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.

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.

Check Out What’s New Around The Brewery

FREE TASTING this Friday night at Kahns on N. Keystone. Taste beers from our Battle Tested Series from 5-7pm #lovegreatbeer #beertasting #freetasting #battletested #indy #craftbeer

August 3, 2015/by indianacitybeer

Start your week by planning your First Friday. This FIRST FIRKIN FRIDAY we have illustrations by local tattoo artist Dane Smith @dsmithtattoos and we're tapping into a Firkin of Sriracha Gold (Sriracha infused Slow Gold) at 6PM. #srirachagold #srirachaindy

August 3, 2015/by indianacitybeer

We're brewing SLOW GOLD our dry-hopped American Wheat ale today. Brewed with sweet orange peels. #brewday #heatwave #craftbeer #americanwheatale

July 29, 2015/by indianacitybeer

FREE GROWLER MONDAYS! Get a growler jug for free when you fill it with any Seasonal or Battle Tested beer on tap here at the brewery at regular price on Mondays. Limit 2 per person each Monday. Open 4pm to 9pm. Taproom Menu: http://indianacitybeer.com/on-tap/

July 27, 2015/by indianacitybeer

Every year we roll out an extra special wet-hopped batch of Red Collar. We add loads of freshly picked Chinook hops straight off the vines of Three Hammers Farms and stuff them into the fermenter to give this hop-forward Imperial amber ale the freshest hoppy aroma possible. Wet-Hopped Red Collar is on tap now at the brewery and available in bombers beginning Thursday, July 30th. Cheers to great beer and to an early harvest! #lovegreatbeer #wethopped #hops #indy #earlyharvest #hoppy

July 25, 2015/by indianacitybeer

KVLTHAMMER #indy #metal

July 18, 2015/by indianacitybeer

The Unofficial #INbeerfest After Party / Conjurer Record Release is getting underway. #metal #craftbeer #indy

July 18, 2015/by indianacitybeer

It's 5:00!!! BLACK LANTERN black IPA is now on tap at #INbeerfest

July 18, 2015/by indianacitybeer

Double Tribute is getting lots of love at #INbeerfest! Grab bomber of it & others in our Battle Tested Series at Crown Liquors, Kahn's and Goose the Market

July 18, 2015/by indianacitybeer

4:00 Tapping: Von Tilzer, American Pale Ale brewed & dry-hopped with Mosaic & Citra hops. #INbeerfest #microbrewersfest #craftbeer #indy #indianapolis #lovegreatbeer

July 18, 2015/by indianacitybeer

It's 3:00!!! This hour we have our Independence White IPA. #INbeerfest

July 18, 2015/by indianacitybeer

Our special tappings at #INbeerfest today + Double Tribute & Core Lineup on tap ALL DAY, or until they run out. #indianapolis #indy #craftbeer #microbrewersfest

July 18, 2015/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: 4 – 9 pm
Fri – Sat: 2 – 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 info@indianacitybeer.com and it will be considered.

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