Drink Local Breweries In and Around Central Indiana
Last Updated November 19, 2014
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?
Why We Love It: The couple that owns this place started with a winery and expanded into a brewpub featuring brick oven pizzas.
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.
Why We Love It: The Bier Brewery won silver medal at the Great American Beer Festival for its Belgian Style Abbey Ale—Sanitarium
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...
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.
Why We Love It: The Black Swan Brewpub features a Burger and a Pint on Mondays for $10. 16 beers on tap.
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...
Why We Love It: Books and Brews features lots of social events, including tabletop games and trivia and is kid-friendly.
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.
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.
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.
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...
Why We Love It: Located in historic Fountain Square, this brewing company promotes community with a particular interested on local artists.
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.
Why We Love It: Granite City Food & Brewery is a chain out of Minnesota. They have a patented brewing process called Fermentus Interruptus™.
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...
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.
Why We Love It: Oaken Barrel Brewing Company features a family-friendly restaurant, two bars, an outside dining area and a small banquet facility.
Why We Love It: Located in the heart of the historic Chatham Arch neighborhood, an abundance of character and charm surround this brewery.
Why We Love It: Planetary Brewing Company produced over 20 different styles of ale in its first 10 months.
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.
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.
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...
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...
Why We Love It: Scarlet Lane Brewery is a female owned business. They are dedicated to a future of environmental sustainability.
Why We Love It: Scotty's Brewhouse has several central Indiana locations, including Bloomington, Brownsburg, Carmel, Indianapolis and West Lafayette.
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.
Why We Love It: The Tap features many local beers on draft and a deep list of 400 bottled beers to choose from.
Why We Love It: This brewing company is located in the heart of Broad Ripple and boasts kegs available for delivery.
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.
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.
Why We Love It: Upland Brewing Co. has two locations in Bloomington, which is its homebase, one in Carmel and one in Broad Ripple.
Why We Love It: Wooden Bear Brewing is located in the heart of downtown Greenfield in an old Opera House with lots of history.