Winterfest Friday VIP & Rarities Session

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Winterfest Friday VIP & Rarities Session Breweries

10-56 Brewing Co., 18th Street Brewery, 450 North Brewing Company, Auburn Brewing Company, Bare Hands Brewery, Bier Brewery, Black Acre Brewing Company, Blind Owl Brewery, BrewDog Indianapolis, Broad Ripple Brewpub, Burn ‘Em Brewing, Byway Brewing Co., Cedar Creek Brewing Co., Centerpoint Brewing, Creatures of Habit Brewing Co., Daredevil Brewing Co., Deviate Brewing, Ellison Brewing Company, Fountain Square Brewery, Four Day Ray Brewing, Function Brewing, Goshen Brewing Company, Grand Junction Brewing Co., Guggman Haus Brewing Co., Hop River Brewing Co., Hoplore Brewing, Indiana City Brewing Company, Ironwood Brewing Company, Mad Anthony Brewing Company, Malt Brothers Brewing, Moontown Brewing Company, Off Square Brewing, Pax Verum Brewing, Planetary Brewing Co., Quaff On! Brewing Company, Ruhe 152, Saint Joseph Brewery, Shoreline Brewery, The Sour Note Brewing, St. Benedict’s Brew Works, Sun King Brewing, Switchyard Brewing Company, Taxman Brewing Co., Teays River Brewing and Public House, The Chesterton Brewery, The Devils Trumpet Brewing Co., The Guardian Brewing Company, The Tap Brewery, Triton Brewing Co., Windmill Brewing, and ZwanzigZ Pizza and Brewing.


Cultivated Thoughts: INBeer Brigade and Brewers of Indiana Guild North Region Breweries Collaboration

A pegasus in front of a hop cone surrounded by an octopus

Premiering at Indy Winterfest, brewed on location at Bare Hands Brew Granger in collaboration with Drink Indiana (Brewers of Indiana Guild), Hoplore Brewing, Junk Dutch Brewing, Ruhe 152, Evil Czech, Country Malt Group, Sugar Creek Malts and Crazy Horse Hops.  This Hazy DIPA features the Glitter Unicorn Octopus Friend hop blend created exclusively by the Brewers of Indiana Guild North Region for this release!


Friday VIP & Rarities Session: Exclusive Limited Package Release

Beer Can in font of Snickerdoodle Cookies

Take a trip down memory lane with Double Milkshake Snickerdoodle IPA from 450 North Brewing and the Brewers of Indiana Guild. Indulge in simple pleasures, reminiscent of when the lure of milk and cookies was the pinnacle of lifes’ existence.  This snickerdoodle cookie influenced IPA features a delicate balance of hops and lactose; coupled with a rich, smooth, creamy mouthfeel; sweet brown sugar and aromatic cinnamon. Close your eyes, inhale the aroma and let your tastebuds transport you to a warm kitchen and the first bite of a freshly baked snickerdoodle. 


