5 reasons for Beer Fests, Columbus is next!

Tis the season for Beer Fests!

1: Save money!  The For less $ than traveling you can visit many breweries in one spot. Next up: Columbus Craft Beer Fest Saturday, May 18 from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. at Mill Race Park, Columbus, with 1 p.m. entry time for Early Birds.

CLICK for TIX +Read about 10 breweries you may not know here

You would need to cover a swath of nearly 75 miles wide and 200 miles long inside Indiana plus visit Kentucky to visit these breweries, and Michigan for a cidery.

Some of the breweries participating are:

2Toms Brewing Company, Fort Wayne, Indiana
450 North Brewing Co., Columbus, IN
Ash & Elm Cider Company, Indianapolis, IN
Bare Hands Brewery, Granger, IN
Bier Brewery, Indianapolis, IN
Blake’s Hard Cider Co., Armada, MI
Bloomington Hop Jockeys, Bloomington, IN
Broad Ripple Brewpub, Indianapolis, IN
Burn ‘Em Brewing, Michigan City, IN
Carson’s Brewery, Evansville, IN
CenterPoint Brewing CompanyIndianapolis, IN
Chapman’s Brewing Co., Steuben County, IN
Columbus Area Classic Alers (homebrew club), Columbus, IN
Crasian Brewing Company, Brookston, IN
Creatures of Habit Brewing Co., Anderson, IN
Country Boy Brewing, Lexington, KY
Devil’s Trumpet Brewing Co., Merrillville, IN
dot & line brewing company, Fort Wayne, IN
Evil Czech Brewery, Mishawaka, IN
Fenwick Farms Brewing Company, Rensselaer, Indiana
Fountain Square Brewing Co., Indianapolis, IN
Four Day Ray Brewing, Fishers, Indiana
Function Brewing, Bloomington, IN
Friendly Beasts Cider Co. Bloomington, IN
Goodwood Brewery, Louisville, KY
Hoosier Brewing Company, Shelby County, IN
Indiana Brewers Union HomeBrew Club
Junk Ditch Brewing Company, Fort Wayne, IN
Mad Anthony Brewing Company, Fort Wayne, IN
Moontown Brewing Co., Whitestown, IN
Nailers Brewing Company, Whiteland, IN
Planetary Brewing Co., Greenwood, IN
Quaff On! Brewing Co., Nashville, IN
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery, Indianapolis, IN
Scarlet Lane Brewing, McCordsville, IN
Seymour Brewing Co., Seymour, IN
Shale Creek Brewing, Franklin, IN
St. Benedict’s Brew Works, Ferdinand, Indiana
St. Joseph’s Brewery & Public House, Indianapolis, IN
Sun King Brewery, Indianapolis, IN
Switchyard Brewing Co., Bloomington, IN
Taxman Brewing Company, Bargersville, IN
TwoDEEP Brewing Co., Indianapolis, IN
Trubble Brewing Co. Fort Wayne, IN
Union Brewing Company, Carmel, IN
Upland Brewing Co., Bloomington, IN
Wooden Bear Brewing, Greenfield, IN
ZwanzigZ Brewing, Columbus, IN

2:  Save Time!  Even if you only sample from 25 of the breweries (keeping consumption to a few pints total (at 3 oz each sample) You’d spend at least 5 and likely 7 or 8 days visiting 3 to 5 breweries a day (that’s a lot of Uber cost!). 

3. Find Rare Beers!  Brewers bring their best and sometimes not easy to find beer

4. Get your swag on!  Coasters, Coozies, Stickers, Buy a shirt, Get beer stuff!

5. Support local charity.   every ticket sold to each fest benefits The Columbus Park Foundation, Just Friends Adult Daycare Services and Turning Point Domestic Violence Services.. Feel good about the donation, Drink beer, Have fun, and call Uber or get a designated driver ($10 DD ticket)