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April 11, 2017 1:01 pm

We’re Throwing a Paw-ty Benefiting Heaven After Hell Rescue

Get ready for Puppies, Beer, & Tacos Thursday April 27th at Four Day Ray Brewing! We are so excited to be partnering with Heaven After Hell Rescue Shelter for our upcoming paw-ty! HAHR only exists on donations so come help support their mission to help all animals get the second chance they deserve. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lovable well-behaved pets and come ready to min...
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April 5, 2017 11:21 am

S’more Caramel, Please

Happy National Caramel Day! Who decides these holidays I do not know, but it gives us an excuse to indulge and we’ll take it! We can also use it as a chance to recognize our sweet, sweet pastry chef, Bridget Horan, who is rightfully featured in Indianapolis Monthly’s April issue! A complimentary write up attempts to distract readers from the mouth-watering image of her S’mores Skillet S...
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March 22, 2017 2:00 pm

Dine to Donate on #GiveBackTuesday!

Tuesday, March 28th  join us in recognizing the 26th year of Disability Awareness Month at Four Day Ray’s Dining to Donate with Down Syndrome Indiana! Show this flyer to your server and we will give 10% of the proceeds to Down Syndrome Indiana. RSVP for Dining to Donate at Down Syndrome Indiana is a one-stop-shop for information and r...
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February 10, 2017 6:56 pm

FDR Brewing celebrates their first canning!

  Today we celebrated our first canning. At 6:30am this morning, you could hear the rhythmic sound of the air compressor mixed with the steady hum of the canning line. Our mobile canning partners Michigan Mobile Canning were here ready to assist with our first canning. Using their state-of-the-art MC250 canning machine our crew packaged 157 cases of Track Jumper IPA & 156 cases of ...
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February 8, 2017 7:11 pm

February’s Featured Community Partner: Little Red Door

Little Red Door Cancer Agency offers services for cancer patients, resources for those in need and information on cancer prevention. Mission: Fighting cancer is tough enough, but it’s even harder when you don’t have medical insurance or the resources to afford proper care. Little Red Door Cancer Agency strives to make the most of life and the least of cancer by reducing the physical, em...
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December 13, 2016 2:31 pm

Four Day Ray Brewing 12 Gifts of Christmas Guide

Struggling for Holiday gift inspiration? Relax – we’ve got you covered. Our Christmas gift guide is packed with ideas sure to satisfy even the trickiest of friends and family members. Seriously, even the really picky ones. Gifts for dads? Gifts for your boss? For hard-to-shop sisters and everyone in between we've got ideas to help you check off those Holiday lists with these 12 gifts of...
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September 22, 2016 4:55 pm

New to Craft Beer? Never Fear.

So, you’re new to craft beer. After being poked and humiliated by your college peers about how you can’t finish a Bud Light in under an hour, you’ve decided it’s time to start hitting the craft beer books. (Might we suggest The United States of Craft Beer?) No worries. Four Day Ray's very own Caroline Goodin has a few pointers on where to start. I only recently turned 21. Despite my age...
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September 22, 2016 4:54 pm

Ask Ray: How do I avoid looking like a total idiot while drinking beer?

Good question! First, hold up your beer and take a nice long look at it. Imagine this beer is the love of your life, the apple of your eye, the mother of your children. Note the color, the head, the carbonation, and appreciate the beautiful specimen that is in your hands. Next, swirl the glass like it’s your girl at senior prom. Oh so swiftly and delicately, give that glass a light spin. This...
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September 22, 2016 4:47 pm

A Handy-Dandy Guide to Describing Beer

It’s finally Friday, and you and your friends decide to reward a long week of arduous work with a night out. “How about we go check out that awesome new place in downtown Fishers with craft beer?” your wise friend suggests. Perfect, you think, except for the fact that I don’t have the slightest clue how not to sound like an idiot when it comes to craft beer… Have no fear! Your “H...
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September 22, 2016 4:40 pm

Don’t Judge a Beer by Its Color

Every beer tasting has one—that person who claims not to like dark beers. Usually, this means he or she has tried one dark beer, didn’t like it, and now assumes all dark beers are the same. But saying you don’t like any dark beers just because you disliked one is like saying you don’t like saying you hate all flowers because you dislike roses. Color is an important attribute of a beer...
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