Staying downtown? The heart of the city is packed with a variety of great establishments to enjoy local craft beer, cider, spirits, and mead. Check out the best of Indy in this convenient directory.
BIG RED LIQUORS
25 N Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis IN 46204
Big Red Liquors Downtown at 25. N. Penn stocks one of Indy’s largest selections of craft beer, with a special emphasis on local and hard-to-find bottles and cans. And don’t forget to visit the old “bank vault” cellar for something extra special.
ASH & ELM CIDER CO.
2104 E Washington Street, Indianapolis IN 46201
Ash & Elm Cider Co. brings craft cider to the near Eastside of Indianapolis offering a rotating selection of cider along with a great food menu in our beautiful tasting room. As a company, Ash & Elm Cider Co. strives to make quality ciders using apples from around the Midwest to help cultivate the market for craft cider in Indianapolis.
BLACK ACRE BREWING
5632 E Washington Street, Indianapolis IN 46219
Black Acre Brewing Company is a craft brewery and tap room located in the Historic Irvington neighborhood of Indianapolis with a focus on specialty beers along with a few traditional favorites. The taproom offers 30 beers on tap as well as carry out in cans and growlers. No bear attacks to date.
1125 E Brookside Avenue, Suite B1, Indianapolis IN 46202
At Centerpoint, our mantra is "precision engineered, craft beer for everyone." We're laid back, but sweating the details. Our tap room, like our beers, reflects our style. Whether you choose the award-winning Centerpoint Gold, the Centerpoint (blood) Orange Session IPA, or Centerpoint Black with a marshmallow, you'll enjoy a clean, refreshing brew, enjoyable by everyone.
CHILLY WATER BREWING COMPANY
719 Virginia Avenue #105, Indianapolis IN 46203
Chilly Water Brewing Co. is an urban brewpub serving award-winning beers and great food. Located in the historic Fletcher Place Neighborhood on the Cultural Trail, Chilly Water is just steps from nationally recognized restaurants and an award-winning distillery. Check the website for the live music calendar. Ain't Beer Grand!
DAREDEVIL BREWING CO.
1151 N Main Street, Speedway IN 46224
Daredevil Brewing Co is an independent production brewery & taproom located in the Speedway neighborhood of Indianapolis. We started the brewery with one year round beer, Lift Off IPA, a West Coast Style IPA inspired by many of the classic American IPAs from California that we enjoy. Lift Off IPA quickly grew to become one of the best selling beers across Indianapolis and Indiana. The brewery is located four blocks from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and just a few minutes from downtown Indianapolis. At our taproom we offer a menu that includes foods that pair well with the 24 taps of our beers that focus on traditional American Pale Ales & IPAs, German-style ales & lagers, and other rotating flavorful styles. All guests must be +21 years of age.
414 Dorman Street, Indianapolis IN 46202
Flat12 Bierwerks, one of the first production breweries to open in Indianapolis, is conveniently located on the near east side, just one mile east of Monument Circle. The 21+ taproom offers the cozy, relaxed atmosphere of a rustic lounge with an outdoor biergarten, fire pit and seating area. From comedy shows, live music, seasonal parties, community meet-ups, specialty tappings, and brewery tours, there is always something going on at this Indy brewery. Flat12 is also the home of Hoagies & Hop, a sandwich shop featuring authentic Philly hoagies and cheesesteaks, with creative spins on Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania Dutch specialties.
FOUNTAIN SQUARE BREWERY
1301 Barth Avenue, Indianapolis IN 46203
Our passion for beer and diversity of tastes allowed us to craft carefully refined recipes that we know will delight you.
GUGGMAN HAUS BREWING CO (OPENING EARLY 2018)
1701 Gent Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Guggman Haus Brewing Co. is a family owned and exploration-inspired microbrewery and taproom offering familiar beers unconfined to traditional style standards. Beer is served in a cozy, welcoming taproom located on the grounds of the historic Boyle Racing Headquarters. Guggman Haus is opening in early 2018.
702 Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis IN 46203
Hotel Tango Artisan Distillery is the nation’s first service-disabled combat veteran-owned distillery, and the first artisan distillery to open in Indianapolis since Prohibition. Located in the historic Fletcher Place neighborhood of downtown Indianapolis, Hotel Tango serves craft cocktails in a renovated 19th century carriage house. Hotel Tango's eight spirits are named by the military phonetic alphabet: Golf Gin, Romeo Rum, Mike Moonshine, Bravo Bourbon, Victor Vodka, Lima Charlie Limoncello, Oscar Charlie Orangecello, and of course Whiskey.
INDIANA CITY BREWING CO.
24 Shelby Street, Indianapolis IN 46202
We love great beer. Our small-batch, hand-crafted approach celebrates the art and tradition 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. Cheers!
