Indy Beer Talks ‚Äď Opening a Craft Brewery :: Indy Beer News

IndyBeerNews_logoIf you’ve been homebrewing for a while, it’s likely that opening a brewery has been on the back of your brain. Unfortunately for most, this dream may probably feel unattainable. Don’t lose hope just yet ūüôā Indy Beer News is hosting a free event focusing on the logistics of opening up a craft brewery. Brewers Andrew Castner of MashCraft (currently under construction on Indy’s South side) and Ray Kamstra of Indiana City Brewing (which will be celebrating their 1 year anniversary in May of 2014) will be speaking along with Matt Stoops of Financial Center Federal Credit Union who has worked with helping craft breweries get financed. The panel speaks for an hour with a brief Q and A session at the end of the discussion. The event takes place on Tuesday April 8th at 7:30pm at the Tomlinson Tap Room. ¬†My advice to you is to:

  • Show up early
  • Grab a beer (or two) at the bar
  • Find¬†a seat early, as this event may fill up quickly
  • Bring a pen and paper
  • Relax, and absorb knowledge!

You can register for the event by clicking the link below.

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Indy Beer News Oskar Blues Tasting

oskarbluesI had the opportunity to join Bill Jimerson of IndyBeerNews, along with¬†Zach Typinski of¬†Oskar Blues Brewery,¬†Cari Crowe of¬†Mass Ave Pub,¬†Evan Batt of¬†World Class Beer, and¬†Andrew Camp of¬†The Biercast¬†for an Oskar Blues tapping and live taping of Indy Beer News at The Mass Ave Pub. This was such a great time. We got to sample¬†Mama’s Little Yella Pils,¬†Dale’s Pale Ale,¬†Old Chub – Scottish Style Ale,¬†Deviant Dale’s IPA,¬†G’Knight Imperial Red Ale, and¬†Ten FIDY. These beers are very well put together, and interestingly enough, most of them that were served were no older than 2 weeks. Here’s the podcast:

Indy Beer News

Indy Beer News will be hosting the first of a quarterly series of discussions called Indy Beer Talks at the Tomlinson Tap Room on November 20th at 7:30. This upcoming event will feature¬†Clay Robinson¬†of Sun King Brewing,¬†Jon Lang¬†of Triton Brewing Company,¬†Chris Sikich¬†of The Indianapolis Star, and¬†Jake Koeneman¬†of Hoosier Beer Geeks and will cover industry growth, market saturation, and increasing competition in the craft beer world. Thanks again to Indy Beer News, Mass Ave Pub, and the panelists from this podcast for the great beer and conversation. Click here if you’d like to attend this event at Tomlinson Tap.¬†This should be an awesome time.