Northwest Indiana Breweries and Wineries

Northwest Indiana Breweries and Wineries

More About Northwest Indiana Breweries and Wineries

Sample some of the regions delicious local wine and microbrews!


The Illiana Brew Bus is Nothwest Indiana's Original Craft Brewery touring company. It's so much fun! Check out all the different touring options! click for details

308 Perry
La Porte, IN 46350
Established in 1996 in the county of LaPorte, Indiana, Back Road Brewery is LaPorte’s first production craft brewery. Chuck Krcilek (Co-owner/president) started home brewing in 1990. He found he had a love for making beer. This began an idea that changed the craft brewing scene in LaPorte, Indiana. A small production craft brewery was conceived. Today, sixteen years later, the 7-barrel brewery still operates simply and efficiently.
Thurs/Fri 3:30-7pm
Saturday 1-5pm
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1409 119th St, Whiting, IN 46394
(219) 655-5284
Bulldog Brewing Co. is a microbrewery offering a full menu and full bar. We have 5 signature brews as well as a variety of seasonal brews.
Mon - Thu: 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat: 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sun: 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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718 Freyer Rd.
Michigan City, IN 46360
(219) 210-3784
Burn ‘Em Brewing was established in February 2013. We are striving to bring our creativity in the way we brew and what we brew with, along with our never-ending passion of the brewing industry to produce the finest and most unique brews in our region. Comforting the disturbed and the disturbing the comfortable.
Monday-Thursday: 2PM-8PM CST
Friday & Saturday: 11AM-10PM CST
Sunday: 11AM-8PM CST
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211 S. East Street
Crown Point, IN
The brewery was founded in 2008 by Tim Walsh and Dave Bryan of Crown Point, IN. They both wanted to see great craft beer in their local community! The City of Crown Point was home to a large regional brewery(Crown Brewing) that closed in 1916. They brought back the Crown Brewing name and the brewery has grown and become a part of the Crown Point community again. The brewery participates in community events and has teamed up with the City of Crown Point to host an annual Oktoberfest celebration! The brewery is now owned by Dave Bryan. Tours of the brewery are given the first Monday of every month. Sign up at the bar.
Sunday-Thursday 11:00am-11:00pm
Friday-Saturday 11:00am-Midnight
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150 S Washington St, Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 477-2000
A fun brewpub on the Courthouse Square in downtown Valparaiso. We have 11 of our handcrafted brews on tap, homemade root beer and a light menu of sandwiches, salads, appetizers and desserts and are family friendly.
We not only offer 6 different year-round beers, but over 30 seasonal beers throughout the year so that you never need to fear the mundane, “hum-drum”, or the monotonous. We utilize over 40 different hop varieties across our craft to create the perfect profile in every beer.
Wed - Sat: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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1555 W Lincolnway Ste 105
Valparaiso, IN 46385
Four Fathers Brewing opened its doors in 2014 in Valparaiso. Their brewery anchors a small industrial building along humble two-lane Lincolnway Road.
Wednesday and Friday: 4pm – 9 pm
Saturday: 12 pm – 9 pm
Sunday: 11am – 6 pm
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1535 S. Calumet Rd., Chesterton, IN 46304
Hunter's Brewing is a nanobrewery located in Chesterton, IN. Brewed by hand on our one-barrel system, Hunter's Brewing beers focus on flavor and range from the traditional to the creative.
Open Mon-Thurs 4pm - 9pm, Fri-Sat 12pm - 9pm, and Sunday 11am - 6pm.
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6 Roosevelt Rd, Valparaiso, IN 46383
Ironwood Brewing opened for business on August 16, 2013. Ironwood Brewing Company is considered a tasting room/bar facility (you must be 21 to be on the property) - a place where fans of craft beer can meet for stimulating conversation and a couple of great brews.
This is not a sports bar; there are no TV’s on the premises! However, wi-fi is available.
Ironwood beers are best described as “true-to-style” with an occasional twist. The beers are all generally malt-forward but balanced with a nice variety of hops.