Friday Tap Lists

BrewerySpecialty #1Specialty #2Tap #3Tap #4
Blind Owl Brewery“The Great Rift” Milk Stout (Mexican Hot Chocolate) variant ( 7%, 40 IBU) This stout has been aged on Chocolate, Cinnamon, Coffee, Vanilla, and Chili peppers. VII Sons Belgian Golden Strong Ale ( 9.3%, 30 IBU) Bronze medal winner at the 2018 Indiana State Fair.
Broad Ripple BrewpubESB Port Side (Our ESB aged in a Tawny Port Barrel)Not So Wee Alec (Our Wee Heavy aged in a bourbon barrel)Tawny Hero (Java chocolate milk stout aged in a Tawny Port Barrel)Coffee In The Boro (Our Boro Brown aged on Brown Sugar Cinnamon Latte coffee roast from Strange Brew Coffee House)
Byway BrewingToffee Recluse Brown Ale, 5.5% abv, 30 IBU, American Brown Ale with Toffee Added Toasted Marshmallow Black Star Stout, 7.1% abv, 45 IBU, Milk Stout with Toasted Marshmallow AddedChiPA, 6.5% abv, 50 IBU, American IPAGoldblatz, 5% abv, 15 IBU, Golden Ale
Ellison Brewing4 Horseman, BA Imperial Stout, Special blend of three separate bourbon barrel stout recipes aged between 24-30 months in Four Roses, OWA, Buffalo Trace and Elijah Craig barrels. Mosaic Evolution, DDH IPA, this beer is lighter in color and opaque with fruit aromas and flavors of grapes, stone fruit, berries.Circle City American Lager, Pale Lager, brewed with a combination of malted barley, corn, and rice. Using a blend of hops to create a flavorful experience but with clean, crisp finish.Tiramisu Stout, Coffee Stout, Inspired by the coffee flavored Italian dessert, this rich, full bodied stout is guaranteed to do just that.
Function BrewingArlynia Double IPAQuingenta 3x Chocolate Stout, with raspberryCofactor BlondeCopernicus Tart Session Orange Blonde
Goshen Brewing Co. BA Winterreisse – Maple Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout with cinnamon and cocoa nibs, 12% ABVMuzzy- New England IPA with loads of oatmeal and mosaic hops.Raz Royale- Raspberry, lactose, sour. 6.5% ABVLupulo- Mexican Lager- dry hopped lager with notes of lime.
Guggman Haus Brewing Co.Imperial Chocolate PB & J New England IPA #9 Coffee Milk Stout – Features Tinker Coffee’s Santa Lucia Reserve from Honduras that adds subtle notes of milk chocolate, caramel, hazelnut and red apple to our award-winning milk stout Guggenweizen – Hefeweizen (Traditional German wheat beer exhibiting notes of banana and clove. *Gold medal winner at the 2019 Indiana Brewer’s Cup.)
Off Square BrewingNew Donk City – Bourbon Barrel Aged Barleywine with CherriesThe Beast Coconut – Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Porter with CoconutParty Business – Hazy IPA brewed with all New Zealand HopsHamilton Porter – S’more Inspired Porter
Planetary Brewing Co.Love Whip Pineapple Milkshake IPA (6%, 35 IBU). NEIPA using Organic Pineapple, Lactose and Vanilla.Winter Warmer (8%, 34 IBU). Rich, complex malts juxtaposed with pine/earthy hops.Gamma Ray Burst IPA (6.5%, 65 IBU). West Coast style IPA utilizing Pacific NW hops.Brack Bock (7%, 20 IBU) Strong, malty Traditional German Bock.
Ruhe 152Draper: Old Fashioned Inspired Barleywine, barrel aged in Heaven Hill Rye whiskey barrels with Luxardo Cherries and Orange Peel. 12% ABVRaspberry, Increase The Pace: Imperial Chocolate Milk Stout with Raspberry, 10% ABVDrupaceous: Peach Gose, tart, slightly salty, peachySimmer Down- American Lite Lager, 4.2% ABV
Shoreline BreweryBig Bella, Scotch Ale aged in bourbon barrelsWorker Bee, Imperial honey stout aged in bourbon barrelsFoggy Loggy, german style lagerBenny’s, American Pale Ale
Switchyard Brewing CompanyRye IPABlack Cherry SaisonWest Coast IPAWinter Wheat – Blueberry Pomegranate Wheat
Teays River BrewingNot Your Father’s Aftershave, Brut IPA, Dry IPA with flavor & aroma of white wine grapes, gooseberry, & passionfruit that is highly carbonated for a crisp finishBees Knees, Honey Wheatwine, Wheatwine hopped with Lemondrop hops with a dose of clover honey.Once Bitter, Twice Rye, Rye IPA, My, My, My! The rye malt adds a slightly spicy and crispness to the body followed by some citrus and additional spiciness from the hops.Swine Saber, Smoked Rye Porter, American porter that features generous amounts of rye malt complimented with fruit wood smoked malt.
The Tap Brewery
Kill the Lights Peanut Butter Cup, Imperial Stout with chocolate and peanut butterArcane Wanderer: Usidore, guit ale with sage, lemongrass, and hemp terpenesProfessional Lover, Imperial white stout with raspberry, chocolate, coffeeTapenator, German dopplebock
Triton Brewing Co.Double Deadeye Imperial Stout w/ Chocolate and Habaneros, The bigger, meaner brother of our Deadeye Stout. 9%, 51IBUsDays of Yore Old Ale, Dark and malty, with flavor notes of rye, coffee, chocolate, and caramel. 8.5 %, 50 IBUsExperiment 1451 IPA, Our 1451st batch off beer, this IPA is brewed with Chinook, Cascade & Glacier hops. The orange and lemon flavors, and clean, dry finish are the hallmarks of this citrusy ale. Barn Phantom Gose with Cranberries. This ale is effervescent and lightly sour, with cranberry and citrus aromas and a hint of minerality. 4% 10 IBUs
Windmill Brewing Hey Mikey!-Imperial Oatmeal Stout with Maple Syrup and Cinnamon 13.1%Good Morning Mikey!-Imperial Oatmeal Stout with Maple Syrup, Cinnamon, and Barrel Aged Coffee added. 13.1%Memes and Dreams-milkshake style ipa made with mangoesPeaches and Memes-milkshake style ipa made with peaches
ZwanzigZ BrewingMint Chocolate Chip Porter – is brewed with Black malt and Chocolate malt and has a very sweet finish. True Myth Black IPA – is brewed with 8lbs of Idaho 7, Lemondrop and Simcoe hops along with Midnight Wheat.

