Craft Beer Guide: Fall brews, festivals, recipes, more – Indianapolis Star

It’s that time of year again! The fall issue of IndyStar’s Craft Beer Guide is packed full of goodies. Follow along below, or pick up your own copy in The Indianapolis Star Sunday, Sept. 20.

Letter from the beverage reporter

This issue of the Craft Beer Guide marks my one-year anniversary of covering Indy’s beverage scene. I talk about what’s happened since I started my job, why I think the industry is important and more on what’s in the beer guide.

New and upcoming stops for the craft beer fan

I told you that the craft beer craze wasn’t going to slow down in 2015. Find out what is new and what is coming soon.

50 local beers to spice up your fall

There has been this meme floating around that says, “How to enjoy pumpkin beer.” Step 1: Throw it in the trash.” It’s like Justin Bieber or mayonnaise: You love it or you hate it. Either way, there are plenty of local beers to spice up the season.

Where to find local beers at Colts games

You got lucky and snagged seats to the game at Lucas Oil Stadium? Use this map to find your favorite Indiana brews closest to your section.

To-do list: Fall festivals not to miss

As the weather cools, fall festivals are heating up. Some have passed, but be sure to mark your calendars for these remaining events.

Beer you can eat — really

Don’t just drink your suds. IndyStar food and dining reporter Liz Biro says to pour them into these recipes​ for brisket, beer soup and more.

Central Indiana Craft Beer Directory

Central Indiana now has more than 40 microbreweries. This list will help you find them.

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