When I first began my journey into craft beer, it began with the so-called “intro” beers of the time. My friends, older and much more knowledgeable of beer not named “Bud”, would give me a bottle of Newcastle or Fat Tire when someone went to Colorado. Having a beer with flavor, some sweetness and some […]

Grateful Dead Ticket Giveaway, Beer Release and More!

4 Reasons to join me at the Bloomington Brewing Co. Brewpub at Lennie’s this Thursday, June 4, from 4-7: 1. Lune Blanche Belgian Blond release party from 4-7. This beer is tasty! 2. Founder and CEO, Jeff Mease is drawing the winner of the Grateful Dead ticket giveaway at 6 p.m. for the Sunday, July 5 show at […]

BBC Partners with IFA for Back Country Session IPA

The Indiana Forest Alliance is thrilled by our continued collaboration with the Bloomington Brewing Company and the 2015 release of the Back Country Session IPA. BBC and Lennie’s Brewpub have become part of the fabric that makes southern Indiana such a unique place, much like the rolling hills of forests that define the region. The […]

We’re Hiring!

Assistant Brewer Position Bloomington Brewing Company was established in 1994, and is the fourth modern-era brewpub in the state and the first in Southern Indiana. After 20 years, the first bottle production began in 2014.  The Brewpub currently has 15 draught lines, including Nitro and Cask styles.  Bottled or draught beer is for purchase and […]

BBC Celebrates Earth Day with Hop Rhizome Giveaway

Organic Cascade Hops starts from our very own Loesch Farm will be yours for the taking. Come by the Brewpub at Lennie’s on April 22nd and grab one. Available until they’re gone. Love and care for your Hops includes the following: Background Info Hop rhizomes are small roots that are cut from the main root […]

The Beer that Built the BBC

Jeff Mease, Co-founder and CEO Bloomington Brewing Co. It was 1993 and most folks in Indiana had never heard of “craft beer”. We had opened our restaurant, Lennie’s, about four years earlier and we really enjoyed promoting interesting and unusual beers.   At that time, “good beer” was largely comprised of import brands like Heineken, […]