Barley Island, 639 Conner St., Noblesville; 6:30 p.m. Hoosier Beer book signing; 7:30-9:00 p.m. pub quiz with teams of up to 6 people. Questions about Beer, Indiana, Indiana Beer, General Knowledge, Trivia, Oldies. Free; prizes.
Herron-Morton Place Oktoberfest, 1900 block of Alabama Ave., 3-10 p.m. Food vendors, live music. Tickets: $5 in advance; $10 at the door. Proceeds go towards an endowment to maintain the HMP Park.
Brewer Jerry Sutherlin's Rocktoberfest Downtown is sunny blonde with a foamy head that creates lovely lace as you sip down; whiffs of spices and an effervescent first taste escalate into layers of malt and yeast-inspired flavors and finishes dry. Truly a top-of-the line German-inspired brew served in a specially inscribed dimpled mug or a lager glass.
Rock Bottom Downtown and College Park, through Oct. 23, $1 from each Rocktoberfest sale goes to the annual "Miracle on Washington Street" a project of the Rock Bottom Foundation. December 2010, 450 homeless and displaced guests from local area shelter partners arrived at the Rock Bottom in downtown Indianapolis for a Christmas Day celebration. To volunteer, donate, sponsor or for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org or call Jennie Heslar at 317-471-8840 or Tony Hiatt at 317-471-8840.
Triton Brewing, 5764 Wheeler Road is serving their first house ale on tap - Fieldhouse Wheat - in addition to a line up of guest beers.
The Ram Downtown and Fishers promise to have on tap Bjava Disorder, a special batch of the fan-favorite Java Disorder newly brewed with Bjava's fresh-roasted beans, and Amber Waves Farmhouse Ale, a Belgian Saison.
Upland Bloomington, new seasonal menu runs through end of October paired with beer. Also serving sparkling wine, mimosas and Upland's version of champagne punch.