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Elevating Craft Beer in Indianapolis

Inspired by the ethos of the American craft beer revolution, we’re dedicated to elevating the craft beer scene of Indianapolis with each beer we create. All Indiana City beer is unfiltered for full flavor and aroma, and brewed to the highest standards, with the freshest and finest ingredients.

Located on the East side of downtown Indy in the historic Bottling House of the former Home Brewing Company, the Indiana City taproom has evolved over the years, to become a hot spot for concerts and private events. In the taproom the taproom offers a wide variety of Indiana City beer on tap, served by the pint and available for growler fills along with year-round and limited release cans. Indiana City is also available at beer shops, bars and restaurants throughout greater Indianapolis.

What’s in a Name?

Indiana City is the literal definition of “Indianapolis” and it’s a statement of pride in Indy’s vibrant arts scene and rich heritage. Indiana City celebrates a promising future for the Circle City, one pint at a time.

The Arts & Beer Culture

We understand the important role of visual arts in the craft beer experience. When you smell and taste a beer you’re experiencing the artistry of the brewer who made it. The visual aesthetic of the label arts or the tap handle it was poured from affects that experience too. Done well, we believe visual art heightens that experience and leads to an even greater respect for beer. We combine our vision with the extreme talent of Aaron Scamihorn (RONLEWHORN) to create the perfect marriage between taste and aesthetic through our labels and media.

Indiana City is an outlet for local artists to display their work, perform, collaborate and expand local creative expression. The visual arts are woven into every beer we brew. Indiana City is home to the Craft Brew Doodle Crew, an extremely passionate and talented group of artists who create themed collaborative art pieces in a round robin style experience. Catch them every third Thursday here in the taproom and find there intricate artistic creations wrapped around many of our limited release cans.

Check Out What’s New Around The Brewery

Azacca Yo! debuts this Saturday 6/22 at noon in all its tropical citrus hop glory. This food-friendly sessionable hazy pale ale is juicy and fresh and ready to toast summer. ————————————————Be the first to grab your 4 packs of Azacca Yo! and enjoy tasty eats from Firehouse Cook Food Truck from 3-7. @rustymk2 will be out spinning records between 4-7 to make it a party, and you can have all this fun and help out a noble cause as $1 of every pint of Yo! sold on 6/22 will go directly to the @damiencenter – the state’s oldest and largest AIDS service organization. Drink great beer and be a good neighbor, Yo! …#indianacitybrewing #indianacity #beerphotography #seektheseal #beertography #beerme #hazecraze #hazypaleale #hazyapa @drinkindiana #eastsideindy #eastside #us40 #aidsawareness #endhiv #myindianacity

June 19, 2019/by indianacitybeer

Come out tonight at 7 where it will be raining… trivia! @geekswhodrink will be hosting their fun rounds of brain busting questions. It’s free to play and prizes include Indiana City gift cards – rounds for tonight include “Do this round before you die” “Freedom Day” “Huh Huh Dive Easy Pieces” and “Angry outbursts and Swords” You’re free to bring dinner in or order @clustertruck with our ICBBEER discount code. Cheers!

June 19, 2019/by indianacitybeer

Haven’t bought your ticket yet? No worries, make it here a little before 7 and grab a spot in our Namaste for a Beer yoga class with Ellery! It’s going to be beautiful. Cheers. …#indianacitybrewing #indyyoga

June 18, 2019/by indianacitybeer

The four 4’x2’ panels painted by the @craftbrewdoodlecrew on June 8 are for sale. $100 each – private message for inquires…#indyartist #indianacitybrewing

June 18, 2019/by indianacitybeer

The torch is headed north! Indiana City will now be available in Anderson and Muncie! Find us at @digitaldistrictbar @heorotpub @5s_tap_room @savagesalehouse @greeksofanderson @theneelyhouse. Cheers!

