www.brewingnews.com New Oberpfalz Brewing will release Elucidator Doppelbock in 12-ounce six-packs beginning in early October. American Porter makes a return (draught only), Nebra Disk IPL should be out in November on draught and in 22-ounce bottles, along with the release of a barrel-aged beer brewed in collaboration with Wise Guys Liquors in Merrillville. Wise Guys gave New Oberpfalz a Russell's Reserve 110 bourbon barrel from their single-barrel bour-bon project to create a unique and interesting barrel-aged Russian Imperial Stout . Next up on Ironwood Brewing brew-ing schedule is Indiana Pale Ale , using hops grown at the brewery. Also planned is the return of Scorpio American Black Ale . The annual release of Ironwood's barrel-aged Russian Imperial Stout will be on everyone's least favorite shopping day—November 24. Look for Ironwood beers at Porter's Perfect Pint and Pokro Brewing's Halloween beer fest. The staff at Lafayette Brewing will kick off their October at the annual Feast of the Hunters Moon festival. Not only do they sell fresh lager and ale at this re-creation of an 18th century French-Indian trading post, the LBC brewery staff also put on a frontier brew-ing demonstration complete with period-appro-priate equipment. On October 14, Lafayette’s local street fair, Mosey Down Main Street, will be hosting their 50th event in front of the brewpub on Main. Lafayette Brewing is the sole provider of the official Mosey Beer cup, which comes filled with fresh house brews. In November, the brewpub will be announc-ing all the details regarding ticket sales for LBC’s annual Winter Warmer: Barleywine & Strong Ale Festival. Be sure to stay updated via their website and/or social media accounts for tickets. Great Crescent Brewery celebrates their 9th anniversary in mid-November. In prepara-tion for the celebration, GCBC will embark upon the IN-Orbit Project which will take the brewery staff around the State of Indiana in the Ambrewlance to pick up hops from various hop farms to make an American Imperial Pale Ale also named IN Orbit . The Gaff Brothers Legacy Series will pay homage to the pioneering brothers who helped found modern-day Aurora, Indiana. GCBC offers up the beers in this series as part of the effort to preserve the Felsen Tunnels from the original Crescent Brewing Company that once stood on the banks of the Ohio River. Part of the proceeds from the Gaff Brothers Legacy beers goes to support the Crescent Brewery Caverns Park. The first beers in the Gaff Brothers Legacy will be Chocolate Brown Ale made with Indiana malted barley aged in 95% rye whiskey barrels. These barrels are used to age the base spirit for a rare whiskey called Cloud's 41 from MGP. Very smooth and somewhat sweet, it's a perfect complement to the rye whiskey. The second beer in this release is Industrious American Stout aged in Jack Daniels whiskey barrels. GCBC received the barrels just a couple hours after they were emptied, creating an intense barrel-aged experience. These first two beers in the Gaff Brothers Legacy will be available at the brew-ery in November in special edition 32-ounce bottles. To bring on the fall, Figure Eight Brewing is breaking out the greats: Choss TIPA, Dogma Dubbel and then Devil's Drip Tripel . At Tow Yard Brewing , fall means foot-ball season. As the Colts season gets under-31 BEER GOVERNOR JIM HERTER People’s Brewing owner Chris Johnson, who attended Purdue, has had an ongoing partnership with the university to work on collaborative studies, and he has also been a regular speaker at classes in the Department of Food Science on topics related to the craft beer industry. On September 1st Purdue and People’s announced that relationship has resulted in the creation of Boiler Gold-American Golden Ale . The new ale will ini-tially be available at Ross-Ade Stadium and the 1869 Tap Room in the Purdue Memorial Union. It will also be on shelves at Indiana and Chicago-area retailers in time for the holidays. In mid October the Oaken Barrel Brewery will release the fall classic Apple Buzz made with Adrian Orchard cider and locally sourced honey. Norris English Pub and Brewery celebrates the Fall harvest with a lineup of local ingredients, including hops, honey, maple syrup, apples, sorghum and their Great Pumpkin Ale. After a decade of ownership, Doug Dayhoff of Upland Brewing has announced that he is stepping down as president of the brewery. SWMich. continued from p. 30 In October and November, Founders Brewing of Grand Rapids is releasing Backwoods Bastard Barrel Aged Scotch Ale, Harvest Ale and Breakfast Stout, the base for the insanely popular KBS which is barrel aging in the Grand Rapids Gypsum mines for a March release. Kristine “Queen Bee” Morse of Dark Horse Brewery in Marshall let me know their releases will be Thirsty Trout Porter, Scotty Karate Scotch Ale, Oktoberfest, Five High Harvest Ale, Fore Smoked Stout and 20th Anniversary Ale. From Karmene