Friday VIP & Rarities Session Map

Friday VIP & Rarity Session Map

Participating Indiana Brewery & Guest Bios:

10-56 Brewing Co Logo featuring a bike tire with wings

Independent & family run, 10-56 Brewing is like hanging out with family! Come out and enjoy our dog friendly, game filled taproom, our huge outdoor beer garden or our family friendly area. Vinyl every day & live music several times month means your ears will be as happy as your belly. Food too!

Black and White Circular Logo Featuring a Skull with 4 eye sockets

18th Street Brewery was founded as a home brewery by Drew Fox in 2010. After years of hands-on learning and exploration, 18th Street Brewery became official with the release of SINISTER DIPA in 2013.

An old fashioned highway identification sign featuring the words 450 North with a street sign below reading Brewing Co

450 North Brewing Co. Small-batch brewery in Columbus, IN featuring frequent releases of unique and interesting brews.
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Auburn Brewing Company Text Based Logo

Auburn Brewing Company: Located in early 1920s gas station serving modern and traditional beer!

3 Green Hop Cones and Bare Hands Brewery in Green Text

Bare Hands Brewery opened in December, 2011 with one simple mission: Owned and operated by South Bend native Chris Gerard, all brewing at Bare Hands is done on site in the Granger (South Bend suburb) brewery. Beer is available on 10 rotating taps in the brewpub and limited distribution in Indiana.

Bier Brewery Pint Glass with written logo

Bier Brewery is committed to the highest quality and best tasting bier in Indianapolis. Each hand-crafted batch allows Bier to have the utmost control over the many variables that make up our awesomeness. The results have been delicious and quite successful at various events around the world.

Black Acre is a craft brewery and taproom located in the Irvington neighborhood of Indianapolis.

Orange Sketch of an Owl Surrounded by Blind Owl Brewery Text

Blind Owl Brewery is a staple in the Binford Neighborhood. Serving up some of Indy’s best brews. Such as their GABF gold medal Parliament Drive Pilsner 2019 World Beer Cup silver medal for VII Kings Belgian Dark Strong 2018 and Indiana State Fair bronze medal for VII Sons Belgian Golden Strong 2018.

Brewdog Indianapolis Logo Text Based

BrewDog is passionate about a few things, but beer and humans are always our top two. We are on a mission to make others as passionate about craft beer as we are.

Broad Ripple Brew Pub Logo Featuring a Pair of Boots Resting on a Bar

Broad Ripple Brewpub is Indiana’s first brewpub and currently the oldest operating brewery in the state designed to look and feel like an English pub. We have one of the largest outdoor cafes in Broad Ripple. We offer a family-friendly, vegan-friendly, work-friendly, dog-friendly, and more environment.

A Laughing skull on a red square

Burn ‘Em Brewing strives to bring our creativity in the way we brew and what we brew with to produce the finest and most unique brews in our region.

