Best Breweries in East Central Indiana

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Many times when someone is moving their first thoughts are about the physical space or home they will be occupying, but the community in which you choose to live is just as important! What amenities, events, or resources does a community have that make you want to build or purchase your home there? One resource that is increasingly popular with the millennial age group is breweries! They’re a great space to relax with friends on a weekend, enjoy a working lunch, or meet up with family to celebrate an event. This week, we’ll be discussing some of the best local breweries in East Central Indiana! 

Bad Dad Brewing Co. is a family affair started by a father and his sons in Fairmount, Indiana. They are stirring up the competition by putting their twist on famous styles and brews from across the country. This brewery also offers mouth-watering Detroit Style Deep Dish Pizza and Neapolitan-ish Pizza. Is there a better combo than pizza and beer? Check out their original brews and their draft list and find a new favorite weekend spot!

Whatever you are craving Elm Street Brewing Company will satisfy you with a variety of brews and delicious comfort food for lunch or dinner! This updated industrial building is one of the most unique spots in Muncie, Indiana! Enjoy your craft beer on their outside patio with live music and good vibes. Explore their extensive Brews & Tap List and enjoy the rest of the Summer! 

At the intersection of Jackson and Madison Street sits the Guardian Brewing Company in a completely remodeled community building called MadJax. This independent brewery is located in Muncie, Indiana handcrafts its beer and adds new styles almost every week, so you surely won’t get bored here! Schedule a tour and get to see first-hand their brew artistry and the steps from harvest to glass. If you are also looking for a bite to eat, Guardian offers beer-infused sauce on their pizzas! 

Pax Verum Brewing Company is tucked away in Lapel, Indiana but stands out in every possible way. In April 2018, they opened their doors and have since sold over 200,000 pints of their unique brews. This beloved brewery currently showcases 16 different handcrafted beers that have equally striking artwork on the packaging. Stop in for a drink or shop online at: 

Located in the heart of historic downtown Rushville, Indiana is Fish Moon Brewing Company. This beloved brewery has equally good food and beers so you won’t have to choose between hunger and a fun environment. Try their 8 different locally crafted beers while you listen to live music or take home a growler and enjoy on your couch. Support this local spot and make it a go-to on your weekends! 

While breweries may not make or break your decision of where to live, they can enhance your experience in a community. If you have any suggestions to add to our list, please share them on social media. A big part of my job is making sure that you choose not only the right home but also the right community! Tune in again next month to see more reasons why East Central Indiana is a great place to live! If you end up loving one of these areas, contact me, and together we can find your dream home. 

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