Celebrate Craft Beer in The Bend

Prepare for a busy week, beer lovers.

Michiana Beer Week begins Aug. 18 with an aim to celebrate all the unique, local breweries The Bend has to offer. Each day between its start and Aug. 25, local breweries and craft beer bars throughout the region will have deals, special releases and rare tappings with the craft brew connoisseur in mind.

The event is capped off with a party. Bare Hand Brewery in Granger is hosting its fourth annual Double Thai Day. This marks the yearly release of its flagship beer — Double Thai P.A.

Double Thai Day also features other breweries from around the state, food and live music.

Sounds great, right? Find out more about local beer scene in our Guide to Craft Beer in The Bend. Then check out the schedule for Michiana Beer Week below.

Breweries listed plan to unveil uncommon beers, offer food specials and more. More information will be added as details are set.

Saturday, Aug. 18 — Burn ‘Em Brewing

Details: Highlighting multiple thai-inspired beer and food recipes. New beers include Thai Iced Tea and Thai-Spiced I’ll Be The Same; thai-inspired flatbread pizza will available.

Sunday, Aug. 19 — South Bend Brew Werks

Details: Preview of Horny Martian, a thai-inspired beer; 25 percent off all growler fills; brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 20 — Heavenly Goat Brewing

Details: All beer pours are only $2; all crowlers are $2 off; special tapping of a thai-inspired cask ale; 20 percent off all carry-out beer bottles; brewery tours; thai-inspired food features.

Tuesday, Aug. 21 — Goshen Brewing

Details: Pad thai special (starts at 5 p.m.); special preview of thai-inspired beer for Double Thai Day.

Wednesday, Aug. 22 — Crooked Ewe Brewery

Details: Thai-inspired beer for Small Batch Wednesday (not the version for Double Thai Day).

Thursday, Aug. 23 — Evil Czech Brewery

Details: Limited thai-inspired beer tapping before Double Thai Day; four limited small batch pints for $2.50 all day; live music from 7-10 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 24 — Bleachers Bar

Details: Special beer tapping at 9 p.m. each night of Michiana Beer Week; rare sour and barrel-aged beer tappings Friday

Saturday, Aug. 25 — Double Thai Day

Details: Noon to 7 p.m. event; yearly release of Double Thai.P.A.; features other breweries from around the area/state, food and live music all day.

Other specials

City Wide Liquors: 15 percent of all Michiana brewed beers all week.

Tony Sacco’s Coal Oven Pizza: Thai.P.A. on special all of August

Chivo’s Pizza: 25 percent off all craft beers

Uptown Kitchen: $2 off all draft on Tuesday, Aug. 21 and $2 off all Bare Hands draft pours the whole week.

Fiddler’s Hearth: $1 off Michiana-brewed drafts all week.

Temper Grill: $2 off all drafts on Wednesday and $2 off all Michiana beers during the week.

Elephant Bar: 15 percent off all Bare Hands and Hoplore beers Monday.

The Pub: $4.50 Bare Hands pints Tuesday to Saturday with a featured signature burger.

Barnaby’s Pizza (Jefferson): $4 craft pints Wednesday and Friday.