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Drink Local Breweries In and Around Central Indiana

Last Updated November 19, 2014
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Power House Brewing Company

Drink local Indiana beer. With such a wide range and different styles to suit every taste, why drink beer that travels farther than you do?

450 North Brewing Company

Why We Love It: The couple that owns this place started with a winery and expanded into a brewpub featuring brick oven pizzas.
|8111 East 450 North Suite D, Columbus, IN, us
|(812) 546-0091

Barley Island Brewing Company

Why We Love It: Barley Island has many food and beer specials. For example buy any regularly-priced adult entree Wednesdays or Thursdays and get a kid's entree free. They also serve craft-brewed root beer.
|639 Conner Street, Noblesville, IN, us
|317-770-5280

The Bier Brewery

Why We Love It: The Bier Brewery won silver medal at the Great American Beer Festival for its Belgian Style Abbey Ale—Sanitarium
|5133 E 65th St, Indianapolis, IN, us
|(317) 253-2437

Big Woods Brewing Company

Why We Love It: The Big Woods Brewing Company is located in the heart of downtown Nashville. The company takes pride in brewing small batch craft beer four barrels at a time. Join one of their free tours every...
|60 Molly Lane, Nashville, IN, us

Black Acre Brewing Co.

Why We Love It: Black Acre is Brewing Co is locally focused and committed to staying local with no plans of state-wide distribution. Gives back to one non-profit local charity per year. Located in Historic Irvington.
|5632 E Washington St , Indianapolis, IN, us
|(317) 207-6266

Black Swan Brewpub

Why We Love It: The Black Swan Brewpub features a Burger and a Pint on Mondays for $10. 16 beers on tap.
|2067 E Hadley Rd, Plainfield, IN, us
|(317) 838-7444

Bloomington Brewing Co.

Why We Love It: Bloomington Brewpub is located in the heart of Indiana University and paired with Lennie's, Restaurant which emphasizes local and sustainable farms. Brews a seasonal persimmon ale. Supports many local...
|1795 E 10th St, Bloomington, IN, us
|(812) 323-2112

Books and Brews

Why We Love It: Books and Brews features lots of social events, including tabletop games and trivia and is kid-friendly.
|9402 Uptown Dr, Indianapolis, IN, us
|(317) 288-3973

Broad Ripple Brew Pub

Why We Love It: The Broad Ripple Brew Pub features a deep menu, including many vegan and vegetarian choices. Great outdoor seating when weather allows, and a cozy atmosphere inside during cold months.
|840 E 65th St, Indianapolis, IN, us
|(317) 253-2739

Brugge Brasserie

Why We Love It: Brugge Brasserie features Belgian-style food including crepes and mussels and pommes frites available with a multitude of sauces. The Tripel de Ripple beer is a classic with high ABV.
|1011A E Westfield Blvd, Indianapolis, IN, us
|(317) 255-0978

Chilly Water Brewing Co.

Why We Love It: The owner and brewer of Chilly Water Brewing Co. both share a passion for music and feature a variety of musicians on a regular basis.
|719 Virginia Ave, Suite 105, Indianapolis, IN, us
|(317) 964-0518

Daredevil Brewing Co.

|(not open to public), Shelbyville, IN, us

Flat 12 Bierwerks

Why We Love It: Flat 12 Bierwerks is featured at lots of local events and venues. Patio and biergarten on site. Distributed statewide and in Central Illinois and Tennessee. Supports a long list of charities through...
|414 Dorman St, Indianapolis, IN, us
|(317) 635-2337

Fountain Square Brewing Co.

Why We Love It: Located in historic Fountain Square, this brewing company promotes community with a particular interested on local artists.
|1301 Barth Ave, Indianapolis, IN, us
|(317) 493-1410

Function Brewing

Why We Love It: Function Brewing has a disclaimer on their menu stating items are made by hand.
|108 E. 6th St., Bloomington, IN, us
|(812) 676-1000

Grand Junction Brewing Co.

Why We Love It: Grand Junction Brewing Co. is located in the heart of downtown Westfield and is accessible by the Monon and Midland trails.
|110 S. Union St., Westfield, IN, us

Granite City Food and Brewery

Why We Love It: Granite City Food & Brewery is a chain out of Minnesota. They have a patented brewing process called Fermentus Interruptus™.
|150 W 96th St, Indianapolis, IN, us
|(317) 218-7185

Indiana City Brewing Co.

Why We Love It: Indiana City Brewing Co. is part of beer history as it's located in the former location of The Home City Brewing bottling house (1880-1920). They support local art, particularly of the visual variety...
|24 Shelby St, Indianapolis, IN, us
|(317) 643-1103

Lafayette Brewing Company

Why We Love It: Lafayette Brewing Company uses Bell Farms, which is an Indiana-based sustainable farm, for its steelhead trout which is hormone- and antibiotic-free.
|622 Main St, Lafayette, IN, us
|(765)742-2591

Mad Anthony Brewing Company

Brewpub: Yes Growler fills: Yes
|1109 Taylor St, Fort Wayne, IN, us
|(260) 426-2537

Mashcraft Brewing Co.

Why We Love It: MashCraft allows you to carry in your own food.
|1140 N. State Rd. 135, Greenwood, IN, us

New Day Meadery

Why We Love It: New Day specializes in craft ciders and mead, which are gluten-free.
|1102 Prospect St, Indianapolis, IN, us
|(888) 632-3379

Oaken Barrel Brewing Company

Why We Love It: Oaken Barrel Brewing Company features a family-friendly restaurant, two bars, an outside dining area and a small banquet facility.
|50 Airport Parkway, Greenwood, IN, us
|(317) 887-2287

Outliers Brewing Co.

