Taprooms across Northeast are getting in on the Art-A-Whirl action. It's a huge community event, taprooms tend to have some great wall space for displays and, of course, craft beer is a culinary art. It's a natural pairing.
In that spirit, Indeed has announced its plans to get in on the neighborhood celebration with live music and beer, complete with a tented patio area to accommodate more guests. The highlight of the day is the release of LSD Honey Ale, "a kaleidoscopic combination of lavender, sunflower honey, and dates...[with] delicate floral aromas...[and] rich notes of fruit, and honey." Originating at Town Hall Brewery, where headbrewer Josh Bischoff worked prior to Indeed, the beer won a medal at the Great American Beer Festival in 2011 and has since become part of Indeed's line-up.
"Have you seen the show Game of Thrones? Getting the rights [to LSD Honey Ale] was nothing like that," co-owner Thomas Whisenand says. "We expressed interest and [Town Hall] felt that Indeed would be a good home for the beer. It was really that simple."
Indeed will also serve up flagship brews like Day Tripper and Midnight Ryder, and cask creations while supplies last. Food trucks will be parked in the lot, including Hot Indian and Simply Steve's (Friday) and Gastrotruck, Natedogs, and Vellee Deli (Saturday). Eleven bands are also booked, including Black Eyed Snakes, Southside Desire, the Chambermaids, and France Camp.
Find full schedule of the festivities below:
Beer line-up: Available all day: Shenanigans Summer Ale, Day Tripper Pale Ale, Midnight Ryder American Black Ale, L.S.D. Honey Ale Rotating special releases: Let it Ride IPA, Mojito Shenanigans, Mexican Honey, Rum King
Live music: Friday, May 16: Whatever Forever 6 p.m. France Camp 6:50 p.m. The Chambermaids 8 p.m.
Saturday, May 17: Whiskey Jeff & the Beer Back Band 12:15 p.m. Peter Lang 1:20 p.m. The Dirt Road Ramblers 2:25 p.m. Silverback Colony 3:30 p.m. Little Man 4:35 p.m. The Last Revel 5:40 p.m. Southside Desire 6:45 p.m. The Black Eyed Snakes 8 p.m.
Food: Friday, May 16: Hot Indian, Simply Steve's Saturday, May 17: Gastrotruck, Natedogs, Vellee Deli