Tag Archives: Falls City Brewery

Craft Beer Throwdown benefits Homeless Coalition

Tonight, Thursday, Sept. 7, the inaugural Craft Beer Throwdown happens at Bowman Field, beginning at 6 p.m. Six local breweries will compete for audience approval as offering  the best beer, and proceeds will benefit the Coalition for the Homeless, a local organization that assists homeless people in the Louisville area. Continue reading Craft Beer Throwdown benefits Homeless Coalition

Falls City blast from the past:  Berliner Weisse

Continuing with their experiments in brewing seasonal beers, Falls City Brewing has concocted a traditional German summer wheat beer, a Berliner Weisse, a tribute to a Falls City product from a century ago.

According to a story in Insider Louisville, Falls City brewer Dylan Greenwood found out about Falls City’s wheat beer tradition by chance, but then decided to try his hand at a traditional tart summer wheat beer. Continue reading Falls City blast from the past:  Berliner Weisse

“Lou’s Brews” bike ride celebrates local beer making

Mayor Greg Fischer has begun touting Louisville’s growing craft brewing presence, wanting to make the local beer scene as visitor friendly as is the Urban Bourbon Trail. To that end, he has commissioned “Lou’s Brews,” an on-line guide that locates the breweries in the city and Southern Indiana  and on Saturday, Aug. 29, the mayor is hosting a “Lou’s Brews” bike ride, leaving Great Flood Brewing, 2120 Bardstown Road at 10 a.m. for a brewery “crawl” stopping at five local breweries for tours of the facilities, and talks brewers. Wee tastings will also be provided. Continue reading “Lou’s Brews” bike ride celebrates local beer making