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
.Tin Man, which distributes in Louisville, closed its taproom in March but continued brewery production while seeking a new owner, according to a press release. Continue reading Falls City buys Indiana’s Tin Man Brewing
Friday, Sept. 23 from 4 to 10 p.m. the Louisville Independent Business Alliance (LIBA) will host the 8th Annual Louisville Brewfest at the Louisville Slugger Field, 401 East Main St. The event will feature independent local and regional beer, among other attractions. Continue reading 8th Annual Brewfest tomorrow
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
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