Wine Shop is featuring nationwide pumpkin brews and international choices of fruit beers and stouts. These all pair perfectly with Yats Creole/Cajun fare. For something particularly special, if drunken chicken isn't on the menu board, ask Joe to bring it back: Its flavor rainbow especially begs for a dark lager.