The sweet-tart classic: A lemon drop martini (with a sugared rim, of course) from Dawson’s Sticks & Stones in Brownsburg (773 E. Main St., 317-858-8400).
A glass of dark, malty Qualified Belgian Quadrupel from Taxman Brewing Company in Bargersville (13 S. Baldwin St., 317-458-0210).
Heavy on the winter flavors, the Time After Thyme from Open Society (4850 N. College Ave., 317-999-8706) features lemon, honey syrup, orange blossom water, bourbon, Angostura bitters, istopped with a small pour of Kolsch beer, and garnished with a sprig of thyme.
Scarlet Lane Brewing Company‘s Dorian Espresso Stout, available on tap at Burger Study (28 W. Georgia St., 317-777-7770) combines flavors of chocolate, light roasted malts, and bold espresso. Perfect for a snowy weekend imbibe.