Brew Bracket Fall Tournament

Do you like locally crafted microbrews? Do you like stouts? If so, the Brew Bracket Fall Tournament may be something to add to your Saturday calendar.

This event features a specific type of beer (on Saturday, October 8, it is stout) where you, blindly taste-testing each of them, get to determine the best brew out of all those entered. More info about what a Brew Bracket is can be found here:

More general info about the event can be found here:

Event: Brew Bracket

Date: Saturday, October 8, 2011

Time: 12.30pm-5.00pm

Where: Indiana State Fairgrounds (you will need to have a car or taxi to get here)

The cost is $35/person, or $7/designated driver.

I plan on also posting about some of my favorite local breweries (or place to get a beer) in Indy. However, what do you want to hear about? ๐Ÿ™‚

Things to do in Indy–German Fest! (Groupon special)

*For a limited time only! (well, for the Groupon anyway)

When you think of Indianapolis, it’s race cars, Peyton Manning (well, until this year), breaded tenderloins, popcorn, and….German Fest? Yes, indeed, Indy has its own German Fest, also know as the Third Annual Original and Fabulous GermanFest! GermanFest is a one-day event in downtown Indianapolis on Saturday, October 8 from 12pm to 6pm.

Groupon, a website that offers specials deals each day for various cities, provides special pricing for this event. Choose between the following options:

  • For $15, you get admission for two people (up to a $20 value) and two beers (a $10 value; a $30 total value).
  • For $27, you get admission for four people (up to a $40 value) and four beers (a $20 value; up to a $60 total value)

To purchase the deal, go to Groupon’s website:

For full details about GermanFest and all the activities, please visit the GermanFest website:

Some nice details from the website include: “Wiener dog races all day, every hour, Alpine Express and their famous yodel-ers, Jay Fox and his Bavarian Showtime Band, the Steinheben – strong man contest, theย 5K Lederhosen lauf and much more!”

GermanFest takes place at the Rathskellar/historic Athenaeum at 401 E Michigan St., about 1.3 miles walking from the hotel.