Byway Brewing Company Logo Black Circle with a white sketch of a pint glass with a highway leading to a hop cone

Byway Brewing Co. is a microbrewery and taproom that opened in early 2016. We offer a wide range of house-brewed beers and a chef driven food menu.

Cedar Creek Brewery Logo with Pine Trees

Cedar Creek Brewing Company: Brewery, Winery, Distillery

A sketch of a plummet (or plumb weight) surrounded by the text Centerpoint Brewing Company

Centerpoint Brewing strives to produce craft beer of the highest quality by focusing on the details and finding the Centerpoint of the production process, resulting in easy-drinking, well-balanced beers that all are sure to enjoy.

Green creature with yellow eyes with Creatures of Habit Brewing Co

Creatures of Habit Brewing Co.: 3 Barrel brewery in Historic Downtown Anderson Indiana brewing many styles with a focus finding everyone a beer they love.

Daredevil Brewing Co logo featuring a red racing helmet

Daredevil is located in the Speedway neighborhood of Indianapolis. While we are most known for our flagship Lift Off IPA we have one of the most diverse German-style lager programs in the United States. Visit us in Speedway or Daredevil Hall, our all-ages restaurant and taproom at 86th & Keystone.

Deviate Brewing Logo Yellow Circle with an arrow shaped similar to an ouroboros

Deviate From The Norm!

Ellison Brewing Company is located in downtown Indianapolis specializing in IPAs, Lagers and wood aged beers.

Fountaint Square Brew Co Logo featuring stylized trees in blue and red

Fountain Square Brewery.: For Life’s Greatest Moments

Four Day Ray Logo Text

Centered in the Nickel Plate District, Four Day Ray Brewing is a family-friendly brewery gastropub with 24 rotating taps producing and serving award winning beers.

Stylized F and diagonal arrow on a green circle

At Function, the goal is to continually have something new on draft, while still keeping a supply of our core beers. To this end, we’ve put out over 260 unique beers in 6 years of operation. We encourage you to stop in and try Function’s latest output along with some of our delectable food.

A Black Hop Cone with Co. Beneath - Goshen Brewing Logo

Family-friendly brewpub located in an old power company building along the Elkhart River in downtown Goshen.

Grand Junction Brewing Company logo Featuring a Sketched Train Engine

Built out of a strong English heritage, Grand Junction Brewing Co. is focused on brewing traditional, true-to-style beers, with a heavy European influence, in a small-batch, artisan environment.

Guggman Haus Logog Featuring a cabin surrounded by pine trees

Brewing and serving beer in a two-story house in the Near Northwest neighborhood, Guggman Haus Brewing Co. focuses on brewing bold versions of familiar and experimental beer styles. Three Haus beers (Hefe, Milk Stout, New England IPA) took gold at the 2019 Indiana Brewer’s Cup!

Hop cone with waves on either side and the text Hop River Brewing Company

Hop River is a 15-barrel production micro-brewery and taproom in downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana.Our brewery creates high quality craft beer in an authentic brewery taproom atmosphere and engages with its customers outside of the brewery through local production.

A Green Hop Cone inside of a Black Sign

Hoplore Brewing Co. is a small batch brewery in a historic setting creating unique brews with non traditional ingredients.

Indiana City Logo Featuring a torch

Love great beer! 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 finest ingredients.

Ironwood Brewing Logo - Orange Square with purple lettering and a picture of a hop cone

Ironwood Brewing Co: Small batch, hand crafted beers served in a cozy environment.

Mad Anthony Brewing Logo featuring text and hops - locations in Fort Wayne, Auburn, Warsaw and Angola

From the very beginning, Mad Anthony was anything but normal. Steeped in the fun-loving tradition that had been established at the corner of Broadway and Taylor the city’s first microbrews were welcomed by friends, customers, and beer lovers throughout northern Indiana.

Malt Brothers Brewing is one of NW Indiana’s top craft brewpubs! Stop in for a selection of 15 or more craft beers on draft and get a bite off our full menu. Or just hang-out in our unique Tap Room or our family-friendly dining room. Located in St. John, Indiana, MBB is a must-visit location!

