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Thursday, April 17, 2014

 Founders summer seasonal Rubaeus

Founders Fest 2014, a street party featuring musical acts, local food vendors and local artists, will be on Saturday, June 21. The brewing company has also released several seasonal beers.

Eric Strader
Posted on April 16, 2014 at 9:45 a.m.
 Dustin George-Miller of Goshen shows his delight in getting a bottle of KBS, the sought-after beer from Founders Brewing Co.

Founders Brewing Co.'s Kentucky Breakfast Stout – a holy grail for dark beer lovers – will be served at Constant Spring in Goshen on Friday afternoon. 


Marshall V. King
Posted on April 15, 2014 at 4:42 p.m.
 The Electric Brew is a popular independent coffee shop in Elkhart County. It's one of a few places you can check out for Indie Coffee Shop Day.

Friday, April 18, is Indie Coffee Shop Day, a day to celebrate independent coffee shops and support the local economy. Here's where you can celebrate locally.

Krystal Vivian
Posted on April 15, 2014 at 5:46 p.m.
 Eating protein-rich foods like almonds and pecans can help prevent you from becoming hangry. A recent study by Ohio State University psychologist Brad Bushman showed that being hangry could be hurting relationships.
Posted on April 15, 2014 at 12:28 p.m.

Have you ever been hungry and angry at the same time? As it turns out, being "hangry" can make people more likely to be angry at their significant others.

 World Beer Cup 2014
Posted on April 15, 2014 at 9:45 a.m.

The 2014 World Beer Cup, an annual competition comparing beers from America's small and independent craft brewers, has announced its winners. If you're looking for a new brew to try, this is a great place to start.

 Rachel Shenk, owner of Rachel's Bread in Goshen, puts the finishing touches on a croissant dough on a marble-topped table Friday, April 11, 2014. After rolling the dough it was refrigerated before being formed into the flaky creations.
Posted on April 14, 2014 at 2:10 p.m.

Rachel Shenk, owner of Rachel’s Bread, talks about plans to expand her business with a new shop featuring imported and American cheeses.

 Wine expert Frank Piaskowy, center, laughs as he and Fruit Hills Winery and Orchards owner David Muir, left, enjoy a tasting at Satek Winery in Fremont, Ind. Wednesday, April, 9, 2014. Winemaker Shane Christ, right, is behind the bar. Seven boutique wineries from near the northern state border south to Muncie are featured on the Wineries of Indiana's North East wine tour.
Posted on April 11, 2014 at 4:50 p.m.

Even though it's tough, a few Elkhart County residents are making a go in the wine business.

 Voting will begin in May on the Northern Indiana Burger Wars.
Posted on April 11, 2014 at 9:45 a.m.

The Northern Indiana Tourism Development Commission is preparing a burger bracket for Northern Indiana Burger Wars. Voting will start in May. Will your favorite be among the 64?

 The Central City Tap House, Kalamazoo, MI
Posted on April 10, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

Our beer blogger, Eric Strader, had an unexpected tasting adventure with five different barrel-aged beers and cheese at Central City Tap House in Kalamazoo.

 Rachel Shenk slides fresh bread dough into the oven at her bakery in Goshen in this Elkhart Truth file photo.
Posted on April 10, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.

The National Weather Service is forecasting beautiful weather on Friday and Saturday. If you're looking for restaurants with outdoor patios, check out these options.

 Lucky Buddha Lucky Beer
Posted on April 9, 2014 at 2:54 p.m.


A man from Battle Creek, Mich., won free beer for life after submitting the best bracket to the Lucky Buddha Bracket Challenge.

 Mad Anthony Brewing, Fort Wayne location
Posted on April 9, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

Special events will be held at all four Mad Anthony locations to celebrate the anniversary.

 A beer sampler at Evil Czech Brewing in Mishawaka comes with five beers - one for every story in our list today.
Posted on April 8, 2014 at 5:33 p.m.

A new brewery, new pizza places, a new columnist, and how to use Cadbury eggs. There's a lot to be excited about on the food front.

 Janice Hayden (center) talks Thursday Feb. 20, 2014 with Kathy Provo (left) and Lori Tustin (right) at Old Style Deli.
Ann Elise Taylor
Posted on April 8, 2014 at 9:07 a.m.
 Fat Heads Hop Juju, Three Floyds Permanent Funeral, and Bell's Hopslam, ready to be poured into identical glasses
Eric Strader
Posted on April 8, 2014 at 2:16 p.m.
 Monday, April 7, is National Beer Day. Where can you find your favorite brew?
Anne Christnovich
Posted on April 7, 2014 at 5:37 p.m.
 Mary Ann Lienhart-Cross
Mary Ann Lienhart-Cross
Posted on April 7, 2014 at 9:17 a.m.
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