of Arcadia Brewing in Kalamazoo, the new releases are Morning Nightcap coffee porter brewed with BIGGBY® Coffee will be out in the market in 6pk/12oz bottles. The same coffee beans used to brew this delicious porter will be available in select BIGGBY® stores and online. Arcadia Brewing is collaborating with Shepherd Neame , the oldest brewer in England, in creating a Pilsner. Will be available in bottles in the market in October. November rings in the return of the winter seasonal, Porter Rico , a porter brewed with coconut, as well as a limited release of Cereal Killer barleywine, aged in Journeyman rye whisky barrels. Adri from Tapistry Brewing in Bridgman is pleased to inform us that they are releasing Pumpk It Up , a sweet pumpkin spice porter and Chocola Java is coming out October 16th 2017. A special limited release of barrel aged Dark Testimony Bombers (~20 cases) are for sale in the taproom starting November 21, 2017. Old Mill Brew Pub in Plainwell, accord-ing to Brian Lonberg, has following releases planned for October/November. Crazy Beaver Cream Ale, 5.3% abv, ’97 Drop Top Kölsch, 3.9% abv, Imposter Session IPA, 4.7% abv, posi-tively bursting with Citra, Centennial, and Lemondrop hops, Seamonster Pale Ale, 6.3% abv, Oktoberfest, 6.7% abv, Railside Red Ale, 5.9% abv—29 IBUs. Sland City IPA, 6.8% abv (and 95 IBUs), Buckwheat Brown Ale, 5.4% abv, Pumpkin Ale (Porter), 5.5% abv and MILLie VANILLie Vanilla Porte. Also Sunshine Stout, a 6.8% abv oatmeal stout, will be on, and Big Balls Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout, 9.8% abv and 72 IBUs. That’s it for this issue, Cheers from the shores of Lake Michigan. way, TYB welcomes local and visiting fans to the brewery for tailgating and post-game celebrations filled with great craft beer. Just two blocks from Lucas Oil Stadium, TYB is the perfect game day spot. TYB will host a tailgate-themed fundraiser for the Indiana Wish Foundation on October 22 with food, brews, games and autograph signings with for-mer Colts players. Fall beers on deck include a tasty saison and a barley wine that will be sure to warm you up as the nights get chillier. Quaff On! couldn't be in a better spot at the moment. Quafftoberfest , a 5.1% ABV true Marzen-style lager and Put A Fork In It Pumpkin Ale, a 7.4% ABV brew with creamy lactose, are now available in the Indiana and Louisville markets. Strawberry Six Foot Blonde is now available in four-packs in the Indiana and Louisville retail and hand selected on premise accounts. Coming up at QO!, be on the lookout for Get Lost Lager , Aquaffalypse (dry-hopped with local hops from 812 Farms), Trigger Hoppy Rye IPA . All are small batch, extremely limited draught-only releases. QO! also has many freshly emptied bourbon barrels resting that are filled with Russian Imperial Stout. Wasser Brewing will celebrate the fall season with the return of the Buzz Bomb Brown . Named after the WWII V-1 German Buzz Bomb mounted on the town square in Greencastle, this ale is a coalition of English and American Brown Ales. The next release in Chilly Waters Brewing’s “Turn It Up” series is on Friday, November 24. Dark Sarcasm is a barrel-aged Russian imperial stout with a 9.7% ABV. Thomas-Stieglitz Brewing in Goshen is in process of putting up Jolly Jack Pumpkin Ale as one of their fall beers. The brewery staff is also planning a couple of strong dark beers. Look for them around the first of October. INDIANA & CHICAGO FOR THE HOLIDAYS Boiler Gold American Golden Ale is brewed by People’s Brewing Company using ingredients researched by Purdue University and grown by local farmers. As Purdue alumni, we are proud to support fermentation science and agriculture through these collaborations. A portion of the proceeds from this beer will directly benefit programs at Purdue University. COMING TO Mich. continued from p. 30 The fourth annual Frankfort Beer Week takes place from October 9 – 14 in Frankfort! Events include a remarkable “Chef Invitational” beer dinner at Chimney Corners on Monday the 9th and a week of beer pairing workshops and menus, craft beer tap take-overs, a fall festival in which a 900+ pound pumpkin is dropped, a homebrewers competi-tion, and specialty beer releases and tours at Stormcloud Brewing . Get five punches on your beer week punch card and win prizes. The 12th annual UPtoberfest takes place October 14 at the Municipal Dock in down-town Escanaba. The beer and wine festival is organized by Escanaba’s homebrew club, the Bay de Noc Brewers and all proceeds go to support the United Way of Delta County. The fest includes live music, games, brewing dem-onstrations, real pint glasses to drink out of, and hors d’oeuvres. I don’t have a farmer’s almanac, but if I did, I bet it says it’s going to be an actually cold winter with a fantastic ski season! Sure, that may be a little bit of wishful thinking, but either way, great winter warmer beers are right around the corner. Cheers!