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Southern Indiana Beer Trail, Day 1

Last month, I had so much fun dreaming up the Northwestern and Northern Indiana Beer Trails, I decided to do it again, and come up with one for Southern Indiana. Our imaginary itinerary took three days to cover, because we Read more >

Northern Indiana Beer Trail, Day 3

We had to cut our day a little short yesterday, trying to cover the remaining seven microbreweries in the Northern Indiana Beer Trail (click here for the Google Map). We covered seven on the Northwestern Indiana Beer Trail, but we Read more >

Northern Indiana Beer Trail, Day 2

In trying to create an Indiana Beer Trail, we’ve hit a bit of a snag, but only a minor one. On Day 1, we managed to visit seven breweries all in “Da Region”, all within 20 miles of each other. Read more >

Northwest Indiana Beer Trail, Day 1

We already have a wine trail in Indiana, so I’m thinking we need a beer trail. There are enough microbreweries around the state, that we could spend a few days traveling around, sampling beers, and eating some great pub grub. Read more >

When Dad Comes to Indy, We Drink Beer

I think most people can look back and remember the first beer they had with their dad. Watching a game? Relaxing in the living room? Thanksgiving dinner? Once you’re twenty-one your parents start becoming more like friends than authority figures, Read more >

HandleBAR Pedal-Pub: a Brew Way to Tour Indianapolis

As mobile food trucks have made a big impact in cities across the state, you knew something like a mobile bar was inevitable. The HandleBAR PeddlePub of Indianapolis is a pedal-powered, 4 wheeled bicycle that can hold 16 passengers and Read more >

A Night with Friends on the Indy Brew Bus and the Nestle Inn

One of my favorite episodes of the show Friends was always the Thanksgiving episode. While we traditionally think of this as a family-oriented holiday, I loved that they had their own “Friendsgiving” celebration. Maybe it had more to do with Read more >

Big Woods Brewing Company in Nashville, Indiana

Every year, swarms of leaf peepers make their pilgrimage to Brown County in southern Indiana to admire these woods at their finest, when fall is putting on its show of color. But every hiker, shopper, and autumn lover has to Read more >

Brugge Brasserie: Belgian Food in Indianapolis

No one does fries better than the Belgians. With a father from Holland, and several trips to Holland under my belt, I’ve had more than my share of fries — frites, they’re called over there (pronounced like “freets”). So I Read more >