Indianapolis-based Flat 12 Bierwerks plans to open its new location in Jeffersonville, Ind., on Saturday, Dec. 6. Since Red Yeti Brewery, right across the Big Four bridge, opened a few months ago, Flat 12 will be the first new brewery of a bunch that are planned in the near future on both sides of the Ohio.
The southern Indiana branch of the Hoosier brewery will be at 130 Riverside Dr. just upriver from Buckheads and the Bristol in Jeffersonville. Actual brewing at the new site will likely not start before 2015; until all that the brewery engineering is completed, the beer sold at the tap room component of the new facility will be made upstate in Indy. Continue reading Flat 12 Bierwerks first of several new breweries to open
Competing fall festivals make it hard for dedicated local party goers to know which neighborhood to hang out in this weekend, Saturday, Sept 20. In Butchertown, Copper & Kings brandy distillery, 1111 E. Washington St., is the host for a Craft Beer Week party they are calling Lock Stock & Smoking Barrels.
This will be “a festival of barrel aged beer, brandy and smoking hot food & music,” according to their press release. The main feature–aside from music and food–will be barrel-proof brandy tastings and 12 breweries serving 24 beers, including several made just for the event by being aged in brandy barrels. Continue reading And, over in Butchertown, its Lock, Stock & Smoking Barrels
If you know the process of any new restaurant opening, you’re likely aware that physically opening the facility often happens faster than the civic approval process.
Such is the case with Beer Engine, the microbrewery from Danville, Ky., that wants to open a second unit in Germantown in the old Zeppelin Café (1036 East Burnett, cattycorner from Check’s Café). Continue reading Beer Engine brewpub eyeing 2013 opening in Germantown