Join us at the Persimmon Ale release party

Bloomington Brewing Co. will release Persimmon Ale on Wednesday, November 6 at our release party at the Bloomington Brewpub at Lennie’s from 4-6 p.m. during “Hoppy Hour,” where you can also enjoy $4 flats handcrafted by Chef Fred Manion. Brewers Floyd Rosenbaum and Nick Banks added over 100 pounds of local, wild-harvested Indiana persimmons to this […]

Vision Weiss Raises $1,922 for Cardinal Stage Company

Though Vision Weiss, our seasonal German wheat beer, is done for the season, its effects on the community linger on in the form of a donation to Cardinal Stage Company. One dollar from each pint of Vision Weiss sold at Lennie’s this past spring and summer, along with a portion of sales of each keg, was donated to Cardinal Stage […]

Java Porter Back on Tap

Bloomington Brewing Co.’s fall/winter seasonal, Java Porter, is flowing again at the Brewpub at Lennie’s. We’ve been brewing this beer as our cold weather seasonal for nearly the entire 20 year history of BBC. Always looking for slight improvements in flavor, this year we decided to tweak the formula a bit. We upped the amount […]

Oktoberfest Meal Specials at the Brewpub at Lennie’s

Why does the incredible German holiday of Oktoberfest start in September, anyway? Chew on that food for thought (or just Google it) while enjoying these limited-time specials at the Brewpub at Lennie’s at the beginning of October (that’s October with a “c”). Lennie’s Oktoberfest Specials Available Tuesday through Thursday, October 1 – 3, 2013, from 4 – 9 […]

Bloomington and Black Acre Collaborate on BABBC Roggenbier

Today Bloomington Brewing Co. and Black Acre Brewing Co. are proud to tap a special collaboration beer: BABBC Roggenbier. This German specialty ale is well known for its predominant use of malted rye. Brewers from both Bloomington Brewing Co. and Black Acre contributed to the formulation of this special single batch of ale. Fine Ingredients for a Fine […]

Raise a Pint to Celebrate 20 Years of Lotus Festival

Lotus Fan & Bloomington Brew Boss Jeff Mease shares seasoned advice on how to properly “do” Lotus. The Lotus Music and Arts Festival, crown jewel of the Bloomington music scene, annually hosts dozens of musical acts from all over the world. One World Enterprises (which Bloomington Brewing Co. is part of) has supported the festival since its […]

Rooftop IPA won the gold medal for IPAs at the Indiana Brewers Cup competition

Where to find Rooftop IPA, one of the best IPAs in Indiana

We’re tremendously pleased that Bloomington Brewing Co. Rooftop IPA won the gold medal in the IPA category at the 2013 Indiana Brewers’ Cup, one of the largest craft beer competitions in the country. Craft beer connoisseurs at the annual competition, held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, voted Rooftop “Best IPA.” The certified beer judges in the voting panel […]