16 May 2010

Where to Drink - Great Beer, Bars, and Brewpubs in Indianapolis (South Side)

In Part 3 of our series, "Where to Drink - Great Beer, Bars, and Brewpubs in Indianapolis," we explore an area of town at which too many people turn up their noses: the South Side. If you think there aren't any places to enjoy craft beer south of the Mile Square, prepare now to be enlightened--

BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse
1251 U.S. 31 N., Greenwood (in Greenwood Park Mall)
(317) 881-3500

HBG Visits:
Guest Post: Jason Burk Reviews BJ's Brewhouse

Oaken Barrel Brewing Company
50 North Airport Parkway, Suite L, Greenwood
(317) 887-2287

HBG Visits:
Beer Diary #17 - Mike (with a little help from Gina) - Saturday Ramble
KOTBR #83 - Oaken Barrel's Award Winning Lineup
Six Pack interview with Oaken Barrel's Andrew Castner
Indiana Beer Week Bar Hop - Day Three - In Rainbows
KOTBR #50 - Five Knights at the Indiana Brewery of the Year
KOTBR #13 - Oaken Barrel, Greenwood - Oaken Barrel Snakepit Porter

Shallos Antique Restaurant & Bar
8811 Hardegan St., Indianapolis (in Country Line Shoppes)
(317) 882-7997

HBG Visits:
KOTBR #106: Taking Indianapolis by Force
KOTBR #98 - Black Biscuit and Ranger IPA at Shallos
KOTBR #96 - Founders Porter at Shallos (a/k/a The Lost Roundtable)
Scenes from a Tapping: Upland's 23-Year-Old Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon Barrel Aged Teddy Bear Kisses Imperial Stout
KOTBR #42 - Smokin'
KOTBR Review #17: Bell's Hell Hath No Fury Ale


  1. I would add Fireside Brewhouse to this list too. Pretty good food and a more than competent beer list.


    I highly recommend the ribs served with grilled onions and jalapeno's on top.. yum!

  2. Thanks, Erik. We'll add it to the guide.