Do The Super Bowl Shuttle!

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

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When it’s cold and the center of the city is crowded, Super Bowl visitors will find relief and open restaurant seats with the help of free Super Celebration Site circulator shuttles.

With fewer than 30,000 bar and restaurant seats in the center of Indy and more than 100,000 visitors expected during Super Bowl weekend, the Host Committee determined that visitors needed an easy way to spread out across Indianapolis in search of places to eat and drink and things to see and do. The solution is to run free circulator shuttles from the Indiana Government Center with stops every 15 to 30 minutes (depending on the time of day and density of traffic) with stops at Indianapolis City Market, Fletcher Place, Fountain Square and Mass Ave. with stops on College Ave. north and south of Washington St.

Five 25-passenger mini buses will run in staggered shifts between 11 a.m. and 2 a.m. daily from Thursday, Feb. 2 through Saturday, Feb. 4.

The buses are a collaboration between the Super Bowl Host Committee, Indianapolis City Market, Mass Ave Merchants Association, and Fountain Square Merchants Association with support from Sun King Brewing Co., Monarch BeverageSyscoRepublic National Distribution CompanyRose-HulmanThe RathskellerBazbeaux PizzaMacNiven’sMass Ave PubHoosier Momma Bloody Mary Maker and dozens of merchants and business owners along the circulator route.

American Futbol: The Service Center Throws A World Party

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

All eyes will be on American football this weekend but the Service Center, Big Car’s multi-purpose space on the fringes of Lafayette Square Mall, is throwing a party for the rest of the world.

The World Party is a three-day celebration of music, dancing, food and drink highlighting the cultures of Central and South America (Thurs., Feb. 2), Africa (Fri., Feb. 3), and Asia (Sat., Feb. 4). The parties are 21 and up and each start at 8 p.m. Cover is $8 but if you bring a receipt from any restaurant in the Lafayette Square area you’ll get in for $5.

Families and people of all ages can visit Service Center between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Feb. 1-4 and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Super Bowl Sunday. The facility serves as a welcome center for the Lafayette Square/International Marketplace neighborhood and features a Super Car painted to represent one of the teams in the NFL. A variety of free special events, games and activities will happen during the daytime hours.

Sun King is proud to support Big Car and the Service Center for Culture & Community.

Kegs & Eggs!

Sunday, January 29, 2012
Need a cure for your Winterfest hangover? Or a hearty meal before taking a run down the zipline? Either way Sun King’s got you covered with Kegs & Eggs, a Sunday brunch by theBig Green Bistro. In addition to our lineup of house, seasonal and specialty beers, we will be serving Sunny Marys and Pale Marys – bloody beers made with Indy’s own nationally acclaimed Hoosier Momma’s Bloody Mary Mix. The Local Underground is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and admission is free all day tomorrow!

Woodstove Flapjacks, Hot Off the Griddle!

Saturday, January 28, 2012

If you’re a fan of good ol’ mountain music, Hoosier music-makers 
Woodstove Flapjacks will throw down in the Local Underground tonight, Sat., January 28. Chef JJ will be cookin’ and Fresh•Local•Beer will be flowin’. Admission is free until 5 p.m. and $5 after five. The Lafayette-based string band will start pickin’ at 6:30 p.m. See you there!

Stereo Deluxe Rocks The Local Underground!

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Voted ‘Best Rock Artist’ 2009 and 2010 by our friends at Nuvo NewsweeklyStereo Deluxeis bringing their catchy, dance-inspired rock and roll to the Local Underground stage tonight. Go here for more info on the tent. We hope to see you there!
o on the tent. We hope to see you there!

The Local Underground Pops Off with Rusty Redenbacher + Mr. Kinetik!

Friday, January 27, 2012
Sun King's Local Underground pops off tonight with a performance by the hardest working artist in Indy, Rusty Redenbacher! Rusty - accompanied by Mr. Kinetik - will rock the tent from 6:30 to 9 p.m. and the best part? It's FREE. If you need to know more, go here! Rusty Redenbacher's new album, "The Tinkerer," will be available everywhere on January 31. #ATFU

Winterfest Is Here!

