Corn King IPA is brewing at 3 Floyds, exclusively for the IN Beer Brigade

IN Beer Brigade - 3 Floyds Corn King IPA

Brewers from across Northwestern Indiana convened to for the inaugural IN Beer Brigade brew day of Corn King IPA.

Brewers from across Northwestern Indiana convened at 3 Floyds for the inaugural IN Beer Brigade brew day of Corn King IPA.

 

3 Floyds Brewer, Adam Conway, pouring the local corn into the hopper.

3 Floyds Brewer, Adam Conway, pouring the local corn into the hopper.

 

Locally grown corn, locally malted by Sugar Creek Malt Co., being milled.

Locally grown corn, locally malted by Sugar Creek Malt Co., being milled.

 

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Corn pouring into the 3 Floyds mash tun.

 

The Brewers of Indiana Guild staff: Tristan Schmid (Communications Director), Iris Dillon (Events Coordinator), Rob Caputo (Executive Director).

The Brewers of Indiana Guild staff: Tristan Schmid (Communications Director), Iris Dillon (Events Coordinator), Rob Caputo (Executive Director). Photo by Harrison Pogue.

 

On Wednesday, August 24, 2016, Brewers of Indiana Guild, breweries from across Northwestern Indiana, and the team from Sugar Creek Malt Co. convened at 3 Floyds in Munster for the inaugural brew day of the annual IN Beer Brigade beer.

3 Floyds graciously hosted dozens of brewers at their state-of-the-art, world-reknowned brewing facility, where the collab crew also enjoyed incredible beer, tours, and camaraderie.

Every year, IN Beer Brigadiers will get access to one-of-a-kind, super-rare beers that will never be brewed again.

This year’s beer, Corn King IPA, features intense citrus flavor with grapefruit, orange, and lemon at the forefront. Citrus notes are balanced by pine, stone fruit, and berry flavors. Our local Indiana corn gives this beer a light body and a smooth finish making it an easy drinking IPA. ABV = 7.3% IBU = 75.

Corn King IPA beer will be available only at the private IN Beer Brigade parties in October 2016.

For more photos, check out NWI.com’s coverage of this unique event.

Thank you to all of Indiana’s northwestern breweries for their help in launching the IN Beer Brigade. The following breweries participated in the inaugural brew day:

18th Street Brewing

3 Floyds Brewing

Crown Brewing

The Devil’s Trumpet

Figure Eight Brewing

Ironwood Brewing

New Oberpfalz Brewing

Pokro Brewing

Route 2 Brews

Shoreline Brewery

Windmill

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Enlist now and get access to this exclusive beer and a free Drink Indiana Beer bottle opener

If you haven’t already joined the IN Beer Brigade, time is running out for you to ensure your exclusive access to Corn King IPA.

Join before September 1 for a free Drink Indiana Beer bottle opener–available nowhere else–in addition to members-only gear, glassware, and more.

Enlist at the premium level for two complimentary 22 oz. bottles of Corn King IPA available only at IN Beer Brigade parties around the state in October (to be announced soon), and sign up for multiple years to save money and ensure your access to the Central regional collaboration at Sun King next year and the South Central collaboration at Upland in 2018.

The IN Beer Brigade is the only membership program of its kind in the country and is the best way for you to support and celebrate Indiana’s craft beer culture.

Become a member online at brigade.beer or at any of these events:

Saturday, August 27, 2016:

Saturday, September 10, 2016:

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