Wednesday, February 27, 2013

All about Houndmouth, the band ... and the beer.

The true identity of Working Title, the ale we previewed recently on the hand pull at Bank Street Brewhouse, now can be revealed: It is to be called Houndmouth, a hopped-up American Wheat Ale brewed in collaboration with the New Albany band of the same name.

But please note that Houndmouth isn't just any other band, and the beer we've brewed together isn't just another wheat -- as those of you who've heard the music, and tasted the cask-conditioned version, will quickly attest.


ABV: 4.5%
IBU: 28

Malts: 50% white wheat, 50% Irish stout malt and a touch of Weyermann Carabelge.

Hops: CTZ and Cascade (dry-hopped)

Yeast: House Ale

Houndmouth just returned stateside from the band's first-ever European dates, and if you're unfamiliar with the music, listen at YouTube and then buy the EP on Rough Trade Records.

This Saturday night (March 2) at 9:00 p.m., the members of Houndmouth will be at Bank Street Brewhouse to taste the beer. You are invited to do the same.

Looking ahead to April 26, Houndmouth will open the Iroquois Amphitheater's 2013 season with a headlining show, backed by Joe Pug and Ranger. Seeing as NABC continues trying to get craft beer into Iroquois ... and the virtues of New Albany-brewed Houndmouth accompanying Houndmouth from New Albany make perfect sense ... maybe we'll get lucky.

(text and photo via Production Simple)

Iroquois Amphitheater and 91.9 WFPK Present:


Friday, April 26th at 8pm
Gates 6:30pm
Iroquois Amphitheater / All Ages
General Admission
Tickets $12 Advance / $15 Day of show

Houndmouth (Matt Myers, Katie Toupin, Shane Cody and Zak Appleby) formed in late 2011 in New Albany IN and released their self titled debut EP this past August on Rough Trade Records. Their brand of electrified folk-rock has earned them opening slots for the Drive By Truckers, Lucero, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals and Alabama Shakes to name a few, even scoring a slot at The Newport Folk Festival. 2013 has found them on the road in Europe and when they return stateside in March they embark on their first headliners tour across the states and their first hometown play kicks off Iroquois Amphitheater's 75th Anniversary Opening Weekend!

On sale 2/22 at 10am
Tickets may be purchased at
The Iroquois Amphitheater Box Office
(Monday- Friday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM), or by calling 877-4-FLY-TIX

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