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State Fair Beer and Wine
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Indiana State Fair Barrels Forward with Beer

The ultimate taste test may come soon at the State Fair. Though only Indiana breweries and wineries have been invited to participate this year, Carmichael would like to add the much-larger brands.

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Micro-Manage Your Way Through the Indiana Microbrewers Festival

How to avoid the lines, what to taste, and the edible accessory you’ll want to wear.

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#IndyIsHappy Makes the City Smile

IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden definitely dances best in the clip. He impresses with or without his helmet, as he bounces on the IMS track’s pavement and then in front of the Pagoda.

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50 Days of Holiday Gifts: The Beer Gear

What to buy the Sun King worshipper: a one-size-fits-all sweater. For the beer.

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The best weeknight scene, cheap thrill, local beer selection, holiday family fun, day in the park, wedding band, kids’ class, happy hour twist, and more.

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REOPENING: Aristocrat Pub & Restaurant

This time next month, you’ll once again be able to grab a beer and a bite from the Aristocrat Pub & Restaurant (5212 N. College Ave., 317-283-7388). According to manager Melissa Uhte, the 79-year-old neighborhood favorite will reopen its doors in the first or second week of October after a 13-month closure for reconstruction, the result of an electrical fire that destroyed the back of the building and left everything else saturated with smoke. 

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Seasonal Brews to Spice Up Your Holidays

‘Tis the season when Naptown’s jolly brewers release long-awaited winter seasonal beers. From ambers with real cranberry juice to spice-infused ales, these beers are just waiting to be savored. Get on your sleigh and go now, though. These brews won’t last!