Why We Love It: Located in the heart of the historic Chatham Arch neighborhood, an abundance of character and charm surround this brewery.
|534 E North St, Indianapolis, IN, us

People's Brewing Company

Why We Love It: People's Brewing Company offers $2.50 pint night on Thursdays.
|2006 N. 9th St. Road, Lafayette, IN, us
|(765) 714-2777

Planetary Brewing Company

Why We Love It: Planetary Brewing Company produced over 20 different styles of ale in its first 10 months.
|500 Polk Street, Suite 22, Greenwood, IN, us
|(317) 215-4941

Power House Brewing Company

Why We Love It: Power House Brewing Company is linked to great history as it's part of the Columbus Bar, which opened its doors in 1939. Beer is brewed from a local water source.
|2735 N State Rd 9 , Columbus, IN, us
|(812) 603-6055

Quaff On! Brewing Company

Why We Love It: Quaff On! Brewing Company brews a beer called Sadie the Goat Brown Ale, which pays homage to beers brewed by river pirates 2 centuries ago.
|1934 State Road 135 N, Nashville, IN, us

Ram Restaurant & Brewery

Why We Love It: This family-friendly, Washington state-based chain offers a wide variety of beers brewed locally, including seasonal creations. They are focused on positively impacting local communities through...
|140 S Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN, us
|(317) 955-9900

Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

Why We Love It: This family-friendly, Denver-based chain offers a wide variety of beers brewed locally. They are focused on positively impacting local communities through charity work that focuses on fighting hunger...
|10 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN, us
|(317) 681-8180

Scarlet Lane Brewing Co.

Why We Love It: Scarlet Lane Brewery is a female owned business. They are dedicated to a future of environmental sustainability.
|7724 Depot St., McCordsville, IN, us

Scotty's Brewhouse

Why We Love It: Scotty's Brewhouse has several central Indiana locations, including Bloomington, Brownsburg, Carmel, Indianapolis and West Lafayette.
|3905 East 96th St, Indianapolis, IN, us
|(317) 574-0101
|302 N. Walnut St., Bloomington, IN, us
|(812) 333-5151
|Wabash Landing, West Lafayette, IN, us
|(765) 746-3131
|1 Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN, us
|(317) 571-0808
|251 W. Northfield Drive, Brownsburg, IN, us
|(317)-852-5151
|110 West Main Street, Carmel, IN, us
|(317) 644-3456

Sun King Brewing Co.

Why We Love It: Sun King prides itself of being the second largest brewery in Indiana; its beer is available in over 1000 bars, restaurants, and liquor stores throughout the state of Indiana.
|135 N College Ave, Indianapolis, IN, us
|(317) 602-3701

The Tap Brewery

Why We Love It: The Tap features many local beers on draft and a deep list of 400 bottled beers to choose from.
|101 N. College, Bloomington, IN, us
|(812) 287-8579

Taxman Brewing Co.

Why We Love It: Taxman Brewing Company features a locally-focused menu and guest taps.
|13 S. Baldwin St., Bargersville, IN, us

Thr3e Wise Men Brewing Co.

Why We Love It: This brewing company is located in the heart of Broad Ripple and boasts kegs available for delivery.
|1021 Broad Ripple Ave, Indianapolis, IN, us
|(317) 255-5151

Three Pints Brewpub

Why We Love It: Three Pints Brewpub features $6 growler refills on Saturdays and carry out.
|5020 Cambridge Way, Plainfield, IN, us
|(317) 839-1000

Tow Yard Brewing

Why We Love It: Tow Yard Brewing offers $5 growler fills on Mondays.
|501 S Madison Ave, Indianapolis, IN, us
|(317) 638-9273

Triton Brewing Co.

Why We Love It: Triton Brewing Co.'s main location is located at Fort Benjamin Harrison, where brewery tours are offered, but they also have a location in the heart of Broad Ripple.
|5764 Wheeler Rd, Indianapolis, IN, us
|(317) 735-2706
|915 Broad Ripple Avenue, Indianapolis, IN, us
|(317) 500-5074

TwoDEEP Brewing Co.

Why We Love It: TwoDEEP Brewing Co. features a urban atmosphere with a Pint Night each Wednesday.
|714 N Capitol Ave., Indianapolis, IN, us
|(317) 653-1884

Union Brewing Co.

Why We Love It: Union Brewing Co. is dog-friendly so they can enjoy the patio along with owners and other guests, canine or human.
|622 S Rangeline Rd, Carmel, IN, us
|(317) 564-4466

Upland Brewing Co.

Why We Love It: Upland Brewing Co. has two locations in Bloomington, which is its homebase, one in Carmel and one in Broad Ripple.
|350 W 11th St, Bloomington, IN, us
|(812) 336-2337
|4842 N. College Ave., Indianapolis, IN, us
|(317) 602-3931
|4060 Profile Pkwy., Bloomington, IN, us
|(812) 336-2337
|820 E. 116th St., Carmel, IN, us
|(317) 564-3400

Wooden Bear Brewing

Why We Love It: Wooden Bear Brewing is located in the heart of downtown Greenfield in an old Opera House with lots of history.
|21 W North St, Greenfield, IN, us
|(317) 318-1221

ZwanzigZ Pizza & Brewing

Why We Love It: ZwanzigZ Pizza & Brewing has received multiple awards from the city of Columbus for its pizza.
|1038 Lafayette Ave, Columbus, IN, us
|(812) 376-0200

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