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Fistful of Hops Orange, Christmas in July and more


New Brews

Seasonal returns of much-loved beers: MashCraft Red; Bloomington Brewing 10-Speed Hoppy Wheat and Redemption Alewerks Atonement.

Newly tapped at Thr3e Wise Men, Phillip J. F’Rye’ IPA. The description says, “Chinook and Ahtanum hops provide a citrus and spicy finish.”

New to most of us, the aromatic Ahtanum variety was developed in the Ahtanum Creek Valley in Yakima County in Washington by Yakima Chief Ranches. According to the description, the dominant flavor profile provides a sweet and slightly spicy, or peppery character to the beer.

Sun King Fistful of Hops “orange” in cans as of July 11; 2018 Indiana State Fair Brewers’ Cup Gold Winning Velour Soccer Mom will be released in cans at both Sun King locations on July 28. On draft only: Small-batch Bitch’n Camro and Small-batch Norwegian Blue.

Half Moon
Hop Hugger I.P.A. has a silky smooth malty mouthfeel and, scintillating aroma of the Citra hops you would only expect from a beer with a name such as The Hop Hugger I.P.A.


Now-July 24: Rock Bottom is offering a brewer’s dinner special as a 2-person sharing that includes a choice of appetizers with a beer per person; choice of two entrees with a beer person and a jar dessert to share. 

July 19: Triton Brewing Company Tap Takeover at Black Acre Brewing, 6 p.m. and the release of their collaborative sour Saison.

July 21: Triton Brewing & Oskar Blues Tap Takeover at The Pint Room Bar in Carmel, 6-9pm. 
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July 22: Triton Beer Sampling at Crown Liquors in Carmel (4000 W 106th Street), 5:30-7:30pm. Sample the Hometown Hero, Rail Splitter IPA and Sly Boogie Session IPA.

July 23: Flat12 & NUVO Present: Christmas In July; 12-4 p.m. Bi-annual release of Pinko Russian Imperial Stout. A $15 ticket includes entry to the event, a commemorative glass, three 4 oz pours of our specialty Pinko varieties and barrel aged line-up, and a complimentary half pint of your choice.

Attendees will also have first opportunity to buy limited edition Pinko bombers and for the FIRST TIME, 6 pack 8oz cans! A limited amount of tickets are on sale online now. The event is expected to sell out, so get them early.

Christmas In July Tap List:

Pinko! 23: Pinko Russian Imperial Stout aged in 23 year Pappy Van Winkle Barrels - the unicorn of beers. 10.5% | 86 IBU;
Grigori: Pinko aged in Corsair Russian Imperial Stout whiskey barrels. 10.5% | 86 IBU;
Dark Corner: Pinko aged in New Day Craft's Imperial Magpie Barrels. 10.5% | 86 IBU; Ship to Shore: Pinko aged in Port Wine Barrels. 10.5% | 86 IBU;
Pinko! 2014, 2015, & 2016: Brewed to age. Brewed for barrels. Hoppy, roasty and pure evil. In Soviet Russia, you don’t drink Imperial Stouts, Imperial Stouts drink you. 10.5% ABV | 86 IBU;
Bonus Cup: 2015 Pinko! aged in rum barrels with Tinker Coffee's Single Origin Nicaraguan coffee. 10.5% | 86 IBU;
Vin Ours: 2015 Pinko! aged in red wine barrels. 10.5% | 86
IBU Death Bear: 2015 Pinko! aged in 4 Roses Bourbon barrels. 10.5% ABV | 86 IBU; Solid Bold: 2015 Pinko! aged in rum barrels with vanilla beans. 10.5% ABV | 86 IBU; Limited Release Bombers of Pinko 23, Bonus Cup, Vin Ours, Death Bear, & Solid Bold plus brand new 6-pack 8oz cans of Pinko!

July 28: Sun King Brewery, downtown, 4-7 p.m. will be tapping all 6 beers from each region form Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Across America Collaboration Pack. 31 breweries collaborating for a pint or a sampling flight of all 6 collaborations.

July 23: SWIRCA BrewFest & More at Evansville’s historic Bosse Field (1701 N. Main Street, Evansville, IN), 6-9 p.m. taste over 300 craft beers, 50 wines, 20 liquors (includes Bourbon, Whiskey and Vodka) and dozens of local culinary appetizers.  All proceeds go to benefit the Southwestern Indiana Regional Council on Aging. Tickets are still available. 

July 26: Triton Tap Takeover at Chatham Tap in Fishers, 6-8pm.

July 30
: 21st Annual Brewers of Indiana Guild Microbrewers Festival; sample from hundreds of beers from 100+ breweries 3-7 p.m. in Military Park. Tickets 


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