Friday, January 27, 2012

Saturday will be a blast for those souls lucky enough to have secured Winterfest tickets before they sold out. If you happen to be one of those ticket holders, here’s Sun King’s tasting lineup and special tapping schedule.

House Beers

Sunlight Cream AleWee Mac Scottish AleBitter Druid ESB, Osiris Pale Ale

Firkin Tent

Cream Dream IV – ABV: 10% IBU: 100+
An assertively hopped American IPA.

Special Tappings

VIP – Timmie: Russian Imperial Stout
4:30 – El Gallo Negro: Black IPA
5:00 – Buffalo Slumber: Barrel Aged Belgian Triple
5:30 – T-Bone Express: Barrel Aged Coffee Infused Wee Muckle (Scotch Ale)
6:00 – Sour Princess: Our Belgian Triple (Golden Princess) fermented with wild yeast
6:30 – Mole Muckle: Wee Muckle infused with chocolate and cinnamon
7:00 – Buffalo Fest: Oktoberfest aged for 9 months in a Buffalo Trace Barrel
7:30 – Jungle Room Imperial IPA

Alternate beers:

Cowbell Milk Porter
Million Dollar Brewski
Colt’s 444
Java Mac

Super Blue Moon Sunday

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

The Madame Walker Theater‘s monthly spoken word series goes Super this month. The program, hosted by Tasha Jones, will feature HBO Def Poet Tommy Bottoms, Dwayne Morgan and Cola Rum, the Haiku King. There will be a live band, food by Garrett’s, sampling by Sun King, a cash bar and DJ. Super Blue Moon Sunday starts at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, January 29 and tickets are $10.

Sun King is proud to support the Madame Walker Theater.

It's A Chatham Tap Takeover Today!

Friday, January 20, 2012

Sun King is taking over the taps at Chatham Tap Fishers today leading up to the release of this year’s batch of Zaius Oatmeal Stout.

The Sun King beers on tap all day today are: Doppelbock, Oktoberfest, Sour Zaius, Pappy Van Muckle (Wee Muckle aged in Pappy Van Winkle barrels), Jungle Room Imperial IPA, and Nitro Cowbell Milk Porter (using nitrogen is a less carbonated, creamier style of delivery). Zaius will be tapped at 6 p.m.

Cooking with Sun King: Campfire Style Sausage & Peppers

Friday, January 20, 2012

This is a great recipe for when you can’t sneak away to go camping.  Pairs well with Osiris Pale Ale or another hoppy beer.

1 lb smoked sausage cut into ½ inch rounds
1 red pepper julienned
1 yellow pepper julienned
1 red onion julienned
1 jalapeño pepper diced
1 cup of corn (fresh, frozen, or canned)
1 cup of your favorite BBQ sauce
1 cup of Sunlight Cream Ale or your favorite light body beer
1 TBSP worcestershire sauce
1 TSP cayenne pepper
1 TSP cumin
1 TSP granulated garlic
1 TBSP salt
½ TBSP pepper

In a mixing bowl combine BBQ sauce, beer, worcestershire sauce, & spices.  Add the sausage and veggies to your BBQ sauce.  Take a large piece of heavy-duty aluminum foil and fold into a pouch.  Pour everything into the pouch and place on a medium hot grill over direct heat for about 25 minutes, turning half way though.  Remove from grill and serve directly from to foil pouch.

Serves 4

Dustin Boyer has worked as a bartender, brewer, and restaurant manager. He is the go-to guy for Sun King’s many bar and restaurant accounts and is responsible for booking the food and music for the brewery’s tappings. When he’s not doing that he can be found on a fork lift or making magic with meat on the Big Green Egg. Don’t ask him when he’s opening a restaurant because he only cooks for fun.