Northern Indiana will be facing off in a voting competition for the “Best
Seasonal Beer in Indiana’s Cool North.”
The Porter County
Convention, Recreation, and Visitor Commission is partnering with the
Northern Indiana Tourism Development Commission (NITDC) as well as LaPorte,
St. Joseph and Elkhart counties to announce the launch of Indiana’s Cool
North Beer Wars as part of the fifth annual Food Wars competition.
Breweries in the
region are promoting some of their best October beers in a friendly voting
contest to decide who is serving up the best seasonal beer in the area.
Voting for Beer
Wars kicks off today online at IndianasCoolNorth.com/BeerWars and will last
10 days. The winner of the Best Seasonal Beer in the region will be
announced on Nov. 4.
Beer lovers are
invited to try locally-brewed beers at participating breweries, and then
show some love for their favorites in the Indiana Dunes area by voting
online. Voters can vote once per registered e-mail. In addition, everyone
who votes will also have a chance to win a $25 gift certificate to three of
their favorite participating breweries. Voters can go to Indiana’s Cool
North’s website and social media pages to learn more about the breweries in
this year’s competition.
competing in Porter County are Four Fathers Brewing LLC, Ironwood Brewing
Company, and Chesterton Brewery.
Brewery, 1050 Broadway: a veteran-owned brewery giving back to veterans and
local heroes with every pour of custom-crafted microbrews. A place where you
can feel comfortable with great food, drinks, and sports with friends,
family, and our veteran heroes. Go to chestertonbrewery.com
-- Four Fathers
Brewing, 1555 W. Lincolnway, Suite 105, Valparaiso: the name Four Fathers
was born from a love for our country and in tribute to the four main
ingredients in beer--water, hops, yeast, and malt. Known for creating a
constantly revolving list of unique beers to serve while supporting and
honoring those who serve. Go to fourfathersbrewing.com
-- Ironwood Brewing
Company, 6 Roosevelt Road in Valparaiso: the beer at this woman-owned
brewery is best described as “true-to-style” with an occasional twist. The
beers are all generally malt-forward but balanced with a nice variety of
hops. Local ingredients used in the brewing process include Indiana malted
barley and corn, honey and hops. Go to ironwoodbrewing.beer