Taproom | Concert Venue | Event Space
2505 N Delaware St, Indianapolis, IN 46205
Recognized by Draft Magazine as one of America’s top 100 craft beer bars, The Koelschip brings a unique and constantly rotating tap list of interesting beer, wine, and cider to the Fall Creek Place neighborhood. Offering on-site consumption and carry-out options (including growlers), The Koelschip also serves as the home base for Central State Brewing. You can always find several of their signature wild and funk-forward beers on draft. Feel free to grab a bite from neighboring Goose the Market to enjoy alongside your chosen beverage
MACNIVEN'S RESTAURANT & BAR
339 Massachusetts Avenue, Indianapolis IN 46204
Locally owned & operated Scottish-American restaurant & bar in 100 year old building on Mass Ave with 28 local, regional & international craft draughts and one rotating cask ale poured through a traditional British hand pull! Unique & familiar fare, nicely priced large Scotch selection, friendly & knowledgeable staff all set in a warm & inviting atmosphere.
MASHCRAFT ON DELAWARE
2205 N Delaware St #104, Indianapolis, IN 46205
Looking for handcrafted MashCraft beer near Downtown? Stop by our new Delaware St. location for a premier craft beer experience with great service, tasty food creations, and your favorite team on the screen. 16 taps are flowing with most of them available for carry out too.
MASS AVE PUB
745 Massachusetts Avenue, Indianapolis IN 46204
Mass. Avenue Pub is a friendly neighborhood bar and grill that has been serving downtown residents and visitors for nearly twenty years. Indulge in our extensive craft beer and spirits offerings while enjoying our hand-pattied burgers, fresh cut pork tenderloin sandwich, layered nachos, wraps and more! See you soon at MAP!
METAZOA BREWING CO.
140 S College Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Metazoa Brewing Co. is a craft brewery in the heart of Indianapolis that donates 5% of its profits to animal and wildlife organizations. Offerings from their pet-friendly taproom range from true-to-style traditional ales to quirky, experimental styles big on flavor.
NEW DAY CRAFT
1102 Prospect Street, Indianapolis, IN 46203
Creators of modern craft mead and hard cider; bold, innovative, and delicious! Find your way to our tasting room in historic Fountain Square, where every New Day is an Adventure!
ROUND TOWN BREWERY
950 S White River Parkway W Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46221
Round Town is located about a mile west of Lucas Oil Stadium in the Biltwell Event Center. Enjoy traditional brews from a 20+year veteran brewer in a comfortable, dog friendly, no-frills industrial space, with plenty of free parking right outside our door. Bring in your own food or order from one of our stellar delivery partners. Cheers!
SHOEFLY PUBLIC HOUSE
122 E 22nd St, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Shoefly Public House is a neighborhood pub. We feature locally sourced modern pub food in a relaxed neighborhood setting, along with a strong focus on craft beers from local breweries & from all over the country.
SQUARE CAT VINYL
1054 Virginia Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203
Square Cat Vinyl has thousands of new and used vinyl records, Tinker coffee, dozens of local craft beer selections and is an ALL AGES music venue in Indianapolis, IN.
5135 E 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219
Your near eastside destination for craft beer and hard to find liquor.
SUN KING BREWING
135 N College Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Sun King Brewery is located a few blocks east of Monument Circle in downtown Indianapolis. Our brewery features award wining beers on draft to be enjoyed in our tap room and on our outdoor patio. Brewery tours and carry-out beers are also available.
TAPPERS ARCADE BAR
501 Virginia Avenue #102, Indianapolis, IN 46203
Located near downtown Indianapolis in Historic Fletcher Place, Tappers Arcade Bar is Indianapolis' first retro arcade bar! Tappers focuses on regional craft beer and offers free-to-play arcade video games and cheap pinball. Tappers is a great place to come alone, or with a large group!
140 South Illinois Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225
Your stomach wants food. Your taste buds want beer. Satisfy them both at the Ram!
306 N Delaware Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204
At The Tap, great craft beer is what we do best. Each day you’ll find 90 hand-selected brews on tap, and our draft menu changes daily. Our brewery offers 20 original beers on tap to choose from. No matter what you’re drinking, you’ll also find a fresh item from our pub food menu to pair it with. A favorite to accompany your beer are our Tap Fries with 4 house dipping sauces ofBeer Cheese, Chipotle Ranch, Parmesan Garlic Aioli and Sun Dried Tomato Pesto Crema. We aim to give you the best beer selection, great food, live music, sports and much more. Cheers!
TwoDEEP BREWING CO.
714 N Capitol Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204
We are a malt-forward brewery and TapRoom that welcomes everyone, from the drinking newbies to the craft beer crazies. We aim to do things our way—experimenting with complex malt bills, taking our sweet time to lager beers, and conversing via movie quotes often. Having originated from home-brew, we vow to hold true to our morals, ideals, love of life and to keep constant our close connection to our beer. Located at St. Claire & Capitol Ave. next to the Cultural Trail crossing; open seven days a week serving up malty-goodness and yummy eats.