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Indiana Taps & Touchdowns Adds Presenting Sponsor

The Indiana Office of Tourism is the year's presenting sponsor right before the Big Ten Title Game

INDIANAPOLIS--The Indiana Office of Tourism Development (IOTD) will be the presenting sponsor of the fourth annual Indiana Taps and Touchdowns. 

The event will feature all-you-can-taste offerings of more than 20 local breweries on the eve of the Big Ten Football Championship Game. 

“Sports traditions run deep in Indiana and we’re proud to partner with the Indiana Sports Corp as our capital city plays host to yet another major championship event,” said Mark Newman, Executive Director of the Indiana Office of Tourism Development. “Hoosiers also know how to throw a great party! Taps and Touchdowns enables us to offer fans taking part in championship weekend a unique tasting experience that combines dozens of Indiana craft beers, great food and of course some fantastic football.” 

IOTD has been at the forefront of celebrating and creating awareness around the growing Indiana brewery and winery industry. This past summer, IOTD debuted its Indiana brewery and winery at the Indiana State Fair. At Indiana Taps and Touchdowns, IOTD will unveil its new brewery, winery, and distillery guide, showcasing 197 breweries, wineries, distilleries, meaderies, and cideries throughout the state. 

Participating breweries are: Upland Brewing Co., TwoDEEP Brewing Co., Centerpoint Brewing Co., Sun King Brewing Co., Round Town Brewery, Triton Brewing Company, Tow Yard Brewing Co., Metazoa Brewing Co., Ash and Elm Cider Company, Bier Brewery, Daredevil Brewing Co. , Saint Joseph Brewery, Black Acre Brewing Co., Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, RAM Restaurant & Brewery, Blackhawk Winery & Vineyard, Noble Order Brewing Co., Grand Junction Brewing Company, Rock Bottom Brewery, and more. 

In addition to beer tasting, complimentary food sampling will be available from several local food vendors such as Hot Box Pizza, Primanti Bros, Batch No. 2, Jersey Mike’s, St. Joseph Brewery, Market Square Popcorn along with entertainment provided throughout the evening headlined by the Living Proof band. 

Indiana Taps and Touchdowns takes place Friday December 1, from 6 to 10 pm at the Pan Am Pavilion. 


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