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Best New Breweries

Since we last raised a glass to Central Indiana’s best beer in 2014, dozens of taprooms have opened here. In service to you, thirsty reader, we drank at all of them. What follows is a sampler of the area’s most sippable new suds. Who’s ready for the next round?

  • Central State   – The Fall Creek Place taproom serves some of the most unique beers in the state.

  • Deviate – If a taproom makes its beers this hard to acquire, the suds better be great. And they are.

  • Cannon Ball – One of the smallest taprooms in the city is also one of the greatest.

  • Round Town – Jerry Sutherlin’s taproom is every bit as good as you would expect it to be.

  • Centerpoint – The Circle City Industrial Complex taproom is as pretty as the beer is tasty.

  • St. Joseph  – The heavenly architecture isn’t the only thing this taproom has going for it.

  • Metazoa – This small taproom serves some pretty wild beers.

  • Four Day Ray – An elegant taproom fills a niche in Fishers.

  • Chilly Water – The Fletcher Place taproom offers more than a great location.

  • Blind Owl – This huge, family-friendly taproom gives patrons more than one reason to visit.

Comiskey joined the magazine in 2006, shortly after completing an MA in journalism at Indiana University. During graduate school, he served as arts & culture editor of the Indiana Alumni Magazine and wrote for newspapers throughout the state. Comiskey’s longform features have won a number of Society of Professional Journalists Awards, and have taken him inside sperm banks, across the country in a semi, and to the home of the world’s smallest books. He lives in Zionsville with his wife and three children. Email him at [email protected]

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