Tap Takeovers in Town – 7/29 – 8/6

Burn ‘Em Brewing Tap Takeover at Twenty Tap – 7/29
Rhinegeist Tap Takeover at La Margarita – 7/29

Rhinegeist Tap Takeover at Twenty Tap – 7/30

Byway Brewing at BoomBozz Pizza in Carmel – 7/29

18th St. Tapping at The Pint Room in Carmel featuring Hunter Vanilla – 8/2

Upland Crab Boil at the Carmel Tap Room – $25 at the door. You get 4 crabs, unlimited sides, and $1 drafts $3 snifters. 8/6

TwoDeep TWOYear anniversary. Barrel and cask-aged beers, food trucks, music, and games – 8/6

2016 Sour + Wild + Funk Fest Is In The Books!

Upland Brewing sure knows how to throw a beer fest! When Circle City Zymurgy showed up early Saturday morning to the 5th annual Upland Sour + Wild + Funk Fest drop off point, there were already a multitude of vendors setting up tents, tables, fencing, and signage. Everything came together really quickly, and within hours the stage had been set for VIP ticket holders of the event. I cannot stress how many amazing sours were at this event.

Rivertown Brewery & Barrel House Kriek

From Rivertown‘s uber viscous and delicious Kriek to coveted Upland’s Paw Paw lambic, there were an outstanding number of funky varieties available. CCZ was nestled comfortably between Central State Brewing and Country Boy Brewing, which made it painstakingly easy to fill up on CB’s Ghost Gose and Central State’s House. But wait… there’s more! We teamed up with Great Fermentations and Wilks and Wilson for a super unique pouring experience as the first homebrew organizations at the event!

CCZ and Great Fermentations brought the funk with our Berliner Weisse (paired with cherry, ginger, and raspberry Wilks and Wilson gommes), Templeton Rye Whiskey Barrel Aged Flanders Red, Apple Brandy Barrel Aged Flanders, Persimmon Lambic, Brett Saison de Brawndo, and a random assortment of beautiful, beautiful, bombers. We had a really positive response from the people we poured for, and some even asked my favorite question “Where can I buy this?” For those of you that missed out this year, STAY TUNED. We definitely plan on attending SFF again next year.

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Upland’s Valentine’s Day Beer Paired Dinner

Looking for a last minute Valentine’s Day dinner idea? Upland’s Carmel Tap House is hosting a Valentine’s Day Beer Paired Dinner again this year, and it’s looking pretty fantastic. Last year’s dinner was pretty mind blowing. You can RSVP here on their event page. Space is limited, and seats are first come first serve. We went last year and had a blast.

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Here’s this year’s menu:
Course #1: Raw Oysters, house mignonette paired with: Way Down Yonder Sour Ale

Course #2: Mushroom consomme, tomato confit paired with: Coastbuster Imperial IPA

Course #3: Arugula, roasted fennel, baby beets, pistachio paired with: Malefactor Sour Ale

Course #4: Sea scallops, wilted watercress, bacon, cherry tomato paired with: Wheat Belgian Witbier

Course #5: Fisher farms NY strip, sweetbread ravioli, oyster mushroom paired with: Komodo Black IPA

Course #6: Syrupticious ice cream, waffle cookie, berry compote paired with: Barrel Chested Barleywine
*Gratuity not included.