Local ingredients used in the brewing process include blueberries, cherries, honey, and even hops.
Monday and Tuesday 4-9pm**
Tuesday and Wednesday 4-9pm
Friday Saturday 2-10pm
Sunday 1-6pm
Call for holiday hours
**Denotes extra hours Memorial Day through Labor Day
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121 E Main St., Griffith, Indiana 46319
The Tap Room is located at 121 E Main Street in downtown Griffith and features seating for 60 visitors inside and an outdoor patio for another 30 guests. We offer brewery tours most Saturdays (email ahead of your visit). You may also enjoy New Oberpfalz on draft at a variety of restaurants and taverns around NWI or purchase bottles in your local liquor store.
Tuesday - Thursday: 3PM - 10PM
Friday & Saturday: 11AM- 10PM
Sunday: 11AM- 7PM
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311 N. Broad St., Griffith, IN 46319
We are a family-owned microbrewery specializing in Belgian, English, and other European style beers brewed by Joe Pokropinski. You will often find our brewmaster visiting with customers in one of the tasting rooms, discussing one of his 4-6 beers on tap. Our front 2 tasting rooms offer a cozy, old-world European feel, while our back area offers a jukebox, board games, boards & bags, vintage multicade, & dartboard.
Tues & Wed: 2-10pm
Thurs: 2-11pm
Fri: 2pm-12am
Sat: 12pm-12am
Sun: 12-8pm
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141 Harding Drive, Lowell, IN 46356
(219) 690-3080
Thur: 4pm-9pm
Fri. 4pm- 9pm
Sat: 12pm - 8pm
Sun: 11am - 7pm
Those lucky enough to be friends and neighbors of Christopher and Gwendolyn Fast have been enjoying the benefits of his homebrewing hobby for 15 years. Now, others can join in as Fast pours his energy into Route 2 Brews, Lowell's first craft brewery which opened officially November 29, 2014.
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9575 Wicker Avenue
St. John, IN 46373
(219) 627-4294
St. John Malt Brothers is committed to offering a great tasting, quality and consistent beer to our region. Our tasting room showcases our different varieties and our unique brand personality.
SJMB's facility includes high-end, computerized European brewing equipment with a 15-barrel production capacity.
Our unique, classic tasting room showcases our craft beer, unique and rare bottled selections, fine wines, choice bites, merchandise and local art.
Tuesday-Thursday 4pm-10pm
Friday 2pm-11pm
Saturday 11am-11pm
Sunday 11am-9pm
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208 Wabash St, Michigan City, IN 46360
(219) 879-4677
Shoreline Brewery is a brewery and restaurant located near the shores of Lake Michigan in Michigan City, Indiana. Twelve beers are always on tap, including the World Beer Cup Award winning Beltaine Scottish Ale and Singing Sands Oatmeal Stout, and seasonal beers such as Samuel Jackson's Black IPA, Bavarian Bombshell Black Lager, and the Barrel Aged Imperial Stout Lost Sailor. In the eight years of existence, Shoreline Brewery has evolved and grown into so much more than just a brewery.
The ever growing list of beers is the main focus to pleasing those who enjoy a pint, but the restaurant is also as important to those who enjoy a wonderful dining experience as well. The chef at Shoreline Brewery has vast knowledge and experience in fine dining and brings that element to the pallet of those who visit the brewery.
Sun - Thurs 11am - 12am
Fri & Sat 11am - 1am
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8250 Utah Street, Merrillville, IN 46410
(219) 576-7118
With our destination brewery and taproom, The Devil’s Trumpet welcomes the craft beer lover. Our brewery opened in 2014, but our brewers have been perfecting their recipes for over ten years. Visit our taproom for a few pints and take some home! Cheers!
Monday – Thursday 3pm – 9pm
Friday 3pm – 11pm
Saturday 12pm – 11pm
Sunday 12pm – 8pm
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1104 E. Main St., Griffith, IN 46319
(219) 595-5054
Wildrose aims at American-style beers that are hoppy but traditionally balanced. The brewpub features a seven-barrel brewing system, a 2,000-square-foot bar with restaurant seating, and a spacious patio with cornhole and a garage door that opens into the bar.
Mon - Thu: 3pm - 11pm
Fri: 3pm - Midnight
Sat: 12pm - Midnight
Sun: 12pm - 8pm
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9750 Indiana Parkway
Munster, Indiana 46321
Phone: (219) 922-3565
