Five Reasons for Beer Fests

Five Reasons to Pay Attention to  Beer Fests 2019!

1: Save money!  The For less $ than traveling you can visit many breweries in one spot. Next up: Bloomington Craft Beer Fest Saturday, April 20 from 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. at Historic Woolery Mill, with 2 p.m. entry time for Early Birds.


You’d cover a swath of nearly 75 miles wide and 200 miles long inside Indiana to visit these breweries.

Some of the breweries participating are:

450 North
Bare Hands Brewery
Basket Case Brewing Company
Bier Brewery
Big Lug Brewing
Black Acre Brewing Company
Bloomington Brewing Co.
Broad Ripple Brewpub
Cannon Ball Brewing Company
Carson’s Brewery
Cedar Creek Brewing Co
Centerpoint Brewing
Chilly Water Brewing Company
Civilian Brewing Corps
Creatures of Habit Brewing Co
Crown Brewing
Daredevil Brewing
The Devil’s Trumpet Brewing Co.
Flat 12 Bierwerks
Fountain Square Brewery
Four Day Ray Brewing
Friendly Beast Cider
Function Brewing
Grand Junction Brewing Co.

Hoosier Brewing Company
Mad Anthony Brewing Company
Maidens Brewery & Pub
Metazoa Brewing Co.
Misbeehavin’ Meads
New Albanian Brewing Company
New Day Craft
Oddball Fermentables
Oliver Winery
Planetary Brewing Co.
Quaff ON!
Schnitz Brewery
St. Benedict’s Brew Works
Sun King Brewing Company
Switchyard Brewing Company
Teays River Brewing
The Tap Brewery
Taxman Brewing Company
Triton Brewing Company
TwoDEEP Brewing Co
Upland Brewing Company
Wooden Bear Brewing Co.
ZwanzigZ Brewing

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 always some not usually found!

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 a charity AND keeps your Brewers Guild of Indiana active. Feel good about the donation, Drink beer, Have fun, and call Uber or get a designated driver ($10 DD ticket)