June 18, 2019/by indianacitybeer

Our next kettle sour is getting its fruit this week, and just as the photo suggests… additions of toasted coconut and hundreds of pounds of key lime purée will make this tart, sweet and slightly salty Gose light up your taste buds like a firecracker when it debuts at our annual 4th of July Party. …#sourbeer #kettlesour #gose #keylimebeer #indianacity #myindianacity #indianacitybrewing #beerphotography #beerinspiration #coconutlimesour #drinkindy #317

June 17, 2019/by indianacitybeer

Ryan, one of our brewers, opened up his beer school for some staff members from @triedandtruealehouse in Greenwood.

June 17, 2019/by indianacitybeer

Today we raise our glass to all the dads of Indiana City – for all your words of wisdom, goofball antics and bear hugs. May you enjoy your day – Cheers!

June 16, 2019/by indianacitybeer

In one week on Saturday June 22, we’ll release our next in the super juicy series of hazy pale ales. Azacca Yo! is another single hop wonder filled with tropical, citrus hop character. ————————————————————————To celebrate the release we’ll have @rustymk2 out spinning records between 4-7 pm. We’ll also have a Firehouse Cook Food Truck out between 3-7 pm with some amazing slow-cooked fire house comfort food favorites. ————————————————————————Lastly, we are launching a new community focus as a brewery and highlighting one local nonprofit or organization doing good work to help the city every month. This June we’re featuring the @damiencenter – Indianapolis’ largest and oldest AIDS service organization. They’ll have some volunteers out at the beer release party, and $1 of every pint of Yo! sold on June 22 will go to help prevent and help support those fighting HIV and AIDS. …#indianacity #myindianacity #indianacitybrewing #lovegreatbeer #hazypaleale #hazybeer #hazecraze @drinkindiana #drinkindy #indianapolis #eastsideindy

June 15, 2019/by indianacitybeer

It’s five o’clock on a gorgeous Friday and guess what’s back – original Tribute APA – solely hopped with dank Eureka, it sports a balanced hop bitterness and is a classic done so right. Don’t miss growler fills of this and our Dock 7 West Coast IPA only $5 today and Sunday. Cheers!..#indianacitybrewing #indianacity #beerphotography #seektheseal #eurekahops #myindianacity #lovegreatbeer

June 14, 2019/by indianacitybeer

Happy Friday! We open at noon today – come in and try a pint of our Zythos Brüt IPA infused with pineapple. Limited quantities available. Pairs perfect with sunshine and patios. Cheers!…#indianacity #indianacitybrewing #myindianacity @drinkindiana #drinkindy #brutipa #beerphotography #beerme #beertography #craftbeer

June 14, 2019/by indianacitybeer

We’ve stirred the sleeping giants – our Bourbon Barrel-Aged taproom takeover has begun. 6 BBA beers on tap – $30 growlers, $6 snifters, $5 BBA beer floats and $3 4oz samples to build your own flight. Very limited quantities! Cheers to the most BBA beers on tap outside of Ales from the Crypt…#indianacitybrewing #indianacity #myindianacity #lovegreatbeer #bba #bourbonbarrelaged #beerme @drinkindiana #drinkindy #beerphotography

June 13, 2019/by indianacitybeer
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The Beer

It’s our mission to brew innovative beers for the craft beer lovers of Indianapolis, and to contribute to the growing beer culture of this great beer city. Grab a pint and fill your growlers at our taproom on the East side of downtown.


24 Shelby Street, Indianapolis, IN

Our brewery and taproom is located in the historic ‘Bottling House’ of the Home Brewing Co. on the East side of Downtown Indy.


24 Shelby Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Taproom Hours:

Mon – Thu: 3 – 9 pm
Fri – Sat: 12 – 10 pm
Sun: 12 -8 pm

Phone: (317) 643-1103

Event Rental:

Let us host your next private, corporate or non-profit event here at the brewery. Please email us at to request details on rates and availability.


We get many requests for support of all kinds.  We only consider support for organizations and events that better the lives of children or support and promote local artists. If your event or organization falls within these areas, email the details of your request to and it will be considered.

Contact Us. Details for submitting Event Rental & Donation Requests are on the left.