Moontown Brewing Logo Featuring a Black Moon with the Indianapolis City Scape in outline on the top edge

Moontown Brewing Company is a brewery, restaurant, and event venue located in a historic school and gymnasium in Whitestown, IN. We brew to the highest of standards using only premium ingredients to create the finest craft beer that pairs perfectly with our elevated food from our scratch kitchen.

Red Square with a White Hop Cone and the words Off Square Brewing

Off Square Brewing: Full Brewery/Restaurant conveniently located off I-65 in Northwest Indiana

Pax Verum Logo Featuring a stylized P & V

Pax Verum Brewing: A destination brewery steeped in mystery and lore…

Planetary Brewing Logo Featuring a planet with rings in the foreground and a smaller planet with two moons in the background

Planetary Brewing Co: A Microbrewery creating a universe of styles and flavors from Greenwood, Indiana.

Two Mirrored Female Face Outlines Facing Each Other

Quaff ON! Brewing Co. creates craft beer in the heart of Brown County, Indiana. Our brewing facility is housed in a former bowling alley just outside the village of downtown Nashville, IN. You can find our beer at Big Woods Restaurants locations and throughout the state of Indiana!

Ruhe 152 Logo Text Based

Ruhe 152 is a bistro, brewery, and distillery that opened in downtown Nappanee in June of 2019. We offer an eclectic food menu and constantly rotating house made beer.

Square Red Background featuring the Sour Note Brew in text in front of bourbon barrels

The Sour Note Brewing: The sister company to 18th Street Brewery, they produce sour funky beers.

Black Stylized Cross surrounded by the name Saint Benedicts Brew Works in a Circle

Located on the grounds of a Benedictine monastery in Ferdinand, SBBW creates great beer amid the centuries-old traditions of prayer and work with a New World spirit.

Sun Featuring a stylized sketch of an Aztec face

Sun King Brewing is an independent Indiana craft brewery with a focus on creating traditional seasonal and unique specialty beer. 

Sun King rolled their first keg of beer out of the door in July 2009 and since then has grown into one of Indiana’s largest and most award-winning breweries, with medals at the Great American Beer Festival® and the World Beer Cup®

Sketch of an open inverted hop cone

Founded in 2014, Switchyard Brewing is located in the heart of Downtown Bloomington. We take a lot of pride in the beer that we craft, but are most proud of cultivating an employee culture like no other, and having a positive impact on the communities we’re a part of.

Taxman Brewing Company Logo Featuring a Skeleton Head wearing a Top Hat

Taxman Brewing Co.: Belgian Inspired. American Crafted.

Mastadon Imposed Over a Outline of the State of Indiana

Our goal at Teays River Brewing & Public House is to blend beer and food with a sense of community and become a destination for craft beer lovers and food enthusiasts alike.

The Chesterton Brewery Logo featuring a green sketch of hops and the text veterans brewing for veterans

The Chesterton Brewery is a veteran owned and operated brewery

A green Badge on a Black Square with white text reading The Devil's Trumpet Brewing Co.

At The Devil’s Trumpet Brewing Co., we take pride in brewing quality hand crafted beers. Our mission is to produce aromatic, clean, unique full flavored beers. Our destination brewery and taproom is located at 8250 Utah St., Merrillville, IN 46410.

A White crown with the letters GBC and the text The Guardian Brewing Company below

The Guardian Brewing Company has been producing a wide variety of high-quality beers in Muncie Indiana since 2004.

The Tap Brewery Logo: A Short Tap Handle

The Tap is a brewery and craft beer bar in Bloomington, Indiana, boasting one of Indiana’s largest selections of small-batch craft beer.

Windmill Company Logo Featuring a Yellow Windmill

Windmill Brewing is a small up and coming brewery located in Dyer, Indiana. We are well know for our series of milkshake Inspired beers (starting with memes and dreams) but also offer a steady variety of core beers that fit every style. Stop by the taproom (closed sundays) and say hello to Luthrr the cat!!

ZwanzigZ Logo Stylized Z in a Circle

ZwanzigZ Pizza & Brewing: Brewers Association 2016 small brewpub brewer and brewery of the year.


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