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

We're hiding with beer in the middle of a cornfield in Columbus, Indiana!….#cornmaze #lovegreatbeer #columbusindiana #hoosiers #corecans #beerfest #450northbrewing #midwestlife #cornfield #morethancorninindiana

September 23, 2017/by indianacitybeer

Tonight's Father/Daughter Mother/Son dance at the Montgomery&Hanje wedding this evening. Congratulations to Sarah and Josh! Contact nicole@indianacitybeer.com to reserve the Bottling House for your special event!

September 16, 2017/by indianacitybeer

Getting thirsty on Mass Ave today. So should you!…📸: @drinkingcraft #massave #indy #tributeAPA #lovegreatbeer #indianacity #indianacitybrewing #indianacitybeer #thirstythursday #craftbeer #beerporn #beertography #craftnotcrap #rooftop

September 14, 2017/by indianacitybeer

Wicked Reaper is part of a well balanced life. #harvestIPA #superstickyicky #stickyickyicky #harvestipa #lovegreatbeer

September 8, 2017/by indianacitybeer

‪SUPER STICKY ICKY HARVEST IPA!Tapping Tomorrow Fri 9/8‬‪5.5# of hops/bbl Mosaic, Equinox & whole cone Chinook from @crazyhorsehops #INhops‬ #lovegreatbeer #harvestipa #hops #stickyickyicky #indy #wholeconehops #beerrelease

September 7, 2017/by indianacitybeer

Just added: @uelzing cold brew on nitro! Add it to some Shadow Boxer, Black Lantern or Red Collar for an amazing treat! #lovegreatbeer

September 6, 2017/by indianacitybeer

‪If you're in or around #BrownCounty today #HoosierHopsAndHarvest #beerfest at @StoryInn in #StoryIN is the place to be. #lovegreatbeer ‬

August 26, 2017/by indianacitybeer

Congratulations Corey &a Marisa! Thank you so much for the pleasure of hosting your rehearsal dinner tonight! The Bottling House is available for private event rental-contact events@indianacitybeer.com to book yours!

August 25, 2017/by indianacitybeer

Happy Eclipse Day! Come by the taproom for today's release, Champion of the Sun, our hoppy wheat!

August 21, 2017/by indianacitybeer

‪Now #Brewing: Harvest #DIPA w/ #Mosaic & #Equinox hops + fresh picked, super sticky, wet #chinook #hops grown by #local #hopsfarm @crazyhorsehops

August 18, 2017/by indianacitybeer

Get here! #Run at 6:30. $5 donation. Beer after party. @athleticannex #broadripple

August 16, 2017/by indianacitybeer

The friendliest face at the Richmond Craft Beer & Music Festival goes to @gabsthegolden

August 12, 2017/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 – 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.