flat 12 bierwerks

You may have heard of them but may have never tried any of the wonderful products from Flat 12 Bierwerks.  Flat 12 is a brewery that defines the “drink local” philosophy.  Brewed in downtown Indianapolis, Flat 12 has a magnificent array of great beers on tap, and now in bottles, making them a must-try for […]

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saison beer,

jordan’s top 5 saisons for spring

The Belgian Saison or Farmhouse Ale is one of the oldest styles of beer in the world. Yet, it has only recently grown in popularity in the U.S. These traditional beers that were originally brewed in the winter to be drunk in the spring and summer months are necessities this time of year. These are […]

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Gettin’ Raunchy with Rogue!

Today is the first day of spring. Friday will be the third day of spring and hopefully by then the flowers will be blooming (yeah right!) and beginning to release their potent pheromones, so that we can all get into the swing of things with my second series beer event. Yes, you might want to […]

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jordan’s top 5

This year was a great year for craft beer overall, but some brews are real standouts and deserve special recognition. Here are my Top 5 Beer Picks for the 2012…

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jordan’s bier-stube! a brief lesson on shandy’s

A shandy is essentially a mixed drink that uses beer and citrus (or other but predominantly citrus) flavored soda. There are many variants to what a shandy actually is. In a German Bier-Stube (German Beer Hall) you would order a Biermischgetränke, which translates to beer-based mixed drinks. The combination of the German style beer with […]

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