Love Great Beer

Celebrating Craft Beer with Each Batch

We love great beer. Our small-batch, handcrafted approach celebrates the art of brewing. Starting on the foundation of traditional styles, we take it up a notch with specialty spices, aromatic hops and increased alcohol. That’s how we create big ales. We take great pride in Indy as a growing beer city and we’re honored to share our respect for beer with you.

It’s our mission to brew the best beer in Indy and to do all we can to add to the beer culture of our Indiana city. We fill growlers, serve pints and offer carryout bottles from our downtown taproom. Indiana City beer is also available at select craft beer bars around the city.

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. Each First Friday of the month we feature a new, local artist who adds both beauty and conversation to our taproom. We are 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 in our brewery taproom.

Check Out What’s New Around The Brewery

Raise one as tribute to our country, which has always been great. #lovegreatbeer————————————————————————–#lovegreatbeer #drinklocal #drinkindiana #drinkcraft #craftbeer #mountrushmore #indy #downtownindy

September 26, 2016/by indianacitybeer

YOUR WEDNESDAY NIGHT PLAN:Stuff beef & dump beer into you mouth hole @kumasindy! ICB Tap Takeover ft. Bear Knuckles Orange Vanilla Stout #lovegreatbeer

September 21, 2016/by indianacitybeer

These whole-cone beauties were picked just this morning by local hops farm, Crazy Horse Hops! 2016 Wet-hopped #RedCollar release TBA

September 16, 2016/by indianacitybeer

Death By Pumpkin#RealPumpkinAle Tasting Party + Bottle ReleaseOctober 1, 2016Death By Comedy • Death By Metal • Death By ChiliWe mashed a massive dose of pure pumpkin into a diverse lineup of kilned malts, added a healthy dose of brown sugar to the boil, then spiced the fermented beer through cold-infusion with all-natural freshly cracked allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg and whole Madagascar vanilla beans. This smooth Pumpkin Ale that’s as crisp as the autumn air won’t actually kill you though it is worth dying for.10 oz. pour • $6 22 oz. bombers will be available————————————————————————–#lovegreatbeer #drinklocal #drinkindiana #drinkcraft #craftbeer #beerrelease #pumpkin #indy #downtownindy

September 14, 2016/by indianacitybeer

Yesterday we brewed #wethop Red Collar, Imperial Amber Ale. Coming October 2016. Thanks to #CrazyHorseHops for making it possible. #chinook————————————————————————–#drinklocal #drinkindiana #drinkcraft #craftbeer #beerrelease #imperial #imperialamber #beerrelease #indy #downtownindy

September 13, 2016/by indianacitybeer

We're closed all night for a private event. But we'd thought we'd share these amazing cupcakes made with love and Shadow Boxer oatmeal stout. Cheers to the Childers!

September 10, 2016/by indianacitybeer

Need cans or growlers to complete your #LaborDay2016 cookout? We're open from 3-9 today. Save 15% when you buy a case (24 cans).————————————————————————–#drinklocal #drinkindiana #drinkcraft #craftbeer #beerrelease #blackipa #blacklantern #bottlerelease #indy #downtownindy #canspecial #laborday

September 5, 2016/by indianacitybeer

Yesterday was the #ICBBrewsCruise and we're happy to report no staff were lost in the making of this bike ride.We don't all share the same interests, but we share a passion for great craft beer and the beautiful city we brew for.

September 1, 2016/by indianacitybeer

Pickles and Tribute make for an attractive couple. These spicy spears by @indianapickleco are made in a half beer-half vinegar brine, complete with a perfect blend of spices. No crispers, no preservatives. Now exclusively available in our taproom.#supportlocal #beercollaboration

September 1, 2016/by indianacitybeer

Saturday, greasy Saturday • Rock & Roll Matinee • @Captain_Ivory • 2pm • 8.27.16 • ICB Parking Lot • pizza by @TheNYslice

August 27, 2016/by indianacitybeer

We're out here at #Brewcentennial in Richmond, IN today. Tribute, Shadow Boxer, and Yacht Rock on tap. Come say hi! #lovegreatbeer

August 27, 2016/by indianacitybeer

Welcome Shelby back with a pint of Hello Blondie from 5pm-7pm this Friday, August 26!Hello Blondie!Honey Blonde Ale6.0% ABV • 25 IBUBlonde Ale brewed with Indiana wildflower honey to commemorate the return of Shelby Suds to the ICB posse.

August 25, 2016/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

Seasonal Taproom Hours:

Mon – Thu: 3 – 9 pm
Fri – Sat: 12 – 10 pm
Sun: 12 – 6 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 events@indianacitybeer.com 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 donations@indianacitybeer.com and it will be considered.

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