Hoosier Beer Geek worked with Metromix to create their 2010 Local Brewing Guide. It was published in the November 18th issue and we are republishing the articles we wrote. Enjoy!
Big Woods Brewing Company
60 Molly Lane, Nashville
Jeff McCabe, Ed Ryan, and brewer Tim O’Bryan opened their Brown County brewpub in 2009. Their brewery has already expanded once, indicating that their beers are being well received.
Bloomington Brewing Company
1795 E 10th St, Bloomington, IN
Jeff Mease and Lennie Busch opend Bloomington Brewing Company inside Lennie’s Pizza. Brewer Floyd Rosenbaum’s work has been available in Indianapolis in very limited quantities but should be more readily available soon as a new brewing facility is being constructed.
Half Moon Restaurant and Brewery
4051 S. Lafountain, Kokomo
If you want to drink head brewer John Templet’s beers, you’ll have to travel to the Kokomo restaurant to get it.
Lafayette Brewing Company
622 Main Street, Lafayette
Owner and brewmaster Greg Emig spent time at Broad Ripple Brewpub before opening his own brewpub in 1993. His beers are bottled and can be found in limited supply in the Indianapolis area.
People’s Brewing Company
2006 N. 9th Street Rd., Lafayette
Owner and brewmaster Chris Johnson opened his production brewery and taproom in 2009 after working at Lafayette Brewing Company. His beers can be found on tap at several locations around Indianapolis.
Power House Brewing Company
322 Fourth Street, Columbus
Owner and head brewer Jon Meyers opened Power House in 2007. It is located inside of the historic Columbus Bar, which opened in 1939. His beers are only available in this downtown Columbus landmark.
Upland Brewing Company
350 W. 11th Street, Bloomington
Upland opened in 1998 and has grown its brand across Indiana and parts of the Midwest. Head brewer Caleb Staton’s beers can be found on tap and in bottles at several locations around Indianapolis (including Lucas Oil Stadium and Victory Field) as well as at their Indianapolis tap room.