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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

Come into the brewery this weekend and get a chance to see, smell and feel some of these wonderful Indiana grown @crazyhorsehops copper hops going into our Sea Reaper Double Wet Hopped IPA debuting next Saturday 8/31. Label art courtesy of @campfirecomics. …#indianacity #indianacitybeer #indianacitybrewing #indianapolis @drinkindiana #indianahops #mashhop #doublewethop #harvestipa #indyartistseries #indyarts #indianapolisartist #labelart #craftbeer #beerphotography #beerme #craftbeerlabel

August 23, 2019/by indianacitybeer

Anyone who has been into our taproom and seen the massive 30 and 7 barrel fermenters in our brew house might not know just how deep our home brewing roots go, but here’s a little throwback back to 2013 when owner Ray and now head brewer Nick were piloting a small batch program one carboy at a time. ..#indianacity #indianapolis #indianacitybrewing @drinkindiana #drinkindiana #drinkindy #lovegreatbeer #hoosierbeer #homebrewing #smallbatch #tbt #gottastartsomewhere #craftbeer

August 22, 2019/by indianacitybeer

It’s harvest time! These fresh #IndianaHops are for our next #IndyArtistSeries release – an ode to whole cone hops – Sea Reaper Double Wet Hopped IPA featuring these Copper Hops grown by @crazyhorsehops and label art courtesy of @craftbrewdoodlecrew member, Andrew Young @campfirecomics. ————————————————————————Sea Reaper will be a taproom exclusive release. Only 20 cases available Sat Aug 31, and our taproom has restricted hours that day. We’re only open from 12:00-4:30, so mark your calendars and don’t miss out.

August 21, 2019/by indianacitybeer

Out here this morning at @crazyhorsehops while they harvest our fresh Copper hops for our Sea Reaper Double Wet Hopped IPA due out 8/31!

August 21, 2019/by indianacitybeer

It’s another beautiful morning – light is streaming into the brewhouse’s large windows. There’s a quiet stillness where there will soon be a bustle of activity and the intoxicating smell of boiling grain. Today the brewers will be brewing until there’s no more light left in the day. What beers are you looking foreword to trying next from us? …#brewerylife #brewery #brewerslife #historicindianapolis #indianapolis #lovegreatbeer #indianacity #indianacitybrewing

August 21, 2019/by indianacitybeer

Kickoff Hazy Pale Ale is returning Saturday 8/31 at noon sharp just in time for the official start of the #indianapoliscolts season. Our taproom will only be open to the public until 4:30 pm and we’ll also be debuting our fresh harvest Sea Reaper Double Wet Hopped IPA. Gotta love a Double Can Release Saturday at Indiana City! ..#indianacitybeer #indianacitybrewing #lovegreatbeer #hazypaleale #hazypale #neapa #ddhapa #azaccahops #citrahops #haze4daze #hazecraze #craftbeercans #labelart #colts #indycolts #goblue

August 20, 2019/by indianacitybeer

Keep your eyes peeled for this beautiful can hitting the wilds of Indianapolis and beyond this week. ———————————————There are many Brüts, but only one Indiana City Super Dry. This beautifully crisp, aromatic beer pleases those looking for a light-bodied easy-drinking style and those IPA lovers looking for clean hop aromas without bitterness. Super Dry Calypso has it all!..#indianacitybeer #indianacitybrewing #brutipa #lovegreatbeer #superdryseries #hopsteiner @hopsteiner #calyosohops #experimentalhops #singlehop #dryhop #beerphotography #beertography #beerme

August 19, 2019/by indianacitybeer

Super Dry Calypso is in cans and ready for its debut tomorrow at noon. This wonderfully crisp, aromatic ale has something for everyone to love. Light bodied for those who love an easy-drinking beer, yet full of hop character for IPA lovers. There are many Brüts out there, but there is only one Indiana City Super Dry. …#indianacity #indianacitybeer #lovegreatbeer #brutipa #calypsohops #hopsteiner @hopsteiner @drinkindiana #drinkindy #beerelease #beerme #craftbeercan #craftbeerlover #beerphotography #beertography

August 16, 2019/by indianacitybeer

What a day for a daydream. Get ready for our Dreamsicle Indy Weisse debuting in our taproom this Friday 8/16. This dreamy blend of vanilla, sweet orange and vanilla balances out this sour to perfection…#indianacity #indianacitybeer #lovegreatbeer #sourbeer #fruitedsour #indyweisse

August 15, 2019/by indianacitybeer

For those die hard fans of our tried and true classics, Yacht Rock has docked again and is on tap. Some might just call it our original hazy…#indianacity #indianacitybeer #lovegreatbeer #yachtrockwheat #witbier #beerphotography

August 14, 2019/by indianacitybeer

Craving something crisp, effervescent and aromatic with a smooth finish and light body? Tall order, but our Super Dry Calypso is up to the task and will debut Saturday 8/17. It’s a Brüt-Style ale dry-hopped with Calypso, part of the @hopsteiner experimental program, lending juicy hop aromas without the bitterness. These are among the most popular beers in our taproom. There’s something for everyone to love in the Indiana City Super Dry! …Label art by @ronlewhorn ..#indianacity #indianacitybeer #brutipa #calypsohops #lovegreatbeer #craftbeercans #labelart

August 12, 2019/by indianacitybeer

If you haven’t been to a Second Saturday in a while, then you’re missing out on the @craftbrewdoodlecrew live painting in celebration of another release in our Craft Brew Doodle Crew DDH IPA series. However the sun is still high on this beautiful Saturday night, so you’ve still got time to make it out to try Undersea DMV featuring Summer, Comet and Amarillo hops and also enjoy an evening of Burlesque in the Bottling House courtesy of @rocketdollrevue. $5 cover, 18+ …#indianacitybeer #indianacity #indyartist #burlesque #brewery #secondsaturdays #myindianacity #livepainting #ddh #ddhipa #hazecraze #neipa #beerrelease

August 10, 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.

Location

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.

Address:

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 events@indianacitybeer.com to request details on rates and availability.

Donations:

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.

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