There’s a great number of craft breweries worldwide and thankfully more opening almost daily. Even while utilizing only the four main ingredients, these breweries make an astonishingly wide variety of ales and lagers, all with a unique house flavor.
Three Floyds is no different. Even with the wide variety of styles we brew, our ales and lagers will always taste like Three Floyds. Using sound techniques, the finest ingredients and innovation, we strive to make the best and most memorable beers—always setting themselves apart
Tours are offered on Saturdays. Tours will be held at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30, 4:30, and 5:30. Sign-ups are on a first come, first serve basis and you can sign up with our door guy on the day of the tour.
Brewpub Hours:
Mon-Thurs 11:00am–11:15pm
Fri-sat 11:00am–1:15am
Sun 11:00am–11:15pm
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5725 Miller Ave. Gary, IN 46403
18th Street Brewery is a brewpub in the Miller Beach neighborhood of Gary, Indiana in late 2013. Conveniently located off the Dunes Highway and the Metra 'Miller' stop, 18th Street specializes in both big and small beers, from 9.5% barrel aged Double Milk Stouts to 4.5% Session Pale Ales. 18th Street also has a craft cocktail menu and carries a curated selection of whiskey, bourbon, and wine. We have a kitchen that specializes in small plates, salads, sandwiches, and seasonal offerings. Our large, open front room is great for families.
Monday-Thursday: 11am – 10pm
Friday and Saturday: 12pm – 12am
Sunday: 11pm – 8pm
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430 E. U.S. Highway 6
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Phone: (219) 464-4936
A family tradition originating in 1927, Anderson’s Orchard has grown from a small roadside market to the most beautiful 40 acre family attraction spot in Porter County, Indiana. You'll love our bakery, fudge factory, and gift shop Our candles, steins, glassware. local handmade crafts, and homemade jams and jellies are just a few of the treasures you will find on your visit with us. We are also home to the largest selection of beer and wine making suppliers in the Chicago land area. In the spring visit our greenhouse.
January 2 – April 14:
Fri. 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Sat. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sun., 12 a.m. – 6 p.m.
April 15 – December 31:
Sun. thru Sat.: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
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401 Broadway
Chesterton, IN 46304
Phone: (219) 929-1400
Butler Winery, established in 1983, is the fourth oldest operating winery in Indiana. The winery and vineyard are located just 10 minutes from the NE side of Bloomington, which is also within the northern boundaries of the Indiana Uplands viticultural area. This region in south central Indiana produces wines of distinctive character.
Monday - Saturday: 10 - 6pm
Sunday: 12- 6 pm
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11144 Jordan Road
Remington, IN 47977
Phone: (219) 866-4334
Carpenter Creek Cellars, the original winery in Jasper County, Indiana, is a farm winery producing world-class wines which embody the best terroir and fruit the Midwest has to offer.
Monday through Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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119 S. Calumet, Ste 101-105
Chesterton, IN 46304
Phone: (219) 390-WINE
We feature wines for the entire pallet. From dry light bodied wines to our Fit Collection to our fruitier sweeter wines from our Race Collection. Visit our website for upcoming events
Tuesday-Thursday: 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Friday: 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Sunday: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
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2030 Tryon Rd
Michigan City, IN 46360
Phone: (219) 874-9463
"A great winery experience on the southern Lake Michigan shore". Featuring custom crafted wines and a first class facility situated on nearly 20 acres of grounds with expansive views, comfortable patios, covered porches, fireplaces, tasting room, specialty foods, gifts and local artwork.
Check website for seasonal hours.
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Tags: Special Interest, Over 21, Drink, Tour, Brewery, Winery, NWI, Things To Do, What To Do

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Date: February 17, 2017

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